Five tips for grazing through wet conditions
Kieran Mailey
Grazing conditions have become increasingly difficult after a prolonged wet period. Outlined are five tips to keeping cattle settled at grass.
Ten tips for turning cattle out to grass
Grazing in March and early April need planning and good grassland management. Kieran Mailey outlines some tips for turning cattle out to grass.
25 February 2023 Management
Five tips for turning cattle out to grass
Where cattle will go to grass in March, outlined are a couple of tips to help the transition to outdoors.
Do your sums before buying grazing stores this spring
Where farmers plan to buy stores this spring to graze and finish, doing a budget beforehand is recommended. Kieran Mailey reports.
22 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Reducing meal feeding before spring turn-out
Before turning weanlings and stores out to graze, reduce meal feeding levels to aid the transition on to spring grass.
21 February 2023 Management
Five tips to prepare for spring grazing
Ground conditions are improving and there will be farmers on drier land thinking about grazing in the coming weeks.
11 February 2023 Management
Five tips for grazing forage brassica crops in winter
On farms where cattle are outwintered on forage brassica crops like kale, there are a few things to keep in mind. Outlined are five tips for grazing animals through the winter.
19 November 2022 Management
Five options for weaning spring-born calves
Suckler farmers will be thinking of weaning spring-born calves over the next few weeks, with various methods used. Outlined are five options for weaning.
1 October 2022 Management