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Beef
Banking your 2022 BDGP payment
Adam Woods
Adam Woods discusses meeting the requirements of the 2022 BDGP scheme to guarantee payment this year.
28 September 2022 Breeding & health
280kg carcase at 19 months for dairy beef heifers
The Thrive cattle, which are all AI-bred stock, are demonstrating what is possible with dairy beef systems. Declan Marren reports.
28 September 2022 Winter AI
Devil in the detail as autumn breeding starts
Adam Woods previews this week’s special autumn breeding focus.
Munster Bovine increases callout charge
Munster Bovine is moving to recoup some costs when it comes to autumn AI on farms.
21 September 2022 Dealer
10 tips to using AI in autumn calving herds
Autumn calving naturally lends itself to using AI when breeding. Outlined are 10 tips to get the most from AI.
21 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Northeastern Holstein Friesian breeders raise €18,000 for Ukraine
Holstein Friesian breeders in the northeast came together to raise huge funds for Ukraine.
16 September 2022 Pedigree
Camera at the Mart: in-calf heifers hit €5,000 in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from a special in-calf heifer sale in Carrigallen Mart on Monday night.
31 August 2022 Markets
Grass+ beef: rainfall on the radar for the weekend
The dry spell looks to be coming to an end at the weekend with some heavy rain forecast from Friday night onwards.
31 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Farmer Writes: just one cow left to calve in 2022
Calving, mastitis and water issues all feature in Karen McCabe's latest update from her Leitrim farm.
27 August 2022 Farmer Writes
Certified Irish Angus launches elite breeding programme
Adam Woods has details of a new Certified Irish Angus producer group breed improvement programme being launched this week.
24 August 2022 Pedigree
Farmer Writes: no passengers on farm if dry weather persists
We’ve had less overall rain this year in the southeast than 2018 so nature will probably make up for it at some stage.
24 August 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: scanning and health and safety inspection
Grass growth is still on a go slow as rain has largely by passed Tommy Moyles farm and the warm weather saw the second day of scanning postponed.
24 August 2022 Farmer Writes