In pictures: Angus dominates top 10 ICBF replacement index list
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at the top 10 bulls on the ICBF replacement index.
30 November 2023 Breeding & health
In pictures: top 10 bulls on ICBF terminal list
Adam Woods takes a look at the new top 10 list on the ICBF terminal index.
22 November 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: an atrocious year of wet weather
Quite a number of trees blew down in the area during storm Debi, creating quite a lot of debris in the process.
Watching autumn calving cows for repeat heats
Where breeding got underway in early November for autumn calving cows, keep a close eye for signs of animals repeating over the coming week.
21 November 2023 Management
Big rewards from investing in dairy genetics
Farmers attending an AI Services meeting heard how investing in good genetics delivers multiple benefits for dairy farms.
15 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Machinery sales forecasted to drop but outlook remains positive - Lemken
At a recent press launch in France, Lemken showed off its latest machine wares and gave a business update ahead of Agritechnica next week. Peter Thomas Keaveney attended.
8 November 2023 News
Dream Maker makes McNamee’s dream come true
Shanon Kinahan reports from the McNamee family online timed auction, which took place last weekend.
7 November 2023 Pedigree
AI is word of the year
Collins Dictionary, in their wisdom, regard AI as the word of the year. But is that not just an acronym of two words?
1 November 2023 News
Heat detection in autumn-calving cows
Breeding will be getting under way in autumn-calving suckler herds and good heat detection should be part of the daily routine.
31 October 2023 Management
Watch: Tullamore heifers top out at €2,520
Adam Woods reports from the Tullamore Farm annual in-calf heifer sale, which took place in Roscrea mart on Wednesday night.
27 October 2023 Markets
Irish Hereford Breed Society Premier Sale tops at €4,000 for Griananpoll 1 Wolflord
The Irish Hereford Breed Society held their annual Autumn Premier sale in Tullamore Mart on Saturday 14 October where bulls averaged €3,300 and heifers averaged €2,100, writes Shanon Kinahan.
16 October 2023 Pedigree
Five tips for autumn breeding in suckler herds
On farms operating an autumn-calving suckler herd, breeding is likely to get under way around the end of October to early November. Outlined are five tips to keep in mind.
14 October 2023 Management