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Beef
Beef Welfare Scheme advice, scour prevention and looking after yourself
Adam Woods
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at the beef welfare scheme, preventing scour and looking after the 'number one' asset on the farm this spring: yourself.
30 January 2024 Management
Scanning time for autumn-calving herds
Suckler farmers running autumn-calving herds should be giving thought to pregnancy scanning.
24 December 2023 Management
Five cattle management jobs for the Christmas period
If there is additional help available over Christmas, outlined are a few bigger herd management tasks to complete over the holidays.
My Farming Week: Micheal Keane, New Quay, Burren, Co Clare
Micheal Keane has been milking in New Quay, Co Clare, for 50 years, with nearly 40 of those spent in winter milk. Anne O’Donoghue reports.
20 December 2023 News
Beef management notes: Fodder budgets and body condition scoring
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at fodder budgets, coccidiosis, body condition scoring and taking a break over the holiday period
20 December 2023 Management
Tirlán lifts November milk price by 2c/l
The lift in price is the first increase in base price for Tirlán suppliers since September 2022.
15 December 2023 News
Camera at the Mart: bittersweet end of Cashel Blue dairy herd
Shanon Kinahan brings you the top prices from the Cashel Blue dispersal sale, which took place in Thurles Mart last Friday.
29 November 2023 Markets
Beef Management: grazing forage crops and November SCEP deadline
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at grazing forage crops, SCEP deadlines and looking after first calving heifers.
22 November 2023 Management
In pictures: hammer drops at €60,000 for Gretnahouse Tequila
Adam Woods reports from the Gretnahouse Charolais herd dispersal sale, which took place last weekend in Carlisle.
22 November 2023 Breeding & health
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
Five tips for managing the calf creep
Suckler calves should have access to a creep area during winter and the outlined tips will help to manage the pen during winter.
18 November 2023 Management
Beef Management: weight targets, mineral feeding and Teagasc's Beef Conference
Adam Woods takes a look at dairy beef targets, mineral feeding to suckler cows and the upcoming Teagasc beef conference
15 November 2023 Management