Calf registrations from beef cows fall by 53,000
Declan O’Brien
While almost 7% fewer calves were registered from beef cows so far this year, the number of calves registered to dairy cows increased by more than 1%.
8 November 2023 Breeding & health
Climate change to shift suckler breed makeup
Adam Woods reports from last week’s Teagasc/ICBF webinar on the changes coming down the track for suckler cow breeding.
8 November 2023 News
ICBF fallout: 'thousands of farmers using continental genetics can't be wrong'
Adam Woods speaks to farmers about their opinions on the changes to come for the ICBF terminal and maternal indexes.
Beef Management: weather issues, housing space and ventilation
This week's Beef Management covers looking after autumn born calves, housing space guidelines and looks ahead to the Tullamore farm heifer sale.
18 October 2023 Breeding & health
In pictures: Tullamore Farm heifer sale preview
All roads lead to Roscrea on 25 October for the sixth annual draft sale of heifers from Tullamore Farm.
13 October 2023 Tullamore Farm
Key dates and actions for suckler schemes
The next two months will require all the necessary work for the SCEP and NBWS to be completed in order for farmers to receive payments at the latter end of the year.
27 September 2023 Breeding
Beef Management: grass and worm explosion needs to be dealt with
Adam Woods takes a look at grassland management, worm control and how to sign up to the new national genotyping programme.
21 June 2023 Management
Over 5,000 farmers who weren’t in BDGP join SCEP
The majority of these farmers are located along the western seaboard.
14 June 2023 Schemes