Irish Charolais Cattle Society appoints new breed secretary
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports on a new appointment at the Irish Charolais Cattle Society.
25 May 2024 News
Methane vaccines possible in the future - Mitloehner
Professor Frank Mitloehner outlined this view at a Teagasc Signpost webinar.
25 May 2024 Management
Five tips for a positive breeding season
Breeding will be getting under way for predominantly March- to May-calving herds and to help boost conception rates, outlined are some management tips.
Productivity increases best way to reduce livestock emissions - Mitloehner
Professor Frank Mitloehner outlined the top measures to reduce emissions from livestock farming globally.
24 May 2024 News
Munster Bovine appoints chief executive
With over 30 years' experience in the veterinary sector, Martin Kavanagh has been appointed as the new chief executive of Munster Bovine.
23 May 2024 News
ACRES balancing payments to start in June
Any balancing ACRES payments will be paid in regular payments throughout the month of June, according to Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue.
22 May 2024 News
DNA tags in cattle to start from 2026
DNA profiling of cattle, known as genotyping, is needed to build breeding value indexes for livestock in NI
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Getting the most from milk recording results
Aidan Brennan looks at the importance of milk recording in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and says the results are not just to be used for identifying high SCC cows
Camera at the Mart: exporters drive lamb trade in Dowra
There was a lightning trade for lambs and hoggets, with competition boosted by live export buying and demand outstripping supplies.
22 May 2024 Markets
Feed prices hold firm for May
Demand for feed on dairy farms is on the wind-down, as grass growth increases.
22 May 2024 News
€25m breeding waders EIP launched
The project aims to secure existing wader populations at key sites, and to support population recovery through wider landscape management and policy development.
22 May 2024 Schemes
Teagasc ventures into Angus bull breeding
The Dealer sees that Teagasc is venturing into pedigree cattle breeding and has already sold a few pedigree Angus bulls to AI.
15 May 2024 Dealer