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Record breeding season for curlews in NI
Rachel Donovan
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) released results on the curlew breeding season for 2022.
6 February 2023 News
Young Stock Podcast: calving 380 cows and playing rugby for Connacht
Shane Delahunt is calving 380 cows this spring. He says that changes to nitrates banding is a flawed system and plays rugby for Connacht.
1 February 2023 News
Exploring ways to reduce GHG emissions from sheep production
At last week’s Teagasc sheep conferences, Jonathan Herron told farmers that improving the efficiency of a typical sheep system can reduce greenhouse gas intensity by almost 10% per kilo of liveweight.
Ram sold for top dollar fails to do the business
A farmer who paid top price for a pedigree ram at a breed society sale has been left at odds as the animal will allegedly not breed any of his ewes.
1 February 2023 News
AI companies shake up product and competition
With three sexed semen labs in the country soon, and new players on the scene, Ireland's AI business is looking dynamic.
1 February 2023 Dealer
ICSA calls for commercial beef value of calves to be put on mart boards
There are significant variations in efficiency and cost effectiveness when it comes to finishing animals depending on their CBV, ICSA beef chair Edmund Graham said.
31 January 2023 News
Ireland to host 2023 European Holstein and Red Holstein conference
The 16th European Holstein and Red Holstein conference will take place on 26-29 April 2023 in the Castleknock Hotel, Dublin.
28 January 2023 Pedigree
IFA calls for Minister to 'honour' TB testing payment agreement
Farmers should not hold the responsibility of paying for the new stricter TB testing rules, IFA animal health chair TJ Maher argues.
27 January 2023 News
DNA calf registration can be scaled up – ICBF
Adam Woods takes a look at the results of the ICBF DNA pilot calf registration programme.
25 January 2023 Breeding & health
Farmer Writes: labour a challenge as calves hit the ground
We have continued to get some grass into the milking cows most days since calving, and with the mild weather we are leaving the main herd out most nights as well.
25 January 2023 Farmer Writes
£11.5m to kickstart ruminant genetics
A business case for the new body remains with the Department of Finance.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Calf rearing: do your budgets before you purchase
Adam Woods has the latest tips and advice for drystock farms in this week's Beef Management.
25 January 2023 Markets