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Beef
Drafting young bulls for slaughter
Kieran Mailey
Young bulls that are coming close to slaughter weight should be handled regularly to monitor fat cover before drafting.
30 March 2022 News
MartBids Database: sunshine kickstarts the grass trade
Adam Woods has a roundup of what’s been happening in marts this week, including what direction the cattle trade is heading in.
25 March 2022 News
Watch: turnout time on Tullamore Farm
Niamh Gunn chats with Shaun Diver to see how the lambing season is going on Tullamore Farm.
€30/t concentrate price rise ‘won’t be the last’
The latest price rise sees feed costs running as much as €120/t ahead of the same time last year.
15 March 2022 News
Five tips to ad-lib finishing spring-born bulls
Spring-born bulls that will be slaughtered by 16 months of age should be moving on to ad-lib concentrates. Here are five tips to managing bulls through the final finishing phase.
12 March 2022 Management
Watch: 55 cows calved and lambing commenced
Niamh Gunn was back on Tullamore Farm to chat with Shaun Diver about this week’s grass cover.
11 March 2022 News
Five ways to reduce your herd's carbon footprint
Reducing the carbon footprint of the suckler herd delivers environmental benefits, but can also increase profitability. Kieran Mailey reports.
9 March 2022 Management
Irish factories bottom of EU beef price league
Adam Woods and Phelim O’Neill have the latest on this week’s beef trade, including some analysis of where Ireland sits in the EU beef price league table.
2 March 2022 News
Bull beef scores well on taste test
Adam Woods takes a look at some recently completed Teagasc research.
9 February 2022 News
Listen: Teagasc boss warns against food output decline
Teagasc boss comes out fighting for holding and increasing output alongside meeting environmental commitments to producing food in Ireland.
2 February 2022 News
Watch: Simmental bulls hit 560kg on Tullamore Farm
Niamh Gunn chats to farm manager Shaun Diver to analyse the 2021-born bull performance on Tullamore Farm.
21 January 2022 News
Bull beef: an opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from beef
Paul Crosson and Pearse Kelly from Teagasc take a look at bull beef production and what it could do for green house gas emissions from the beef sector.
19 January 2022 Management