Nobody was showing Theodore the door
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Irish Charolais Cattle Society’s final sale of the spring, where 28 bulls sold to an average price of €4,100.
27 May 2023 News
Is this the world’s smallest calf?
Canadian farmers Michael and Emilie Smith told the Irish Farmers Journal about their premature Highland bull calf.
Clover wins Grassland Farmer of the Year title for Clare farmer
Earlier this week Aidan Brennan visited the farm of Diarmaid Fitzgerald, the winner of the Grassland Farmer of the Year for 2022.
Kerry farmer airlifted to hospital after cow attack
The elderly farmer is understood to have received serious injuries and is receiving emergency medical treatment at Cork University Hospital (CUH).
24 May 2023 News
Picking bulls to pick up SCEP payments
Pat Donnellan of the ICBF takes a look at the active replacement index bull list and profiles the top twenty bulls to breed high index replacements on your farm.
Why are stars on my animals moving and could they move again?
Chris Day from ICBF takes a look at the issues of suckler cow indexes moving, why they move and could they come back up
Farmer Writes: rethinking our silage strategy
The current plan is to try and get a first cut of mainly hay in June, if possible.
10 May 2023 Farmer Writes
Culling must continue but in planned and sustainable way - Deer Society
The Irish Deer Society was established in 1968 and its main aim is to ensure the welfare of deer and their habitat in a sustainable and balanced manner.
9 May 2023 News
Five tips for the suckler breeding season
In early spring calving suckler herds, breeding will be getting underway. Outlined are five tips for suckler breeding.
6 May 2023 Management
Wicklow farmers hit by AI disaster
Farmers have been left counting the cost of low pregnancy rates, they told the Irish Farmers Journal.
3 May 2023 News
Bó Sires announces its entry to the Irish market
Adam Woods talks to the people behind Bó Sires, a new Irish-owned AI company that has launched this spring.
3 May 2023 Pedigree
Breeding 2023 off to a good start on Tullamore Farm
With calving almost complete, breeding has started on Tullamore farm with an ealrier start to calving 2024 planned on the farm.