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Beef
Thrive: why are there no Friesian bulls in the programme?
Declan Marren
Declan Marren outlines why the Thrive programme is concentrating only on beef-sired dairy beef stock.
23 November 2022 Breeding & health
Winter milk: is it for money or madness?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the liquid milk market and wonders if those producing milk over Christmas are getting adequately rewarded for it.
23 November 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: quotes increase as supplies tighten
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
Organic housing: retrofitting conventional cubicle sheds
Housing will be one of the major challenges that farmers face in converting to organics, with restrictions on slatted areas and increased space per livestock unit.
23 November 2022 Buildings
Beef quotes bounce back up
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including Monday’s latest quotes for finished cattle.
21 November 2022 Markets
How much meal to feed dairy cows now?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at how much meal dairy farmers should be feeding to their cows this November and December.
21 November 2022 Management
Beef Trends: record cow kill ahead of burger bonanza
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished stock.
16 November 2022 Markets
Dairy calves worst affected by recent mild weather
Spring-born dairy calves are showing clinical symptoms of stomach worm and lungworm on the back of the recent mild weather.
16 November 2022 News
More positivity in this week's beef trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
7 November 2022 Markets
One in four cattle slaughtered come from feedlots
Adam Woods takes a look at some data released by the Department of Agriculture this week showing the numbers of animals being slaughtered out of feedlots increasing.
2 November 2022 Markets
Winter health: your veterinary questions answered
Adam Woods puts our readers’ questions to Offaly-based vet Donal Lynch ahead of a critical period for animal health on livestock farms.
2 November 2022 Animal Health
Nuffield Ireland announces new chair and 2022 conference lineup
Joe Leonard joined the board of Nuffield Ireland in 2018 and was appointed to the board of Nuffield International in January 2020.
1 November 2022 News