Five tips to move store cattle into the finishing period
Kieran Mailey
Moving cattle from a store phase to intensive finishing diet involves more than just increasing meal levels.
6 December 2023 Dealer
Not all ewes follow the meal bucket
If you buy cull ewes, perhaps you need to check whether they have ever eaten any meal.
2 December 2023 Management
Five management jobs for December
When it comes to jobs on farm, outlined are a few tasks to keep on top of during December.
Why cutting costs is essential for future success
Aidan Brennan takes a look at Ireland's competitive advantage and why it's declining for dairy production.
19 November 2023 Management
Management: weighing store cattle after housing
As cattle settled into the winter feeding routine, weighing animals will give a good baseline for performance over the winter period.
14 November 2023 Management
Five tips for managing the silage pit
When it comes to keeping a clean face on the silage clamp, outlined are some tips to managing the pit this winter.
11 November 2023 Management
Ration prices continue to fall
Adam Woods takes a look at last week’s Irish Farmers Journal meal price survey results.
25 October 2023 News
Grazing efforts remain challenging
With a wet end to October, grazing has ended for some, while others struggle on trying to work through cover, write Martin Merrick and Declan Collins.
25 October 2023 Grass & feeding
25% of farmers short or tight for silage – Teagasc
Teagasc has published the results of its October fodder survey on farms across Ireland.
25 October 2023 News
Front loading meal to stores during winter
Where store cattle are housed for winter, front loading meal is worth considering for some cattle groups.
24 October 2023 Management
Five farm maintenance jobs to complete before winter
With cattle housed, outlined are five jobs to consider as the winter feeding routine gets underway.
21 October 2023 Management
Reducing the carbon footprint of winter milk
While winter milk production carries a higher carbon footprint compared to spring milk production, the sector may find it easier to reduce emissions, writes Aidan Brennan.
21 October 2023 Liquid Milk