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Watch: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Jack Kennedy
It's a mixed bag of weather, but silage, feeding, selling and building is all up for discussion on this week's show.
3 February 2021 Markets
Tullamore Farm bulls: to sell or to finish?
Adam Woods takes a look at the Tullamore Farm bull performance and asks the question whether the 2020-born bulls would be better sold live or finished.
8 July 2020 Management
Beef Management: autumn bulls, docks, winter feed and slurry safety
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at autumn bull targets, spraying docks in silage swards, winter feed options and slurry safety tips.
Focus on the basics with bull beef systems
Bull beef systems are highly specialised, but have delivered higher gross margins during the programme. Kieran Mailey outlines five key areas to focus on with bull management systems.
9 October 2019 Management
Camera at the Mart: heifers and light bulls a good trade at Gort
Last Thursday's sale at Gort Mart saw a good trade for heifers and lighter bulls, but heavy feeding bulls were back by up to €140/head on last year.
28 August 2019 Markets
Grass+: rain required on many farms
Adam Woods reports on the current grass growth rates and grass management issues on drystock farms this week.
17 July 2019 Grass & feeding
Ringside comment: low numbers and a variable trade
We look at how the mart trade is going around the country and mark the trends in prices.
17 July 2019 Markets
Camera at the Mart: steady farmer demand for quality weanlings in Ennis
We look at how Tuesday's sale at Ennis Mart went for weanling bulls, heifers and sheep.
3 July 2019 Markets
Camera at the Mart: prices back 30c/kg on last year at Caherciveen
While demand was good, average prices were back over 30c/kg at the first autumn weanling sale at Caherciveen Mart.
26 June 2019 Markets
Ringside Comment: strong mart trade continues with weanlings particularly strong
We look at hows the mart trade has gone in the last few days and mark the changes in trends in terms of prices.
8 May 2019 Markets
Ringside comment: trade solid despite weather
We look at how the mart trade is going in the last few days around the country.
13 March 2019 Markets
Ringside comment: improved trade for quality cattle
There has been an improved trade for good-quality store cattle in the last week, but plainer-quality bullocks and heifers have been met with a slightly easier trade.
20 February 2019 Markets