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Beef
Beef Trends: factories capitalise on higher numbers
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory prices for finished animals.
20 February 2024 Markets
Beef prices: factories continue to apply pressure to trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory prices for finished animals.
16 February 2024 News
Factories showing ‘no regard’ for beef farmers - IFA
The IFA said that the facts of the market are very much at odds with the negative messages coming from some factories.
Five tips when changing from store to finishing diets
When moving cattle from a store to finishing diet, consider some of the outlined tips to follow.
3 February 2024 Management
New NI beef scheme disrupts cattle supplies
The introduction of the headage payments for finishing cattle at younger ages under the Beef Carbon Reduction Scheme, is impacting the supply of animals coming on the market.
31 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Power in numbers for Longford Cattle Producer Group
Adam Woods visits Longford Cattle producer group member Oisin Farrell in Co Longford
24 January 2024 Grass & feeding
Should I be feeding meal ad-lib to my finishing cattle?
Adam Woods takes a look at the economics of ad-lib meal feeding and whether it’s a runner this winter.
24 December 2023 Grass & feeding
Five tips to move store cattle into the finishing period
Moving cattle from a store phase to intensive finishing diet involves more than just increasing meal levels.
9 December 2023 Management
Keeping water troughs clean indoors
Drinking troughs should be cleaned out regularly to provide fresh water for cattle.
5 December 2023 Management
Quality silage key to reducing concentrate bill in Leitrim
Grass silage makes up the bulk of winter animal feed so making better quality silage will have a knock-on effect on reducing winter feed costs.
Ration ingredients, water supply and ICBF webinar
Check out this week's Beef Management for tips and advice for drystock farms.
1 November 2023 Management
Impressive weight gains on Tyrone finishing unit
Attention to detail is delivering exceptional performance on the Foyle finishing unit in Northern Ireland. David Wright reports.
29 October 2023 Winter Feed