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Beef
Usage of beef straws on the dairy herd up 25% this year - ICBF
Noel Bardon
The Irish Farmers Journal Thrive demonstration farm open day heard that beef usage in the dairy herd is up as more dairy farms look to sexed semen for breeding replacements.
6 April 2022 News
Top five tips: making beef AI easy
Artificial insemination (AI) is a cost-effective way of allowing smaller herds access top genetics without the significant purchase price and maintenance costs of a stock bull.
30 March 2022 Spring AI
Positive results from first stage of IVF study
Stephen Butler, Alan Crowe, Stephen Moore and Pat Lonergan from Teagasc and UCD give an overview of the background to and early results from a large study using embryo transfer and IVF techniques.
Watch: identifying cow traits down the generations
Certain traits carry through from one generation to the next, writes John Egerton.
9 March 2022 Farmer Writes