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Letter about cross-bred dairy cows
Letters to the Editor
"Cross-bred Jersey cows in the dairy herd" - Michael Hallissey, Mayfield, Bandon, Co Cork.
1 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: getting strong covers under control
A few repeats is all that is left from the breeding season on Bill O'Keefe's Co Kilkenny dairy farm.
9 March 2022 Grass & feeding
Watch: Mayo conversion hitting targets
Aidan Brennan visits Donal Ronayne, who is farming in partnership with his uncle on a recently converted dairy farm in Mayo.
Calf live export activity ramps up
Exporters have become more selective about the type of calf they are buying in recent weeks as the availability of calves increases.
9 March 2022 News
Dairy management: what to do with light bull calves?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the market for light-framed male dairy calves at present.
5 March 2022 Management
In pictures: solid trade for Friesian bull calves
Tommy Moyles was in Bandon Mart on Monday for its weekly calf sale. Check out the trade here.
28 February 2022 News
Cork Marts first to display dam breed on mart boards
Cork Marts has made the decision to display the dam breed on mart boards in sales from Saturday 29 January onwards.
28 January 2022 News
Mart boards need more detail
Adam Woods talks to Paul Rigney, a Tipperary-based calf dealer about issues with the current calf trading system.
26 January 2022 News
ABP launch bonus scheme for suppliers
ABP one of the country’s largest beef processors have launched an integrated supply scheme where farmers will be a bonus on cattle if certain conditions are met
19 January 2022 News
ABP launches Advantage Beef scheme
Adam Woods has all the details on the new ABP advantage beef programme and what farmers need to know about it.
19 January 2022 News
Optimism for the year that lies ahead
Despite rising costs, there are many reasons to be positive, writes Ballymoney dairy farmer Robert McConaghy.
12 January 2022 Farmer Writes