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Sheep
Sheep Management: slaughter performance and marketing options for hill lambs
Darren Carty
Lambs should be carefully assessed when drafting, with more reports of lambs recording a much lower kill out in recent weeks.
17 July 2024 Management
Beef Management: Beef Welfare, reseeding and buying barley off the combine
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at the anomalies in the beef welfare scheme, reseeding on drystock farms and buying barley off the combine.
5 June 2024 Management
Beef management notes: controlling docks, under-16-month bulls and culling
In this weeks beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at controlling docks, finishing under-16-month bulls and culling hard in the suckler herd.
Silage quality and late BISS applications
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at silage quality and BISS application amendments.
15 May 2024 Management
BPS applications, breeding and buying cattle for grazing
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at getting your BPS application right, breeding and what to dose purchased animals with going to grass.
8 May 2024 Management
Beef Management: breeding and meeting ANC requirements
This week's Beef Management takes a look at timing of AI and stock bull fertility and ANC stocking rate requirements.
24 April 2024 Management
Beef Management: breeding, dosing and silage budgeting
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at breeding dates, dosing at turnout and doing a silage budget for winter 2024.
17 April 2024 Management
Beef management: Delayed turnout leads to housing issues
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at coccidiosis.
10 April 2024 Management
Sheep management: new welfare scheme and managing poor weather conditions
This week, management notes detail the new Sheep Welfare Scheme, dealing with the pressure of inclement weather and hoggett supplementation.
10 April 2024 Management
Beef Management: Calf rearing and silage fertiliser
Adam Woods takes a look at calf rearing and silage fertiliser in this week's Beef Management.
27 March 2024 Breeding & health
Weighing weanlings, conserving straw and keeping cows clean at calving
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at weighing weanlings, conserving straw supplies and keeping cows clean at calving.
21 February 2024 Management
Weekend weather: cloudy and wet, with heavy rain on Saturday
Met Éireann has forecast mixed weather for the weekend, with heavy rain and possible spot flooding on Saturday.
16 February 2024 News