Five tips to move store cattle into the finishing period
Kieran Mailey
Moving cattle from a store phase to intensive finishing diet involves more than just increasing meal levels.
6 December 2023 Dealer
Not all ewes follow the meal bucket
If you buy cull ewes, perhaps you need to check whether they have ever eaten any meal.
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Ration prices hold but soya a problem for new year
Ration prices will see little change going into December. However, there are signs that prices could increase late next month
Five tips for managing the calf creep
Suckler calves should have access to a creep area during winter and the outlined tips will help to manage the pen during winter.
18 November 2023 Management
November price freeze on livestock rations
Price quotes on livestock rations will see no changes being applied for November
1 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Concentrates storage: keeping up with TAMS specs for meal bins
TAMS III aid will cover the popular meal bins seen on many farms, provided certain specifications are met. Martin Merrick outlines how to keep within spec for your purchase.
30 October 2023 Winter Feed
Ration prices continue to fall
Adam Woods takes a look at last week’s Irish Farmers Journal meal price survey results.
25 October 2023 News
Front loading meal to stores during winter
Where store cattle are housed for winter, front loading meal is worth considering for some cattle groups.
24 October 2023 Management
Dairy Management: nitrates, winter milk and bad weather
Aidan Brennan outlines some of the new rules around the nitrates derogation coming into play for 2024
18 October 2023 Management
Farmer writes: last minute winter preparations
Farmer James Strain writes of his last-minute rush to get ready for winter housing.
17 October 2023 Farmer Writes
Lakeland Dairies brings in €20/t feed rebate for coming months
The rebate will be paid on feed supplies purchased over the four months between November 2023 and February 2024.
13 October 2023 News
Tirlán offers €50/t meal discount to milk suppliers
The offer is available to eligible milk suppliers above 70% of October and November's volumes bought.
9 October 2023 News