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Beef
Tullamore Farm bull beef results
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at the bull beef system on Tullamore Farm and how it has performed over the last few years.
6 July 2022 News
Feed prices edge up €15/t for July, as fears ease over winter price hikes
Feed prices are on the rise again this month, with feed merchants that had held off price hikes for the last two months increasing quotes by €10/t to €15/t for July.
Mixed moves on July ration prices
There will be some movement on ration prices for July, but not all feed mills are applying a price rise.
Five tips for finishing cattle at grass
For farmers planning to kill cattle off grass in the coming weeks, outlined are five tips to consider.
18 June 2022 Management
Grain prices harden as market volatility continues
There is little sign of any downturn in ration prices as spot markets for grain continue to be volatile.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Feed prices steady but fertiliser in retreat
Feed prices are holding steady in to June, but nitrogen continues to fall in value.
25 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Over €6/kg beef price needed to cover costs
Adam Woods takes a look how escalating costs are hitting beef finishers.
27 April 2022 Markets
NI ration prices up again for May
Feed merchants indicate that ration prices will rise again in May, as the cost of grains and proteins continues to increase.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Cooking oil rationed as palm oil price surges
Indonesia introduced a ban on exports of palm oil last as rationing of cooking oil grows.
27 April 2022 News
Thrive: stamping out navel sucking before it becomes a real problem
Navel sucking can be a real problem in the calf rearing shed if calves are allowed to develop the habit. Early intervention is key to preventing it.
27 April 2022 Management
Reducing the risk of slippage in silage clamps
During a recent industry webinar, farmers were given advice on different ways to prevent clamp slippage with grass silage.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Grennans releases farmers from milk-price contracts
The move by the Birr-based feed company is worth close to 10c/l on contracted volumes for participating farmers.
6 April 2022 News