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Beef
Tullamore Farm: end of the breeding season in sight
Declan Marren
There is plenty happening on Tullamore Farm at the moment between breeding coming to a close, bulls being drafted for slaughter and the first lambs being killed.
Suckler outfits sell to £2,160 at Swatragh
The monthly sale of breeding cattle in Swtragh Mart saw firm demand for maiden heifers and suckler outfits.
NI Sheep Programme: drafting spring lambs under way
Co Tyrone sheep farmer Mark Davidson has started drafting this year's lamb crop for slaughter. Kieran Mailey reports.
Suckler outfits peak at £2,500 in Swatragh
A special sale of breeding cattle sold to a top price of £2,500 for cows with calves at foot.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Camera at the Mart: weanling heifers on fire in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from a special weanling heifer sale in Carrigallen Mart, Co Leitrim, at the weekend.
27 April 2022 Markets
Beef trade steady with cow quotes still creeping up
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
25 April 2022 Markets
NI Sheep Programme: few issues for mid-season lambing
This week, Kieran Mailey catches up with the programme farmers operating mid-season lambing flocks.
Non-farting cows could be a thing
The digestive systems of future generations of cows will reduce the dairy industry’s environmental impact, so the scientists tell me.
6 April 2022 News
Performance check on replacement heifers
Herd owners should be checking the weight gain in replacement heifers over the winter, ensuring animals are on track to hit target breeding weight.
22 February 2022 Management
Five tips on stock bull purchase
Adam Woods takes a look at five tips on purchasing pedigree stock bulls ahead of the busy bull sale season.
2 February 2022 Breeding & health