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Beef
Is it time to take remove the stock bull from spring-calving cows?
Kieran Mailey
Spring-calving suckler farmers should give thought to removing the stock bull from cows as breeding activity winds down.
23 July 2022 News
Agri jobs: fancy a farm manager role in Tipperary?
There is a plethora of dairy jobs available across the country this week.
Tullamore Farm: the story so far
Adam Woods takes a look at what the Tullamore Farm project is all about and what visitors can expect to see on the day.
Agri jobs: 400-cow Tipperary dairy farm seeks manager
Farm managers are in high demand across the south of the country this week.
16 July 2022 News
Keeping it simple in the Co Down hills
The recent British Grassland Society summer tour included a visit to Cairngaver Farm outside Newtownards in Co Down.
6 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Keep an eye on cows for signs of repeat breeding
Suckler cows served in early June that did not hold to service will come back in heat over the coming days. Herd owners should be watching to see how many animals repeat.
21 June 2022 Management
Five options for late-calving suckler cows
With breeding under way in spring-calving herds, Kieran Mailey outlines some options for dealing with late-calving cows.
8 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Five tips for managing cows through the breeding season
Where breeding is getting under way in spring-calving herds, outlined are five tips to managing the herd through one of the most important periods of the year.
Five options to group suckler cows for breeding
The breeding season for many suckler calving herds will be getting under way during May. Outlined are five options to group cows for breeding.
30 April 2022 Management
Camera at the Mart: big appetite for cows in milk at Corrin dairy sale
There was excellent demand for calved cows at last week's dairy sale in Corrin Mart, while the market for maiden heifers was a bit tougher compared with other years.
13 April 2022 Markets
Beef management: keeping on top of calf scour
Calf scour has become an issue on suckler farms as stocking densities in sheds increase due to changeable weather slowing turnout.
12 April 2022 Management
West Cork co-ops top IFA milk price analysis
The IFA has just completed and published its latest milk price analysis showing the 2021 milk prices for 12 milk processors across the country.
11 April 2022 News