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Farmer Writes: the folly of youth
Tommy Moyles
Keeping the younger cows at home instead of the older ones takes up a bit more time for AI as Tommy Moyles discovered.
12 June 2024 Management
Beef Management: grass supplies, grass quality and slurry spreading
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at grass supplies, grass quality and slurry spreading advice.
12 June 2024 Markets
Tight supplies driving beef prices
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
Cold and wet conditions raise pneumonia and tetany risks
Suckler cows in milk and young calves will be at increased risk of grass tetany and pneumonia as cold, wet weather persists.
11 June 2024 Management
Factories on the hunt for finished cattle
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including the latest factory prices for finished cattle.
10 June 2024 Markets
Mastitis: a summer problem on suckler farms
Adam Woods takes a look at mastitis prevention and control ahead of the peak season for mastitis cases on suckler farms.
Camera at the Mart: dry cows in firm demand in Iveragh
Suckler cows - both in-calf and dry - were the main sellers at this week's sale in Iveragh Mart, reports Tommy Moyles.
5 June 2024 Markets
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.
5 June 2024 Management
Late calving cows: cull them or breed them?
Adam Woods takes a look at the problem of late calving cows and what options are available to farmers.
5 June 2024 Animal Health
Bank holiday brings sunshine and a lift in beef quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef quotes including news of a lift in the trade.
3 June 2024 Markets
Watch: Montbelliard-cross beef bullock hits €2,320 in Kilkenny
Adam Woods reports from Kilkenny Mart's general cattle sale, which took place on Thursday of this week.
31 May 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: lower numbers steadies quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef market, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
29 May 2024 Markets