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Future of the suckler cow discussion at Tullamore Farm open day
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from Tullamore Farm ahead of the national suckler and sheep open day that is taking place today, Tuesday.
Watch: Tullamore Farm opens its gates on Tuesday
Adam Woods previews the upcoming National Suckler and Sheep Open Day being held on Tullamore Farm on Tuesday 23 July.
9 July 2024 News
Autumn-born weanlings ‘effectively frozen out’ of suckler scheme - IFA
IFA livestock chair Declan Hanrahan said serious issues must be addressed before the Beef Welfare Scheme opens in early August.
IFJ Junior: what’s the beef with your burger?
Apart from beef and milk, cows and cattle provide the ingredients for a multitude of by-products like shampoo, writes Adam Woods.
26 June 2024 Markets
Suckler herd numbers declining
Latest ICBF data shows that the continual decline in calf births from the suckler herd shows no sign of slowing down.
19 June 2024 News
One in four farmers to cut cow numbers
While 26% of suckler farmers are planning on scaling back, others remain set on building numbers.
19 June 2024 News
High-end weanling producer averaging €1,700 for export-type calves
Martin Shaughnessy has a typical size herd for the west of Ireland, but what is far from typical is the high-end stock he produces on it.
19 June 2024 Breeding & health
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Adam Woods previews the upcoming suckler and sheep open day taking place on Tullamore Farm on Tuesday 23 July 2024
11 June 2024 News
Sharp decline in NI calf registrations in 2024
Fewer calf births have been registered on cattle farms from January to May 2024.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: breeding season progressing
Breeding season is getting under way for the cows on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, but there's no line drawn through calving yet.
29 May 2024 Farmer Writes
114,000 fewer cattle on farms on 1 April
Significant reductions in suckler cow and dairy female numbers.
29 May 2024 News
Watch: dry cows hit over €3/kg in Elphin
Adam Woods reports from Monday night's special show and sale of dry cows in Elphin Mart, Co Roscommon.
23 April 2024 Markets