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Beef
Five cattle management tasks for August
Kieran Mailey
With autumn just a couple of weeks away, outlined are a few herd management tasks to complete before the end of this month.
10 August 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: €2,100 for sale topper in Kanturk weanling show
Weanling numbers were back a fraction, but the overall number of stock was up in comparison with previous early August sales in the north Cork venue.
20 July 2022 Management
Irish beef farming: what does the future look like?
Adam Woods previews the Tullamore Farm open day forum and how visitors to the open day can take part in the event.
Tullamore Farm bull beef results
Adam Woods takes a look at the bull beef system on Tullamore Farm and how it has performed over the last few years.
20 July 2022 Grass & feeding
Beef Management: In-spec bonus queries, water requirements and BEEP S deadlines
A look at the in-spec bonus criteria, water requirements for livestock ahead of a very hot weekend and soem important deadlines in BEEP-S.
13 July 2022 Management
Way Out West: Out on the edge in south Kerry
Running a spring-calving system in south Kerry, Conn O'Shea runs a steady ship in a suckler stronghold.
13 July 2022 Grass & feeding
Heavy bull weanlings hit €1,400 as beef steadies
A turn-up for the books in comparison to other years has seen buyers turn to heavier weanling bulls resulting in unprecedented prices for this class of stock.
6 July 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: cracking sale in Caherciveen
Tommy Moyles attended Iveragh Co-op Mart in Caherciveen for its special sale of autumn-born weanlings.
6 July 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: factory-fit cattle dominate Portumna trade
Niamh Gunn reports from Portumna Mart on Wednesday for its special fatstock show and sale.
6 July 2022 Markets
Quality over quantity for Cloonglasna
Producing high quality weanlings and champion bulls is the aim for the Egans, and they appear to be doing this consistently.
MartBids Database: factory prices begin to squeeze mart trade
There has been some limited downward pressure on the mart trade this week, but, overall, the trade remains positive.
22 June 2022 Markets
Farmer writes: Compromised reached for in-herd dilemma
With culling decisions becoming more difficult, Tommy Moyles is taking a different approach this year.
15 June 2022 Farmer Writes