Farmer Writes: you'd miss those hazy February days
Tommy Moyles
Calving is well under way on Tommy Moyles' farm and a few labour-saving choices have helped keep the workload to a reasonable level.
22 March 2023 Markets
Beef Management: SCEP, Weather Woes and Vaccinations
Adam Wood takes a look at the new SCEP scheme, a checklist for rehousing in the current conditions and keeping up to date with vaccinations.
15 March 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: Salers twice as stubborn as Limousins
Present weather conditions seem to be causing issues across the country, with cows calving and sheep lambing all needing extra space.
MartBids Database: grazing stock trade starts to sizzle
Lighter cattle being bought for grazing this season have seen the biggest price lift over the past week, as buyers gear up for the 2023 grazing season.
15 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: Déjá Blue as Belgian Blues top Gort weanling sale
Shanon Kinahan was in Gort Mart this week for its special show and sale of Belgian Blue weanlings.
10 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: genuine stores on the up in Iveragh
Genuine stores and top-quality continentals were met with a solid trade at Tuesday’s sale in Iveragh, Shanon Kinahan reports.
8 March 2023 Markets
Watch: producers of quality cattle well rewarded in Kilkenny
Shanon Kinahan reports from a busy day’s trading in Kilkenny Mart on Thursday, which saw over 97% of the 1,023 quality animals on offer sell on the day.
3 March 2023 Markets
In pictures: Dovea Genetics beef breeding event displays top end progeny
A range of Dovea Genetics-sired progeny from Belgian Blue, Charolais and Limousin bulls were on display at the breeding event held in Mayo-Sligo Mart.
3 March 2023 Breeding & health
MartBids Database: weanling bulls step up a gear
Weanling bull prices have kicked on yet another gear this week, as grass buyers have to operate at lighter weights in order to secure stock, as feedlots and finishers fight it out at heavier weights.
22 February 2023 Markets
Reducing meal feeding before spring turn-out
Before turning weanlings and stores out to graze, reduce meal feeding levels to aid the transition on to spring grass.
21 February 2023 Management
In pictures: Tullamore heifer weights - Simmentals sneak in front
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2022-born heifers and how they have performed since birth.
17 February 2023 Tullamore Farm
Weekend weather: changeable but mild
A cloudy weekend is in store. However, temperatures are set to be mild and will range from 10°C to 14°C.
17 February 2023 News