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Beef
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.
20 July 2024 Tullamore Farm
What’s on when and where at the Tullamore Farm Open Day
Adam Woods takes a look at what’s happening at the Irish Farmers Journal Tullamore Farm Open Day
20 July 2024 Management
Five tips to prepare weanlings for sale
Ahead of selling weanlings in the coming weeks, outlined are some tips to prepare animals for sale.
Be alert for lungworm in young cattle
Warmer temperatures will see worm burdens rapidly increasing on grazing swards, putting young cattle at higher risk of respiratory problems caused by lungworm.
16 July 2024 Management
Camera at the Mart: exporters continue to drive weanling bull trade
Farmers delivered the type of weanling bull exporters were looking for and were rewarded for their efforts in Skibbereen Mart on Friday last, reports Tommy Moyles.
15 July 2024 Markets
All suckler farmers eligible for beef scheme - Minister McConalogue
There is now no penalty applied to the meal feeding action in the event of a farmer not applying for the vaccination measure.
11 July 2024 News
Farmers ‘frozen out’ of €50/head beef scheme
A good weanling trade and tight grass supplies this year has resulted in many of last year’s autumn born weanlings being sold already.
10 July 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: store cattle trade bounces back in Castlerea
Nearly all types of store cattle saw a price increase on the week previous at Castlerea’s general cattle sale on Thursday last.
10 July 2024 Markets
Mixed reaction to new €20m Beef Welfare Scheme
Farmers are pleased to see meal feeding continuing as a mandatory option but there is some disquiet regarding the fact that autumn-born weanlings may miss out on payments
10 July 2024 News
Autumn calves locked out beef welfare scheme
Adam Woods has the latest on the new beef welfare scheme, including why autumn-born calves already sold won’t qualify for some of the payment.
10 July 2024 Breeding & health
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.
9 July 2024 News
Farm Tech Talk: weanling prices, lamb prices and Grassland Farmer of the Year
On this week's Farm Tech Talk, we cover weanling prices, lamb prices and the Grassland Farmer of the Year.
6 July 2024 News