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Adam Woods takes a look at comparing the costs of running a stock bull versus using AI.
By Adam Woods on 14 April 2018
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at the recently launched Beef Stockbull and AI Sire Guide.
By Adam Woods on 14 April 2018
An Post has admitted that it has resolved a backlog of problems with deliveries since the snow.
By Odile Evans on 05 April 2018
Delays in posting out BDGP tags have left suckler farmers frustrated as they look to turn out stock. Many farmers still haven't received their 2018 tags. Adam Woods reports.
By Adam Woods on 30 March 2018
Beef editor Adam Woods talked to Hereford breeder and suckler farmer Joe Deverell.
By Adam Woods on 05 April 2018
Lack of sire recording impacting euro-stars – Hereford Society
The Hereford Society believes that a lack of sire recording, particularly in dairy herds, is having a negative impact on the breed’s euro-star figures.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 30 March 2018
Pat Donnellan of the ICBF takes a look at this year's active bull lists and explains how farmers can use the lists to select sires that will benefit their herd.
By Adam Woods on 05 April 2018
If farmers need to sell animals before BDGP tags are received, alternative animals will be selected for genomic testing at a later stage.
By Darren Carty on 22 March 2018
ICBF  Whole Herd Performance Recording
Commercial framers are recommended to purchase stock bulls from Whole Herd Performance Recording herds
By on 26 March 2018
Adam Woods looks at dealing with the current weather conditions, colostrum and the last in our series of SOS events
By Adam Woods on 15 March 2018
The ICBF have made changes to the dairy Sire Advice programme on HerdPlus.
By Aidan Brennan on 16 March 2018
It's a busy week for the Irish Farmers Journal livestock team with three Save Our Sucklers events taking place in Kilkenny, Ennis and Carnaross and an Agri Aware open day on Tullamore Farm this week.
By Adam Woods on 12 March 2018
Farmers are asked to use test bulls to identify the next generation of super stars writes Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 15 March 2018
The list of the top 75 active bulls in the country has just been released. Ballinteskin Arnold tops the list with an EBI of €324.
By Aidan Brennan on 16 March 2018
Calf registrations surge
A dairy drive has now pushed the number of calf registrations over 2017 levels, data from the ICBF shows.
By Thomas Hubert on 10 March 2018
Last week saw a major disruption to calf sales throughout the country due to storm Emma. With exports ramping up, we look at how the trade is performing.
By Nathan Tuffy on 08 March 2018
Adam Woods takes a look at the Whole Herd Performance Recording programme,asking what’s in it for pedigree and commercial herds.
By Adam Woods on 08 March 2018
The ICBF is entertaining representatives from a giant beef company from Russia.
By The Dealer on 01 March 2018
Teagasc has announced that its flagship beef event, BEEF 2018, will take place on Tuesday, 26 June, at Teagasc Grange, Co Meath.
By Adam Woods on 01 March 2018
Listen: Huge crowds attend SOS events
There has been huge support for the first SOS events in Carndonagh, Cootehill and Mohill.
By Adam Woods on 01 March 2018
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