Kieran Mailey outlines the management required to successfully calve suckler-bred heifers at 24 months rather than 36 months of age.
By Kieran Mailey on 11 January 2018
Don’t forget to put a value on your time, writes Fermanagh farmer John Egerton.
By Contributor on 14 December 2017
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By Caitríona Morrissey on 01 December 2017
Ryan McDowell farms in partnership with his father Raymond in Gleno, Co Antrim.
By Contributor on 17 August 2017
AI allows me to use my choice of bull on each individual cow resulting in a quality weanling to sell in the autumn, writes Donal Lynch.
By Contributor on 25 May 2017
Six years ago John Egerton joined the NI suckler beef programme, a decision which changed the direction of his farming business
By Contributor on 11 May 2017
Canadian farmers are going through an exceptional spell of wet weather following a particularly dry summer in 2016.
By Phelim O'Neill on 05 May 2017
Fermanagh farmer John Egerton questions the logic of keeping large suckler cows.
By Contributor on 13 April 2017
John Egerton has invested in a much-needed shed to accomodate 45 suckler cows and calves on his Fermanagh farm.
By Contributor on 12 January 2017
Ciarán Lenehan looks at suckler cow research from recent years and outlines the results that drive our management guidelines.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 07 January 2017