Attention to detail in the calf-rearing shed is a must if dairy calf-to-beef systems are to be profitable.

Adam Woods and Declan Marren take a look at the calf-rearing protocol on the demonstration farm, while Jack Kennedy is joined by Sean McCarthy of Kerry Agribusiness, Vincent Griffith of Aurivo and Declan Marren to discuss industry-wide issues with regard to calf price, quality and the importance of building relationships between dairy and beef farmers.

Video 2: Calf rearing from Irish Farmers Journal on Vimeo.

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