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Farmer Focus: Glaslough Herefords

Glaslough Herefords is owned by Nigel Heatrick, Co. Monaghan

‘We need to improve export markets for weanlings and not rely as much on Irish beef factories’

Alan Feeney farms six pedigree Belgian Blues, four pedigree Charolais under the Blackfield prefix, along with fifteen commercial breeding females, mainly Parthenaise-cross-Belgian Blues, in partnership with his father, Pat.

A suckler farming success story: AI, grassland management & data recording

PJ O'Connor - Grassland Agro - UCD PhD - Moorepark - Suckler farming

50-cow suckler herd soaring to success

Having efficient cows, getting the most value from a grass-based system and using the best genetics available are crucial to running a successful suckler...

PGI application for Irish Grass Fed Beef published

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., today announced the publication of the final version of the PGI application for...

FG to work with farmers to ‘improve viability’ of dairy calf-to-beef systems

Fine Gael has said that it “understands” the value of the “vibrant” agri-food sector and is “committed” to supporting farmers and food businesses”.

Budget 2021: €5m dairy calf weighing scheme, BDGP and Sheep Welfare Scheme extended

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, today (Tuesday, October 13th) announced details of his department’s 2021 Budget. The 2021 estimates...

VIDEO: ‘It advises me that I should get rid of all my cows’ – suckler and sheep farmer

IFA national sheep vice-chairman, Kevin Comiskey, is among those angered by TB herd history risk statements issued to farmers.

It advises me that I should get rid of all my cows’ – suckler and sheep farmer

IFA national sheep vice-chairman, Kevin Comiskey, is among those angered by TB herd history risk statements issued to farmers. He farms 17 suckler cows, 90...

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Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart

   Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart Good numbers were on offer again this week with a firm trade for...

30 Acres in Two Lots for Sale in Bellewstown, Co Meath

  A Combination Of 30 Acres In Two Lots On The Market In Bellewstown, Co Meath Two separate land parcels, comprising nearly 30 acres in...

A Day in the Life of a Vet- Shane Myers

From operating on a young sheepdog which had eaten 30 feet of rope to getting knocked out by a headbutt from a cow, the...

“AIB’s plans to cut 1,500 jobs must be postponed” Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice

  Plans announced today by AIB to cut 1,500 jobs over the next three years must be postponed, according to independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The State-backed...