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‘The best time to serve a cow is between 45 to 90 days after calving’

That’s Farming speaks to Catherine Egan, Teagasc Beef Specialist, who discusses the financial implications a delay in getting suckler cows back in-calf can have...

New carbon-neutral suckler scheme

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture Matt Carthy TD has welcomed the announcement of a new scheme for suckler farmers. In doing so, he warned that there are...

‘A young bull in his first season should serve no more than 20 cows’

Stockbull management - top tips ahead of breeding season According to Catherine Egan, Teagasc beef specialist, a stock bull on your farm is key to...

‘The key to success is to produce top-quality breeding females’

In this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Jack Cronin about Martin O’Connor’s annual in-calf heifer sale and his success as a show...

PHOTOS: 50 in-calf heifers with ‘power, size, shape and style’ set for Elphin Mart

The McAnenly family of Mableview Farm will host their annual in-calf heifer sale this Friday (October 9th) at Elphin Mart. The family run a herd...

Jalex Herd to host sale of 50 in-calf commercial heifers in 2021

One of the first livestock auctions to take place in 2021 has been announced by auctioneer Richard Beattie. James and Nelson Alexander, Randalstown have handpicked...

New €40 million BEEP-S opens

The Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, has launched the new €40 million BEEP-S pilot for 2021. He has advised farmers...

Difference of €750 in net margin between top and bottom suckler herds

In this article, CAFRE discusses the benefits of benchmarking and reviews differences in net margins between the top and bottom-performing suckler farms.  Benchmarking is a...

‘More than half of my animals will grade Es’

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Liam Fitzgerald about his Alamira Parthenaise herd, exporting animal overseas and ET work....

‘You cannot starve calving difficulty out of cows and heifers’

In this article, Catherine Egan, Teagasc beef specialist, discusses the importance of taking advantage of spring grass early and provides advice on feeding suckler...
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