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New panel of 12 €5/straw beef bulls

ICBF and industry partners have launched its new G€n€ Ireland panel of high-index beef bulls for spring 2021. In autumn 2012, pedigree breeders, commercial farmers,...

‘With heifers, keep the road safety slogan ‘arrive alive’ in mind’

In this article, Colm Kelly, Teagasc advisor, discusses a number of key messages and issues relating to replacement heifer management.  Replacement heifer management is, on...

‘A targeted payment of €300 for suckler cows is critical’

Factories have moved to pull beef prices in recent weeks, to the extent that is not justified, according to IFA president, Tim Cullinan. He spoke...

VIDEO: ‘We’ve gone from 0 to 60 calving-wise’

Farm update from gerry6420 as calving season continues: You can see more videos by clicking here.

‘If the calving jack is required, it is important not to use it over aggressively’

Six steps to a successful calving season on a suckler farm “A bit of luck is always important when it comes to calving time, but...

‘My sisters and I were brought up equally, in terms of work on the farm’

As part of this week’s Women in Ag segment, That’s Farming speaks to Áine McColgan on how farming has influenced her life, educational choices,...

How this 100-cow suckler farmer established his own AI company

That’s Farming, speaks to Seamus Nagle, a suckler farmer and the proprietor of Bull Bank. Seamus Nagle, Doolin, County Clare, is a fifth-generation farmer...

VIDEO: €4,660 for 10-month-old heifer at Stranorlar

Demand for roan heifers (both weanlings and springers) is continuing on an upward trajectory once again this year. A 10-month-old 346kg roan female changed hands...

How to get suckler cows back in-calf

In this article, Kevin McGrath, CAFRE beef and sheep adviser, Omagh discusses cow fertility, herd health and diseases, getting suckler cows back in-calf, cross-breeding,...

‘Always consider going abroad to fulfil your dream of becoming a vet’

As part of this week’s Student Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Vivienne McDonagh about studying veterinary medicine in Poland, a gap year, and the...
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