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The cost of keeping suckler cows in Ireland

That’s Farming speaks to Alan Dillon, Teagasc Beef Specialist, who outlines the cost of keeping suckler cows in Ireland and provides tips for farmers...

‘Remember, the cow is 50% of the calf’s genetics’

Below, you will find tips for farmers when using AI in suckler herds. According to Alan Dillon, Teagasc beef specialist, docility needs to be one...

Roan heifer tops ‘Young Stars’ sale at £3,200

Report from NI Commercial Cattle Exhibitors’ Club Young Stars sale 2021 held at Clogher Mart on Friday, April 1st,2021: Brian Hall’s Limousin-bred heifer, weighing 440kgs,...

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...

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,...

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...

VIDEO: Cow and calf pairing makes over €5,500

A top call of £5,000 (approximately €5,520) was recorded for a cow-heifer and calf pairing at a beef breeding sale held at Caledonian Marts...

*2 days remaining* Win a 5-year-old Simmental cow and heifer calf

With the cancellation of fundraisers due to Covid-19, one rural-based GAA club in Roscommon has acted creatively to ensure its survival. The aim of ‘Molly...

ET calf gives new hope for rare Vaynol breed

The birth of a female Vaynol calf, through the “first-ever successful embryo transfer for a semi-feral breed of cattle”, has brought new hope in...

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,...
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