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‘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...

‘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,...

‘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...

25-year-old hairdresser’s love of the land and livestock blossoming during lockdown

In this week’s Women in Ag segment, Ashleigh Hall, a qualified hairdresser, outlines how her passion for farming is blooming during lockdown. The Covid-19 pandemic...

‘My dream is to farm 60 pedigree Shorthorn and Angus suckler cows’

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming speaks to Sinead Flanagan of the Lismacool Pedigree Shorthorn and Angus herds. Residing in Lismacool,...

‘Once you get the disease for showing, there is no cure’

As part of this week’s Women in Ag series, That’s Farming speaks to suckler farmer, Gillian Davis, about returning to college, breeding quality suckler...

McClean’s €7,100 Roughan Phillip tops Charolais sale

Leading the charge at €7,100 at the Irish Charolais Cattle Society’s first spring bull sale of 2021 at Tullamore on Saturday (February 27th) was...

‘It has to be operated like a business’ – 40-cow suckler farmer

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Tony Diskin, a part-time farmer with 40 cows, about genetics, grassland management, 24-month-old...

‘The notion that calving at 22-26 months will stunt their growth is simply not true’

In this article, Aidan Murray, Teagasc beef specialist, discusses calving heifers at 22-26 months and six-week calving rates. The ICBF 5 Year Trend Report,...
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