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‘If you break that down to 365 days, it is working out at 90c/kg in the price of a weanling’

Dermot Kelleher took office as the new president of Irish Cattle & Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) at its AGM on Thursday, January 28th, 2021. The...

PHOTOS: Ag college dispersing 56-strong suckler herd

Salesian Agricultural College is hosting a dispersal sale of 25 in-calf suckler cows and 31 in-calf suckler heifers at Ennis Mart this Tuesday (February...

‘24-month-old calving is more efficient than 3-year-old calving’ – farmer

One suckler farmer who breeds his own replacements and retains these as part of a 24-month-old calving system for the last number of years...

Pictures: Farmer retiring after breeding Charolais for over 40 years

John Caslin, Elphin, Co. Roscommon will disperse his Creeve pedigree Charolais herd at Elphin Mart on Monday, February 15th, 2021. Three heifers and twelve cows...

Chartered accountant and father farming 65 sucklers on part-time basis

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, Catherina Cunnane, editor of That’s Farming, speaks to the O’Driscoll family owners of Thornhill Aubracs. Thirty years ago,...

VIDEO: Commercial heifer sells for over €10,300

A Limousin-cross-Belgian Blue heifer stole the limelight at the Royal Ulster Beef & Lamb Championships, yesterday (Tuesday, November 24th) when she climbed to £9,200. Dermot...

‘Relatively new and latecomer’ to suckling aiming to farm 60 cows

As part of this week's Suckler Focus, Catherina Cunnane, speaks to Stabiliser cattle breeder, Fergal Hennessy, who began suckler farming in 2019.  41-year-old Fergal Hennessy...

Quiz: How well do you know Lodge Hamlet?

Have you utilised/do you use the AI Limousin bull, Lodge Hamlet? Take today's quiz! Loading… Take more farming quizzes by clicking here.

A guide to a successful calving season on a suckler farm

In this article, Nigel Gould, beef and sheep adviser, Enniskillen with the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) outlines what can still...

Suckler farmer out-wintering cattle and using no meal

Irwin Dougherty runs a hill farm outside Derry/Londonderry comprised of half grass and half heather. He has a herd of pedigree Galloway cattle, Blue...
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