Beef Management

Time to get started with autumn reseeding plans
Kieran Mailey
For farmers planning to reseed grass this autumn, time is running out, so make a start over the coming days.
6 August 2022 Management
Five tips to creep grazing calves
Calves will be consuming a greater percentage of grass in their diet in late summer and allowing young stock to creep graze ahead of cows can improve performance. Outlined are tips to creep grazing.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Ten tips to building covers for autumn grazing
Livestock farmers should be planning ahead to build grass covers for autumn grazing.
Beef Management: lungworm, THRIVE open day and building grass
This week’s Beef Managementlooks at lungworm infection, the THRIVE open day and building grass covers over the next month.
3 August 2022 Management
Tullamore Farm: new shed reaches completion
Our new slatted shed with a lie-back area was recently unveiled at our Beef and Sheep Open Day 2022, where we gave a full breakdown of the costs of the shed.
3 August 2022 Buildings
Is it time to take remove the stock bull from spring-calving cows?
Spring-calving suckler farmers should give thought to removing the stock bull from cows as breeding activity winds down.
2 August 2022 Management
Five items for every calving kit in autumn
As autumn calving gets under way, make sure that all items in the calving kit have been restocked in time.
30 July 2022 Management
Castration, Mastitis and THRIVE open day
This week's Beef Management takes a look at castration, mastitis and an upcoming THIRVE open day in Tipperary.
27 July 2022 Management
€1,000/ha net margin attainable on drystock farms
Adam Woods takes a look back at some of the main messages from the financial performance of Tullamore Farm at the open day this week.
27 July 2022 Management
Way out west on The Brennus Voyage
One French family swapped life in the south of France for an island off the south coast of Ireland and took up farming.
27 July 2022 Management
Tullamore Farm open day: farmers eyeing organic options
Some drystock farmers with low chemical nitrogen usage have begun weighing up the option of organics.
27 July 2022 News
Be alert for lungworm in young cattle following rain
The combination of rain over the weekend and heat will see worm burdens rapidly increase on grazing ground, putting young cattle at risk of lungworm.
26 July 2022 Management