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77 more lambs drafted for sale on Tullamore Farm
Darren Carty
The lambs recorded positive slaughter performance with two batches of 34 and 43 head killing out at 45% to 46% and averaging an average sale value of €132.
14 October 2022 Breeding & health
Tullamore Farm: countdown to in-calf heifer sale
On Wednesday 26 October, the Irish Farmers Journal Tullamore Farm will host its annual sale of high replacement index in-calf heifers in Roscrea Mart.
24 September 2022 Tullamore Farm
Lamb slaughter performance recovers on Tullamore Farm
The average kill-out of 30 lambs drafted on Thursday 22 September was 44.8% compared with just 42.2% for the last batch slaughtered on 1 September 2022.
Tullamore Farm: lambs kill out at 42% as poor growth rates linger
Martin Merrick chats to Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver about what's been happening on the farm this week.
9 September 2022 Management
Lamb drafting challenges laid bare in Tullamore Farm
The average killout of 82 lambs recently slaughtered was recorded at 42.2% but this ranged from as low as 38.5% killout to a top of 48.4%.
7 September 2022 Tullamore Farm
Using data recording to reduce labour throughout the year on Tullamore Farm
Consistent collection and recording of data on Tullamore Farm is helping to improve flock performance, as well as making management easier.
24 August 2022 Tullamore Farm
Watch: dealing with drought on Tullamore Farm
Martin Merrick talks to Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver about how he's dealing with the drought conditions on farm.
19 August 2022 Tullamore Farm
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
Read: Tullamore Farm open day 2022
The Irish Farmers Journal's Tullamore Farm opened its gates to farmers to discuss its operating model, financials and the future of beef and sheep farming.
29 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
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
We’re ‘under attack’ from environmentalists – farmers
Climate policy is jeopardising the future of the beef sector, warned farmers at the Irish Farmers Journal Tullamore Farm open day on Tuesday.
27 July 2022 News
Biodiversity on Tullamore Farm
Improving biodiversity on farm can help to improve habitats for wildlife, increase carbon sequestration and help to improve water quality.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm