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Beef
Beef Management: creep feeding weanlings, does it pay?
Adam Woods
This week's Beef Management takes a look at the costs around creep feeding weanlings and whether it's worth it.
30 July 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.
6 July 2022 Markets
MartBids Analysis: special weanling sales kick off in south
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news of what’s happening in the country's marts.
Five tips to prepare for autumn calving
On farms where autumn calving gets under way in August, outlined are some preparation tips.
2 July 2022 Management
Farmer Writes: phenomenal prices being paid for milking cows
Joe Collingborn recently sold a batch of in-calf heifers and is trying to discover why prices are so high for milking cows.
26 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Five options for late-calving suckler cows
With breeding under way in spring-calving herds, Kieran Mailey outlines some options for dealing with late-calving cows.
8 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Topping, culling and avoiding in calf heifers
This week's Beef Management takes a look at topping paddocks.
8 June 2022 Management
Way Out West: branching out because of BEAM
The BEAM scheme was the catalyst for one young west Cork farmer to branch out and make a start at farming on his own.
8 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Keeping flies under control in autumn-calving herds
Early summer is a period when an increasing fly activity puts dry cows at risk of summer mastitis.
7 June 2022 Management
Silage Series: count what you have and what you need
Adam Woods kicks off an Irish Farmers Journal initiative, which aims to highlight silage budgeting, silage-making and fodder issues on farms over the next few months.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Heavy bullocks hit record mart prices
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade in marts around the country.
11 May 2022 Markets
Bales from surplus grass will be harder to come by
With the level of fertiliser applied to grazing ground forecast to be down by 50% on average, it is unlikely that there will be surplus bales from grazing ground to boost supplies.