Breeding and genetics central in Tullamore Farm plan
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at the Tullamore Farm breeding plan and highlights some of the key principles used on the farm.
21 June 2022 Management
Keep an eye on cows for signs of repeat breeding
Suckler cows served in early June that did not hold to service will come back in heat over the coming days. Herd owners should be watching to see how many animals repeat.
Five tips for managing cows through the breeding season
Where breeding is getting under way in spring-calving herds, outlined are five tips to managing the herd through one of the most important periods of the year.
Improving profitability through excellent reproductive performance
Compact calving and six-week calving rate is crucial for profitability on your farm.
Beef Management Notes: BDGP stock bulls, getting AI right and dairy beef sires
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at BDGP stock bull requirements, getting AI right in beef farms and looking ahead to 2023 dairy beef calves.
4 May 2022 Management
Dairy Management: how to avoid yo-yo farming
Farmers must walk the farm every five or six days at this time of year to help make more informed decisions around grass.
4 May 2022 Management
Dairy Management: what to do with cows not seen bulling?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the key breeding jobs for early May on dairy farms.
2 May 2022 Management
Newford Farm update: TB remains a niggling issue
There were two homebred heifers identified as TB reactors in the latest test carried out a fortnight ago.
1 May 2022 Newford Farm
Five options to group suckler cows for breeding
The breeding season for many suckler calving herds will be getting under way during May. Outlined are five options to group cows for breeding.
30 April 2022 Management
Watch: breeding progressing well on Tullamore Farm
Niamh Gunn chats with Shaun Diver to see what’s happening on Tullamore Farm this week.
29 April 2022 News
Dairy Management: bulling maiden heifers, grass supply and sulphur
A look at the importance of getting maiden heifers pregnant early in the breeding season.
27 April 2022 Management
Dairy Management: preparing for breeding
A look at some of the key factors involved in getting cows in calf for this breeding season.
20 April 2022 Management