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Beef
Hitting target weights at every stage
Declan Marren
The success of every business, is about having targets and measuring performance to ensure you hit them. Dairy-beef systems are the same. Regular weighing of cattle is the only accurate way to do so.
29 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Tullamore Farm: end of the breeding season in sight
There is plenty happening on Tullamore Farm at the moment between breeding coming to a close, bulls being drafted for slaughter and the first lambs being killed.
10 May 2022 Management
Making the final call on maiden heifers for breeding
Replacement heifers should have a minimum target liveweight to meet before the breeding season starts. This improves conception rates and reduces issues at calving time.
Lowering age at slaughter key to reducing GHG emissions
A look at a new report being launched by ABP and ICBF this week detailing the GHG emissions of beef animals.
6 April 2022 News
Commercial Beef Value: a new era for indexes
The Commercial Beef Value (CBV) is a new ICBF genetic value for all animals destined for beef production. ICBF’s Chris Daly reports.
9 March 2022 News