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Beef
Beef Management: closing up paddocks and first-calver management
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at closing up paddocks this autumn, first-calving heifer management and he asks for winter feed questions ahead of next week’s winter feed focus.
28 September 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: trade steady with weanlings improving
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade by delving into the detail of the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids database.
26 September 2022 Markets
In pictures: big feeder demand in Birr
Adam Woods reports from Birr mart’s general cattle sale which took place on Monday.
Camera at the Mart: forward stock to the fore at Castleisland fat stock sale
Castleisland Mart was buzzing for its annual fat stock show and sale last week. Demand for all classes of forward cattle was exceptional on the day.
21 September 2022 Markets
Farmer Writes: holiday time of year
Kieran Sullivan talks about getting the new shed finshed, weighing calves, fencing and getting the last of the fertiliser spread while also being aware of a night away before the winter.
14 September 2022 Farmer Writes
In pictures: high clearance and prices for heavy stock in Ballinrobe
Martin Merrick reports from Ballinrobe Mart, Co Mayo, where heavy cattle were a real solid trade.
11 August 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: active buyers for all stock at Tullow
Some 320 head of cattle were sold in Tullow Mart, Co Carlow, on Friday, with active buyers at the ring for all cattle types.
3 August 2022 News
Five tips for worm control in cattle
When worming cattle, outlined are some tips that will help achieve effective parasite control.
11 June 2022 Management
In pictures: vibrant trade as dry cows sell to €2,870 in Tullamore
The keenest demand was for slaughter-fit cows or cattle and short-keep types, while prices for lighter cattle have also experienced a significant lift in recent times.
27 May 2022 Markets
Top end ROI heifer prices ahead of NI
Strong demand and tight supplies have brought a significant lift to the trade south of the Irish border.
18 May 2022 Northern Ireland
My Farming Week: Dave Moloney, Killanetig, Ballinadee, Bandon, Co Cork
Dave Moloney is a beef farmer from Co Cork and is the 2021 Teagasc/FBD Student of the Year.
4 May 2022 News
Cattle prices soar in NI marts
Mart managers in NI report an upturn in buying demand across all cattle types.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland