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Lamb slaughter performance recovers on Tullamore Farm
Darren Carty
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.
9 September 2022 Management
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.
7 September 2022 Tullamore Farm
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%.
Sheep Management: slaughter performance, grazing plans and cobalt deficiency.
Management practices on all farms should take stock of lamb drafting progress and trying to get autumn grazing plans back on track.
7 September 2022 Management
Record readership for Irish Farmers Journal
Circulation sales of the title grew at a double-digit rate from the beginning of the pandemic.
7 September 2022 News
Will rubber mats pay for themselves?
With the high price of building materials at the moment, inputs in to buildings are being carefully scrutinised. Martin Merrick analyses if rubber mats are a worthwhile investment.
31 August 2022 Buildings
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
Handling facilities key to safe and efficient farming
It's been a busy few weeks of farm open days here at the Irish Farmers Journal.
17 August 2022 Buildings
Counting carbon on Tullamore Farm
Here are the soil carbon results from samples taken to 30cm on Tullamore Farm.
10 August 2022 Footprint Farmers
Update on red clover and multispecies on Tullamore Farm
Multispecies and red clover crops were planted on Tullamore Farm in May and have been grazed once in July.
3 August 2022 Reseeding
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