Beef farming

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from The Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.

Beef crisis: progress made but real solutions will take time
Irish Farmers Journal editor Justin McCarthy reflects on the changes planned as a result of the marathon beef talks at the weekend.
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Beef Management: cull cows, vaccinations and BEAM
Adam Woods takes a look at cull cow options, clostridial vaccinations and the upcoming BEAM application deadline
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Newford Farm update: weaning of cows and calves progressing nicely
A batch of 21 cows and calves were weaned last week with another batch of 22 cows and their calves are almost weaned.
Five tips for managing an autumn reseed
Where farmers reseeded grassland this autumn, it is important to manage new swards carefully over the coming weeks. Kieran Mailey outlines five tips to get the most from an autumn reseed.
Thrive: coughing calves sparks investigation
Health investigation revealing on dairy-beef calves, writes Jack Kennedy.
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Balla Mart: good store trade continues despite factory blockade
Demand for stores is solid and good continental types are a firm trade on last week, but plainer-quality lighter stores are still a slower sell.
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Listowel Races: it’s a feeling
The Race is on … to Munster’s biggest and best harvest racing festival. Listowel will host its 161th harvest racing festival from Sunday to Saturday 8 to 14 September.
Don’t be fooled! Trust Titan®
Insist on Titan in your feed formulations! Not all kelp products are Ascophyllum nodosum.
LIDL Ireland has added 65 Irish products to their shelves
For a third consecutive year, Lidl has called out to suppliers in Ireland and Northern Ireland to enter products into their supplier development programme, Kick Start.
Come and join ALDI at the most amazing marquee for entertainment
Aldi once again returns to the National Ploughing Championships from 17 to 19 September – and what a jam-packed line-up they’re bringing with them!