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.

ABP in Poland: how big is it?
For a company with huge reach in international markets, Poland is a perfect source of beef for ABP.
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Beef Management: weighing weanlings for BEEP and options for finishing cattle
We take a look at some options for finishing cattle and how to overcome the current price drop. We also look at some of the requirements under the new BEEP S scheme
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Grass+: growth rate creeping up
Matthew Halpin and Stephen Connolly give and update and grazing and grass growth on drystock and dairy farms this week.
Thrive: keeping yearlings on target this grazing season
Thrive programme farms across the country have yearling cattle back at grass at this stage. Here we look at steps to maximise liveweight gain from grass this season.
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ICBF Active Beef Bull Lists - 2020
The Active Beef Bull Lists show the highest ranked Beef AI Sires on the ‘Replacement’ & ‘Terminal’ indexes, based on the March 2020 genetic evaluations. Pat Donnellan has all the details
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In pictures: widespread satisfaction with online sale in Manorhamilton
Matthew Halpin reports on Wednesday’s cattle sale in Manorhamilton Mart, which was held fully online.
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How COVID-19 is affecting the market for Irish beef
The loss of the catering and food service market for Irish beef cannot be made up by exceptional performance in retail
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Flogas delivers instant hot water to Wexford Lely robotic dairy farm
Instant hot water on demand is no longer wishful thinking for the Dunne family, who run Beechtree dairy farm in Enniscorthy. They made the switch to the Flogas Dairy Instant Hot Water system in 2018.
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Adopting a positive attitude
Chartered psychologist Shane Martin discusses the importance of adopting a positive attitude during these uncertain times and offers tips on how to overcome social isolation.
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Nutrition maximises breeding efficiency
Breeding is a crucial time in the farm calendar. The success of your breeding season is dependent on a number of factors within your control, including nutrition.
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