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High-end weanling producer averaging €1,700 for export-type calves
Martin Merrick
Martin Shaughnessy has a typical size herd for the west of Ireland, but what is far from typical is the high-end stock he produces on it.
19 June 2024 Pedigree
Quality cattle and craic at Cork Summer Show
Shanon Kinahan was at Cork Summer Show on Saturday where good quality cattle lined the cattle rings.
19 June 2024 Breeding & health
Welcome to BEEF2024
Frank O'Mara, director of Teagasc, outlines what's in store for people visiting BEEF2024 taking place on Wednesday 26 June 2024.
Technology Villages at BEEF 2024
Paul Crosson takes a look at some of technology villages at BEEF 2024
19 June 2024 Breeding & health
Rearing 6,500 calves ‘McDonald’s-style’ in UK
Adam Woods visited Long Lane Farm this week, which rears 6,500 calves annually for the Buitelaar Group.
12 June 2024 Breeding & health
Top shelf finish for Antfield Whiskey in Carrick
Shanon Kinahan has the top prices from the final Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society sale
12 June 2024 Pedigree
Job well done as JALEX smash new records
Shanon Kinahan was on farm in Randalstown on Saturday for the biggest and best JALEX Select sale to date
12 June 2024 Pedigree
Watch: heifers reach £18,000 (€21,274) at JALEX Select 2024
Shanon Kinahan reports from the JALEX Select sale where heifers peaked at a whopping £18,000 on Saturday.
10 June 2024 Pedigree
Watch: inside a 6,500-head dairy-beef calf-rearing farm in Somerset
Adam Woods visited Long Lane farm this week, which rears 6,500 calves annually for the Buitelaar group.
7 June 2024 Breeding & health
Mastitis: a summer problem on suckler farms
Adam Woods takes a look at mastitis prevention and control ahead of the peak season for mastitis cases on suckler farms.
5 June 2024 Breeding & health
Keeping on top of summer health issues
Adam Woods previews this week’s summer health Focus and what’s inside.
5 June 2024 Animal Health
Baileys red ladies set amazing new record
Shanon Kinahan reports on the incredible Baileys Limousin online timed auction
5 June 2024 Pedigree