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Beef
Decisions to be made for Tullamore bulls
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at the economics of finishing this year’s crop of bulls on Tullamore Farm and whether to sell or feed on.
17 January 2024 Management
Countdown to calving on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods checks in with Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver as calving is about to kick off next week.
3 November 2023 Tullamore Farm
Breeding coming to a close for Tullamore Farm ewes
90% of mature ewes have now been serviced, with the ram having now also gone in with replacement ewe lambs.
Watch: Tullamore heifers top out at €2,520
Adam Woods reports from the Tullamore Farm annual in-calf heifer sale, which took place in Roscrea mart on Wednesday night.
27 October 2023 Markets
Watch: Tullamore Farm heifer sale preview
Adam Woods previews some of the heifers heading to next Wednesday’s sale of heifers from Tullamore Farm.
20 October 2023 Breeding & health
In pictures: Tullamore Farm heifer sale preview
All roads lead to Roscrea on 25 October for the sixth annual draft sale of heifers from Tullamore Farm.
13 October 2023 Tullamore Farm
Another 106 lambs drafted on Tullamore Farm
Slaughter performance in the recent batch was good, with lambs recording an average carcase weight of 21.88kg and a price of €136.99/head.
4 October 2023 Tullamore Farm
Tullamore Farm: preparation for sheep breeding and cattle housing
The farm’s ewe flock and replacement ewe lambs are being prepped for breeding, while the cattle housing is getting a once over before housing commences.
29 September 2023 Tullamore Farm
Cows scanned and lambs drafted on Tullamore Farm
The mature cows have been scanned and 107 lambs were drafted to slaughter this week by Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver.
22 September 2023 Tullamore Farm
Recovery in lamb slaughter performance on Tullamore Farm
The latest batch of 34 lambs drafted on Thursday 24 August killed out at 45.5% compared with 43% for the last batch drafted on 27 July.
26 August 2023 Management
Tullamore Farm kicks into cruise control
With the forage secured and breeding of the cows well finished by now, Tullamore Farm is kicking into a lower gear.
18 August 2023 Tullamore Farm
Tullamore Farm: last of silage harvested in tricky conditions
Second-cut silage has been pitted this week, signifying the end of the fodder campaign for 2023
11 August 2023 Tullamore Farm