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Lambs weaned and second batch drafted for slaughter
Darren Carty
Despite the weather challenges, lambs recorded a positive weaning weight of 37.66kg, having gained an average of 300g per day from birth to weaning.
17 July 2024 Breeding & health
Breeding plan and performance in focus at open day
Adam Woods previews what will be on display in terms of breeding and animal performance at next week’s suckler and sheep open day on Tullamore Farm.
5 July 2024 Management
Watch: lambs weaned early as beef breeding comes to a close on Tullamore Farm
Martin Merrick chats to farm manager Shaun Diver as the mid-season flock of lambs are weaned early, while breeding in the suckler herd comes to an end for 2024.
Third grazing for the multispecies sward
The multispecies sward is thriving well on Tullamore Farm with a good yield expected again this year.
29 June 2024 Tullamore Farm
Tullamore Farm update: first batch of 2024-born lambs drafted
The 16 March-born lambs, weighing from 42kg to 50kg, were slaughtered on Thursday and generated a sales value of €182.59.
26 June 2024 Tullamore Farm
Tullamore Farm update: first batch of 2024-born lambs drafted
A batch of 16 March-born lambs weighing from 42kg to 50kg were slaughtered on Thursday. Manager Shaun Diver details the full slaughter performance.
21 June 2024 Management
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Adam Woods previews the upcoming suckler and sheep open day taking place on Tullamore Farm on Tuesday 23 July 2024
11 June 2024 News
New technologies helping breeding on Tullamore Farm
Breeding is progressing nicely on Tullamore Farm, with cows put forward for breeding.
29 May 2024 Tullamore Farm
Halfway point reached in breeding for Tullamore Farm
There have been just over four weeks of breeding completed on Tullamore Farm, with the first 30 heifers bred having been scanned this week.
29 May 2024 Breeding & health
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detection
The recently installed heat and health detection collars on Tullamore Farm have started to make breeding much easier on the farm.
10 May 2024 Tullamore Farm
Changes to breeding plan on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the changes being implemented on Tullamore farm for the 2024 breeding season.
8 May 2024 Breeding & health
Breeding kicks off in Tullamore Farm
Breeding has begun on the beef suckler herd in Tullamore, while lambs receive their first run through the handling unit.
26 April 2024 Tullamore Farm