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Dairy
Dairy Management: grass growth and dairy beef bulls
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan goes through some of the requirements for the new dairy beef schemes in terms of what bulls qualify.
13 April 2024 Breeding
Changes needed for the CBV to have an impact
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the issues with realising the full potential of the commercial beef value.
Beef Management: Calf rearing and silage fertiliser
Adam Woods takes a look at calf rearing and silage fertiliser in this week's Beef Management.
How to pick a successful bull team
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the recent developments when it comes to picking a bull team and outlines the things to watch out for.
18 March 2024 Spring AI
Big drop in dairy inseminations
The trends are due to more sexed semen being used, more beef semen being used and a levelling off in herd expansion.
13 March 2024 Spring AI
Focus on the team when it comes to AI
Aidan Brennan says picking bulls is now all about picking a team and making sure each bull on the team is used equally.
13 March 2024 Spring AI
ABP and Aurivo join up in new dairy beef programme
Participating Aurivo dairy farmers will receive tailored advice on beef bull selection ahead of this year’s breeding season.
26 February 2024 News
Rise in beef calf registrations during 2023
On suckler and dairy farms in NI, beef calf birth registrations increased during 2023.
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland