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Beef
Watch: lambs weaned early as beef breeding comes to a close on Tullamore Farm
Martin Merrick
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.
New sheep wormer made available in NI
The wormer is known as 'dual active' as it contains two compounds that target the same parasites.
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.
Get smart with sheep wormers this summer
Strategic dosing can lower worm burdens on farms and also prevent worm populations from becoming resistant, writes Peter McCann.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Dairy Management: weather, heifer weights and lameness
With the poor weather set to last for another while, Aidan Brennan looks at the options for those running low on silage.
20 March 2024 Management
Wet weather disrupts grazing plans
Adam Woods takes a look at what the grazing plan should be once the current wet weather passes.
20 March 2024 Grass & feeding
Decisions to be made for Tullamore bulls
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.
14 February 2024 Markets
Cow weights a sticking point in ICBF talks
Adam Woods reports from last week’s ICBF stakeholders meeting, where a number of issues remain unresolved.
7 February 2024 Breeding & health
A fortnight to find changes for ICBF
Adam Woods reports on the outcome of last Thursday’s ICBF meeting held in Tullamore.
7 February 2024 Breeding & health