Fast forwarding genetic gain in Ohio
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan reports from the Sexing Technologies heifer farm in the United States where IVF is used to ramp up genetic gain.
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 Viewpoints
Learning from the US sexed semen programmes
We continue to lack joined up thinking and investment for the scale of the Irish semen business.
EU buyers keep solid floor on calf prices
A later than usual turnout of calves, combined with strong demand from continental buyers, has resulted in the number of calves being shipped being higher than usual for the time of year.
22 May 2024 News
Teagasc ventures into Angus bull breeding
The Dealer sees that Teagasc is venturing into pedigree cattle breeding and has already sold a few pedigree Angus bulls to AI.
15 May 2024 Dealer
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.
My Farming Week: Seán Conneely, Bunatubber, Corrandulla, Co Galway
Seán Conneely farms with his father in Bunatober, Co Galway. Originally a suckler and sheep farm, they are converting to dairy.
8 May 2024 News
Turnout two months behind on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods has the latest from Tullamore Farm, the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep demonstration farm in Co Offaly.
19 April 2024 Breeding & health
Farmer Writes: no dry weather for March
With any luck it will be dry this week, but the forecast at the weekend didn't give me much optimism.
3 April 2024 Farmer Writes
My Farming Week: Julie Mullarkey, Glaslough, Co Monaghan
Julie Mullarkey is a dairy farmer in Monaghan who feature in a Lakeland Dairies' video 'Nature is Wonderful', tells of the joy it brings to have her children out on the farm with her.
3 April 2024 News
How to make €450 more margin per hectare buying calves
Changes this year could mean an additional 100,000 beef cross calves in marts this spring compared to last year.
20 March 2024 Viewpoints