Northern Ireland
Part-time grazing a spring-calving herd
David Wright
John Morton hosted a Fane Valley event on his farm in Co Armagh.
29 June 2024 News
Agri jobs: opportunity on 500-cow dairy farm with 50-bail rotary
There is no shortage of opportunities for those with knowledge and experience with dairy cows around the country.
15 June 2024 Management
Five tips to stretch grass covers for grazing
Grazing management has become challenging for many farms as wet weather has left ground soft and growth rates are below demand. Outlined are some tips to stretching grass covers.
Bad spring having a lasting impact
John Egerton is disappointed at the variability in performance of his spring-born calves to date
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
BPS applications, breeding and buying cattle for grazing
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at getting your BPS application right, breeding and what to dose purchased animals with going to grass.
8 May 2024 Management
Top tips for getting suckler cows back in calf
Adam Woods takes a look at what’s important in terms of getting suckler cows back in calf
Five tips to prepare stock bulls for breeding
For suckler herds calving in early spring, breeding is one month away, so thoughts should be turning towards getting stock bulls prepared in good time.
13 April 2024 Management
What is on-off grazing and does it work?
Emer Kennedy and Michael O’Donovan from Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, look at the benefits of on-off grazing for dairy herds.
3 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Top heat detection aids for breeding 2024
With breeding likely to commence in a month’s time for many spring-calving suckler herds the attention should now turn to heat detection.
3 April 2024 Breeding
Beef Management: grazing problems and scour issues
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at grazing issues and calf scour.
3 April 2024 Management
Don't let calving fatigue set in
Spring calving is an intense period of work for farmers and the longer it goes on, it is easy to become fatigued and run down.
2 April 2024 Management
Letter: Bord Bia and Teagasc failing grain growers
Teagasc and Bord Bia respond to a letter from grain grower Ollie Whyte, who has hit out at farm organisations, Bord Bia and Teagasc on their treatment of grain growers.
13 March 2024 News