articles about beef-farming
Calving, spreading fertiliser, power-washing and disinfecting sheds, replacing old barriers and more!
Breeding females showing signs of heat, purchasing, tagging and registering calves, dosing bullocks, spreading fertiliser, rolling land and more.
Improved ground and weather conditions, spreading urea, calving, AI’ing heifers, dismantling old fences, sourcing hay and more.
Castrating bulls, calving, repairing machinery, purchasing stock, poor ground and weathers conditions and more!
Earmarking replacement heifers, the arrival of snow, finishing heifers, calving, collecting hay bales, purchasing calves and building a new shed – see more here.
Pedigree steers have carcass weights of 280-320 kgs at 28-30-months and heifers can kill-out at 260-300kgs at 24-28-months. Cross-breds can achieve carcass weights up to 360kgs under 30-months.
“The beef itself has a distinct beefy flavour that throws peoples taste buds back to times past. The beef is well-marbled and tender it eats well and coats the mouth with a unique buttery taste"
ICSA is proposing a payment of €80/calved suckler herd provided that they calve before 30-months. “It reduces the amount of dry heifers walking around a farm that are unproductive"
The Galloway Cattle Society is establishing a producer group to market its own beef - "Galloway beef is a premium product and is very highly rated in Scotland, with most of the beef going to high-end restaurants in London"
Beef Plan is calling for farmer training to inspect and grade carcass trimming and classification, the same way in which factory employees have been trained under Department guidance.