WATCH: Nutrias Excel Ewe with Lamb feed

Aurivo Animal Feeds’ Nutritionist – Dr. Justin Mc Donagh - and farmer - John Joe Staunton - outline the benefits of using Nutrias Excel Ewe with Lamb feed.

Dairy Update: Cattle turnout, calving and high grass covers

Ground conditions are okay but we are using strip wires and not letting cows walk over what has already been grazed, writes Aran Connell.

Student Focus: Chloe Dreaper-Eyre

Chloe Dreaper-Eyre (20) – a fourth-generation farmer from Ballinasloe, Co. Galway – studies Bioveterinary Science at AIT and is involved in the running of the family farm.

PICTURES: 15-acre residential roadside holding to go under the hammer

The lands - which lie to the rear and side of the farmhouse - enjoy extensive road frontage and are of excellent quality and currently in grass.

‘The poor FR bull is like the song Nobody’s Child’

Some 1,620 entries including 740 calves were offered for sale at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday. Aberdeen Angus and Hereford store bullocks and heifers made up to €2.20/kg.

Innovative students establish organic seaweed fertiliser business

Michael O’Kane, Daniel Crawford and Shane McBride - three Transition Year students from Donegal - produce, package and sell a 100% organic seaweed fertiliser.

Dairy Update: Cow roadway maintenance and milk protein percentages are dropping

Cows have not been let out to grass yet due to the unsettled weather conditions; our turnout date is usually March 17th, writes Aran Connell.

€1,770 for suckler team at Headford

Bullocks sold to €2.61/kg, heifers hit €2.78/kg and weanling bulls peaked at €3.19/kg, while weanling heifers followed at €3.00/kg.