articles about michael-danagher
The countdown to Christmas begins; housing stock; finishing diets; selling bullocks and store heifers; recording data using Herdwatch and weighing cattle.
Every Breath gears up to return to the track; selling heifers; moving cattle indoors and a new head gate and floodlights - read more here.
A winning racehorse; sourcing woodchip for bedding; calving; feeding haylage; weaning and the mating season gets underway for the Delaney's flock.
An update from the Biological Farming Conference in Tullamore; purchasing woodchip to save straw and preparing cattle for housing.
Feeding cattle outdoors; purchasing and dehorning calves; power-washing sheds; receiving feedback from customers & strip-grazing.
Grazing animals outdoors; calving; analysing kill-out results; spreading lime; TB testing; reviewing animal health plans & more.
Moving cows indoors for calving; housing Weanling Bulls; cleaning the yard for winter; slaughtering organic cattle and more!
Spreading dung; purchasing weanlings; the birth of an Irish Moiled calf and dung sampling - see more here.
Spreading slurry; dosing; cutting hedges; attending the Organic Trust AGM and preparing for the winter - read this week’s update here.
A trip to Ardlea Limousins and the Derrypatrick herd; returning to college; weaning and slaughtering cattle - see more from Michael; Jamie and Aaron.
Calving and preparing the sheds for winter dominated Michael’s agenda; Jamie weaned calves and Aaron weighed lambs and selected cattle for slaughter.
Jamie took a second cut of silage and spread fertiliser, while on Michael’s farm, heifers were AI’d and the bull was removed from the spring-calving suckler herd and Libby collected semen from her UK-bred bull.
Our new contributor Michael scanned cows; Joe cut silage and got 35% less bales and Jamie began preparing the beef finishing shed ahead of next winter.