Beef Update: Fibrosis of the udder and turnout continues

Calving, spreading fertiliser, power-washing and disinfecting sheds, replacing old barriers and more!

Beef Update: Reseeding grassland and creep-feeding calves

New lick buckets, protecting calves against Coccidiosis, re-fencing ground, purchasing calves and more!

Beef Update: ‘We are at the mercy of the factories’

Failing to get cattle killed, re-housing suckler pairings, collecting breeding heifers, spreading fertiliser, building a new shed and more.

Beef Update: Turning cattle out, bloat and vaccinating stock

Breeding females showing signs of heat, purchasing, tagging and registering calves, dosing bullocks, spreading fertiliser, rolling land and more.

Beef Update: Re-housing stock, tail painting and purchasing replacements

Castrating bulls, calving, repairing machinery, purchasing stock, poor ground and weathers conditions and more!

Farmer Focus: Kilglass Salers and Boro Angus

“To make money from farming, I find the three most important things to invest money in on the farm are genetics, grass and infrastructure" - Paul Moriarty

Beef Update: Re-housing stock and a new pre-calving feeding strategy

Earmarking replacement heifers, the arrival of snow, finishing heifers, calving, collecting hay bales, purchasing calves and building a new shed – see more here.

Beef Update: A visit from a chiropractor, rolling ground and spreading slurry

Signing-up for the BEEP scheme, purchasing a new weighing scales, turning cows out to pasture, plans to build a new shed and more!

Student Focus: Emma Kilmartin

Emma Kilmartin (19) is a fourth-generation suckler & sheep farmer from Co. Roscommon. She deferred her course – Animal Science – after her Leaving Cert and is now is second-year.