Five tips to move store cattle into the finishing period
Kieran Mailey
Moving cattle from a store phase to intensive finishing diet involves more than just increasing meal levels.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Move to robots pays off for Bellemont Holsteins
The McCollum family run the 500 cow Bellemont Holstein herd outside Coleraine and last week, they held an open day outlining their system. Kieran Maily reports.
6 December 2023 Markets
NI Trends: tight cattle supplies hardens prices; lamb quotes up 5p/kg
There are plenty of positives within the factory trade for prime cattle and fat lambs in Northern Ireland this week.
NI beef price lagging 30p/kg behind Britain
NI prices are behind those paid in Britain, but still compare favourably to those paid across Europe. Kieran Mailey reports
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Loughans Angus heifers going under the hammer
The pedigree Aberdeen Angus herd owned by John and Rory Best will hold a timed auction of in-calf heifers.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
NI milk prices among worst in Europe - UFU
With dairy commodity markets on the rise, there is scope for NI milk processors to lift base prices, argue the UFU
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Slatabogie Holsteins make the show ring a family affair
The Paul family from Maghera are showcasing their pedigree Holstein cattle in the main cattle classes at 2023 Winter Fair.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Keeping water troughs clean indoors
Drinking troughs should be cleaned out regularly to provide fresh water for cattle.
5 December 2023 Management
Five management jobs for December
When it comes to jobs on farm, outlined are a few tasks to keep on top of during December.
2 December 2023 Management
IFJ Junior: five tips to start your calf-rearing enterprise
Buying a few dairy-bred calves is a good way to start off your farming career
30 November 2023 News
Ration prices hold but soya a problem for new year
Ration prices will see little change going into December. However, there are signs that prices could increase late next month
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Keady fatstock sale serves up a Christmas cracker
A super yard of prime fatstock at Keady Mart sold in a red hot trade at the annual Christmas show and sale.
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland