Positive beef outlook for 2023 - Bord Bia
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest from last week’s Bord Bia meat marketing seminar in Naas, Co Kildare.
19 November 2022 Breeding & health
Watch: Thrive bullocks average 310kg carcase at 20 months
This batch of 33 bullocks from the Thrive demo farm were drafted for slaughter three weeks ago based on the finish level.
5 October 2022 Breeding & health
Efficiency depends on how it is expressed
Depending on how efficiency is expressed, suckler-bred stock are between 20% and 60% more efficient than dairy-sired animals. Declan Marren reports.
280kg carcase at 19 months for dairy beef heifers
The Thrive cattle, which are all AI-bred stock, are demonstrating what is possible with dairy beef systems. Declan Marren reports.
28 September 2022 Breeding & health
Optimising pre- and post-grazing sward heights for beef cattle
Maximising performance at pasture has a huge effect on age at slaughter and therefore GHG emissions from beef systems. Declan Marren reports.