Five tips for finishing cattle off grass
Kieran Mailey
With falling beef prices, farmers need to give serious consideration to grass finishing. Outlined are five things to keep in mind.
5 July 2023 Management
Beef Management: controlling flies, grass and docks
Adam Woods takes a look at fly activity and mastitis, keeping grass quality up and controlling docks in silage swards
5 July 2023 Management
Dairy Management: grass growth, DNA and cost control
Aidan Brennan says that soil moisture deficits haven't gone away and grass quality is still very poor.
Thrive: meal feeding to calves at grass – feed on or cut it out?
It has been a topic of much debate between the Thrive farmers over the last few years – to feed meal for the first grazing season or not? Now with higher meal prices, has the opinion changed?
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Thrive: can I stop feeding meal to calves at grass?
With weather conditions providing perfect grazing conditions, it may make sense to stop meal feeding to calves on some farms at least. Declan Marren looks at the details.
21 July 2021 Grass & feeding
Thrive: maintaining grass quality in a dairy beef system
With grass swards heading out, even at relatively low covers, keeping high quality grass ahead of stock is proving to be a challenge. Declan Marren writes.
16 June 2021 Grass & feeding