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Pedigree
JALEX jolt for biggest and best sale yet
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan has all the details you need for the upcoming sale of almost 300 Commercial Cattle at the JALEX on farm auction.
15 May 2024 Markets
In pictures: Electric trade for grazing stores in Enniskillen
Grazing stores and weanlings were in high demand at the weekly sale in Enniskillen Mart.
24 May 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: picking out cull cows and show heifers
Karen McCabe writes of the difficulties in selecting cows for the cull list and the right heiferfor the commercial show ring.
Shorthorn Spring Fling set for Carrick-On-Shannon this weekend
Shanon Kinahan previews the upcoming Shorthorn spring fling that is set to take place this Saturday in the Carrick-On-Shannon showgrounds.
5 April 2023 Pedigree
Making a call on cattle to finish out of the shed
With an extremely strong live ring, farmers should be looking through forward stores in the shed and deciding on what to finish, graze or offload.
28 March 2023 Management
Dairy management: what weight should maiden heifers be now?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at what target weight maiden or weanling heifers should be now.
28 November 2022 Management
Myth busting 24-month calving in beef heifers
Teagasc is hosting several farm walks throughout the country to help drive suckler farmers to calve heifers at 24 months for economic and environmental benefits.
9 November 2022 Breeding & health
Buyers battle to hit €7,800 for Tullamore champion Quest
James McNally from the Dunbeggan Belgian Blue herd offered 10 females for sale in his recent online production sale through Thurles Mart and Mart Eye. Shanon Kinahan reports.
26 October 2022 Pedigree
Coralstown Hurricane tops Tullamore at €5,500
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Irish Hereford Autumn Premier Show and Sale last Saturday.
19 October 2022 Pedigree
Champion Coralstown Hurricane tops Tullamore at €5,500
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Irish Hereford Autumn Premier Show and Sale.
15 October 2022 Pedigree
Feeding dairy replacements this winter
Regular weighing of dairy heifer weanlings is critical to ensure that meal is targeted to those that need it the most, writes Aidan Brennan.
6 October 2021 Winter Feed
Webinar: heifer rearing – what is working for Dairylink farmers?
With very good grass supplies and excellent grass quality it's important to manage heifers to ensure they are on target.
14 July 2021 Young stock