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Encouraging rumen growth pivotal to calves achieving 100kg during 10 weeks

Amanda Dunn and Christine Cummins Friesian longhorn calves reared on a once a day (OAD) divert replacer feeding complement during a large-scale section are achieving normal daily liveweight gains of 1kg in their initial 10 weeks of life. Dr. Amanda Dunn, of Bonanza Calf Nutrition, visited a section in Methven, in a Canterbury segment of New […]

Beef Market Price Index ‘an useful look-out tool’ – Beef Plan

The “Beef Market Price Index”, launched on a Bord Bia website progressing this week, has been welcomed by a Beef Plan Movement – with a organisation also reiterating a calls for a Beef Market Taskforce to convene. In a matter on a matter, Alan O’Brien, Beef Plan’s south-eastern informal clamp chairman, said: “Beef Market Price […]

The time is ticking until a 2019 Teagasc National Dairy Conference

The time is ticking until farmers from opposite a nation will start flocking to a 2019 Teagasc National Dairy Conference – that is due to flog off subsequent week. The pretension of this year’s eventuality is ‘Being a Sustainable Dairy Farmer’; in light of sustainability, in many regards, apropos increasingly to a forefront of Irish […]

Pennsylvania’s Mennonites know how to make money: by capitalizing on trends | Gene Marks

Those of us who live in a Philadelphia area are used to spasmodic saying “old world” people around. They dress in 19th-century clothing, expostulate around in equine and buggies and generally keep themselves apart from a rest of a ubiquitous population. They’re mostly famous as Amish, though there are many associated sects. One of these […]

Conference celebrating 50 years of husbandry organisation announced

Bill Callanan, arch examiner of a Department of Agriculture, Food and a Marine The Irish Tillage and Land Use Society (ITLUS) is stability a 50-year anniversary celebrations during a winter discussion this December. The thesis of this year’s discussion is “Visions for a Future” and it will extend to dual days – Wednesday, Dec 4, […]

Technical Day: All aspects of calf health adult for contention in Co. Kildare

Martin Kavanagh Peter Byrne’s farm, located usually outward Castledermot, Co. Kildare, was a selected plantation for a new Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme technical day. The categorical subject adult for contention was calf health and a pivotal messages were delivered by obvious vet, Martin Kavanagh. Kicking off a talk, Martin remarkable that a […]

Reminder: Tipp tractor ‘drive for 5’ to ‘power on’ this weekend

Image source: Esther Fox Organisers have positive that a Knock Tractor Run – that is aiming for a “drive for five” following 4 successful runs in new years – will take place this weekend, as planned. The eventuality will take place in Knock, nearby Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, on Sunday, Nov 24. Registration will get underway […]