Beef Focus

Building resilience into a beef enterprise in Co. Fermanagh

Building resilience into a beef enterprise in Co. Fermanagh

Recent years have seen Fermanagh suckler beef producer John Egerton improve the efficiency and resilience of his beef enterprise. He...

June 22, 2021

Sucklers are the future on Co. Tyrone farm

Sucklers are the future on Co. Tyrone farm

Thomas Rankin farms with his father Geoffrey close to the village of Bready in north Co. Tyrone. Their farm extends...

May 30, 2021

Buying and rearing calves on Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef farms

Buying and rearing calves on Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef farms

As part of the Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Virtual Farm Walk on the farm of Jarlath and Austin...

May 13, 2021

Beef Focus: Limousin genetics come to the fore in this 90-cow suckler herd

Beef Focus: Limousin genetics come to the fore in this 90-cow suckler herd

In many of the commercial suckler herds in Ireland, there can be many breeds mixed through the cows when examining...

May 2, 2021

Beef Focus: Limousin genetics come to the fore in this 90-cow suckler herd

Beef Focus: Limousin genetics come to the fore in this 90-cow suckler herd

For this week’s Beef Focus Agrilands visits a 90-cow commercial and pedigree suckler herd based in Cahir in Co.Tipperary where...

May 2, 2021

Buildings Focus: Leaving no stone unturned in this new suckler unit in Co. Roscommon

Buildings Focus: Leaving no stone unturned in this new suckler unit in Co. Roscommon

Take a tour with Agriland of this new build in Co.Roscommon on the farm of Christopher Scally a suckler farmer....

April 24, 2021

Beef Focus: Managing 180 pedigree cows at Gigginstown Angus

Beef Focus: Managing 180 pedigree cows at Gigginstown Angus

Large-scale pedigree farms are not plentiful around Ireland – there seems to be fewer herds exceeding the 100 cow head...

April 22, 2021

Beef Focus: Agriland visits the Gigginstown Angus herd

Beef Focus: Agriland visits the Gigginstown Angus herd

In this video Agriland chats to farm manager Joe O’Mahony from Gigginstown Angus herd Co. Westmeath. Joe talks all things...

April 22, 2021

Highlights from the Irish Limousin Athenry bull sale 2021

Highlights from the Irish Limousin Athenry bull sale 2021

Check out these bulls from the Irish Limousin Cattle Society pedigree sale, held in Athenry Mart on April 16, 2021

April 18, 2021

Beef Focus: Buying and finishing continental bullocks in Co. Galway

Beef Focus: Buying and finishing continental bullocks in Co. Galway

On the outskirts of Headford, Tom Curran is a full-time farmer operating a store-to-beef system in Mausrevagh, Co. Galway, buying...

April 3, 2021

Beef Focus: Suckler-to-Beef in Skreen, Co. Sligo

Beef Focus: Suckler-to-Beef in Skreen, Co. Sligo

Agriland visits a suckler-to-beef farm based in Skreen, Co. Sligo for this week’s Beef Focus. Find out more 👉 https://bit.ly/3mas43f

April 1, 2021

Beef Focus: ‘There is no negativity towards beef farming accepted here’

Beef Focus: ‘There is no negativity towards beef farming accepted here’

Near the coastline of Co. Sligo, lays the suckler-to-beef farm belonging to Willie and James Kelly from the townland of Skreen....

March 29, 2021

A new 5 bay slatted unit for an expanding beef finishing enterprise in Co  Tipperary

A new 5 bay slatted unit for an expanding beef finishing enterprise in Co Tipperary

A new 5-bay slatted unit for an expanding beef finishing enterprise on the farm of Pierce Ryan from Borrisoleigh in...

March 29, 2021

Loose shed and a first-class handling facility in Co. Tipperary

Loose shed and a first-class handling facility in Co. Tipperary

Residing just outside Clonmore in Co. Tipperary is beef farmer John Maher, who has recently built a new loose shed...

March 29, 2021

Beef Focus: Sticking with traditional suckler breeding in Co. Cavan

Beef Focus: Sticking with traditional suckler breeding in Co. Cavan

When you walk into the suckler housing belonging to Brian Brady from Co. Cavan, there are no signs of your...

March 14, 2021

Beef Focus: Sourcing and handling AI bulls at Coney Island Genetics

Beef Focus: Sourcing and handling AI bulls at Coney Island Genetics

It’s not too often that farmers get an insight into operations at an AI bull stud, especially due to the...

March 8, 2021

The Calf Show – Thursday – Weaning calves and getting them ready for turnout

The Calf Show – Thursday – Weaning calves and getting them ready for turnout

As part of the Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme with Teagasc, AgriLand is hosting a series of programmes presented...

February 25, 2021

The Calf Show – Wednesday – Calf health and vaccinations

The Calf Show – Wednesday – Calf health and vaccinations

As part of the Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme with Teagasc, AgriLand is hosting a series of programmes presented...

February 24, 2021