Beef Focus

Beef Focus: Zero grazing, bull beef and TB turmoil in Meath

Beef Focus: Zero grazing, bull beef and TB turmoil in Meath

David Drumm is a suckler, beef and tillage farmer based between Athboy and Delvin on the Meath-Westmeath border. He is...

October 18, 2021

Beef Focus: Zero grazing, bull beef and TB turmoil in Meath

Beef Focus: Zero grazing, bull beef and TB turmoil in Meath

David Drumm is a suckler, beef and tillage farmer based between Athboy and Delvin on the Meath-Westmeath border. He is...

October 17, 2021

Beef Focus: Producing Wagyu beef from dairy and suckler dams

Beef Focus: Producing Wagyu beef from dairy and suckler dams

John Hourigan is a beef farmer from Donard in Co. Wicklow, who has been in the business of producing Wagyu...

October 11, 2021

Beef Focus: Running a 30-cow suckler operation in Co. Cavan

Beef Focus: Running a 30-cow suckler operation in Co. Cavan

Maurice Brady is a suckler/beef farmer based in Laragh, Co. Cavan, who is farming 40ha of both owned and leased...

September 27, 2021

Beef focus: Producing suckler progeny and wind energy in NI

Beef focus: Producing suckler progeny and wind energy in NI

Farming near Tempo in Co. Fermanagh, Darren Foy runs a suckler operation with a small-scale wind turbine on the farm...

September 18, 2021

Beef Focus: Galway sisters producing quality suckler stock

Beef Focus: Galway sisters producing quality suckler stock

Farming 100ac on the Roscommon/Galway border, the Hastings sisters are running a suckler and sheep farm with a major focus...

August 22, 2021

Beef Focus: A one-winter beef system – the secret to success

Beef Focus: A one-winter beef system – the secret to success

Farming 240ac alongside his father and uncle in Knockcroghery, Co. Roscommon, Diarmuid Murry runs an efficient beef operation in tandem...

August 14, 2021

Beef Focus: See inside ‘state -of-the-art’ Longford cattle dealer’s yard

Beef Focus: See inside ‘state -of-the-art’ Longford cattle dealer’s yard

Cattle dealing is unquestionably a fine art and many of whom are involved in it have had parents and grandparents...

August 1, 2021

Beef Focus: Cavan calf-to-beef farm gaining momentum

Beef Focus: Cavan calf-to-beef farm gaining momentum

During the week Agriland paid a visit to an expanding calf-to-beef farm that is really gaining momentum, and this is...

July 25, 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

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

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

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

Beef Focus: Sligo family making waves in the world of pedigree breeding

Beef Focus: Sligo family making waves in the world of pedigree breeding

It can be a challenging task to get recognition in the world of pedigree breeding. However, once a herd can...

February 22, 2021