Calf to beef

Calf rearing on Farmer Phil’s livestock farm

Calf rearing on Farmer Phil’s livestock farm

Farming approximately 240ac of tillage and 300ac of grassland in Co. Longford, Philip Stewart and his family are running an...

September 3, 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: 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

‘Price and calf quality’ – Sticking points on dairy-beef integration

‘Price and calf quality’ – Sticking points on dairy-beef integration

The sale price and quality of beef calves – originating from the dairy herd – have been found to be...

July 6, 2021

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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

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Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef : The importance of making quality silage on calf to beef farms

Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef : The importance of making quality silage on 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

Growing profitability on a calf-to-beef farm in Co. Westmeath

Growing profitability on a calf-to-beef farm in Co. Westmeath

By Teagasc Green Acres programme advisor James Fitzgerald Farming just outside Moate, Co. Westmeath, Irvine Allen has been a participant...

May 3, 2021

Getting dairy-beef calves ready for weaning

Getting dairy-beef calves ready for weaning

Farmers rearing dairy-beef calves this spring are getting to a stage where calves, which were purchased in the early months...

April 19, 2021

What impact will the Dairy Beef Index have?

What impact will the Dairy Beef Index have?

With the breeding season being just around the corner on spring-calving dairy farms, the task of sire selection will have...

March 19, 2021

Dairy Beef Index: What do calf-to-beef farmers need to know?

Dairy Beef Index: What do calf-to-beef farmers need to know?

Something that a lot of farmers might be hearing over the next few weeks is the Dairy Beef Index (DBI)...

February 15, 2021

Taking care of a newly-purchased calf this spring

Taking care of a newly-purchased calf this spring

With the calving season getting underway on dairy farms, calf-to-beef farmers will soon be starting to source calves in the...

January 21, 2021

Dairy calf-to-beef can boost incomes on suckler farms

Dairy calf-to-beef can boost incomes on suckler farms

Stephen Flanagan is a beef and sheep adviser with the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) in Northern...

December 23, 2020

ICMSA welcomes ‘first step’ towards integration of dairy and beef

ICMSA welcomes ‘first step’ towards integration of dairy and beef

The announcement of a planned calf weighing measure for farmers rearing dairy beef calves has been welcomed by the Irish Creamery...

October 14, 2020

Budget 2021: Minister confirms €5 million for ‘dairy calf-to-beef scheme’

Budget 2021: Minister confirms €5 million for ‘dairy calf-to-beef scheme’

Following on from the announcement of Budget 2021 yesterday (Tuesday, October 13), the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

October 14, 2020

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Teagasc: Virtual Beef Week Day: Achieving High Reproductivity Efficiency and Health in Suckler Herds

Teagasc: Virtual Beef Week Day: Achieving High Reproductivity Efficiency and Health in Suckler Herds

Livestream of Teagasc: Virtual Beef Week: with David Kenny & Orla Keane, Frank O’Sullivan and Artie Birt.

July 6, 2020

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FarmLand 5th March 2020

FarmLand 5th March 2020

Claire Mc Cormack speaks to Pat Mc Cormack of the ICMSA about the toll of flooding, Siobhan Walsh finds out...

March 5, 2020

‘Advancing knowledge for an evolving industry’ – theme of DairyBEEF2019

‘Advancing knowledge for an evolving industry’ – theme of DairyBEEF2019

The theme of the Teagasc’s dairy calf-to-beef open day event is ‘advancing knowledge for an evolving industry’. DairyBEEF2019 will take...

May 10, 2019

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Demonstrating the farm locations for the Teagasc GreenAcres calf to beef Programme

Demonstrating the farm locations for the Teagasc GreenAcres calf to beef Programme

The names and locations of the 14 farmers involved in the Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme

April 23, 2019