Dairy Calf to Beef

A Virtual Farm Walk  on the farm of Green Acres Calf to Beef participants Jarlath & Austin Ruane

A Virtual Farm Walk on the farm of Green Acres Calf to Beef participants Jarlath & Austin Ruane

Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme participant Jarlath Ruane talks us through his farm and his farming systems from...

May 13, 2021

An introduction the the Virtual Farm Walk of Green Acres Calf to Beef participant Jarlath Ruane

An introduction the the Virtual Farm Walk of Green Acres Calf to Beef participant Jarlath Ruane

James Fitzgerald of Teagasc shows us what lies ahead on the Virtual Farm Walk on the farm of Jarlath and...

May 12, 2021

Dairy Beef Calf measure – what’s involved?

Dairy Beef Calf measure – what’s involved?

The announcement of the Dairy Beef Calf measure last month has provided farmers rearing dairy-beef calves this year, the opportunity...

April 15, 2021

Rearing 10,000 calves with a once-a-day feeding system in New Zealand

Rearing 10,000 calves with a once-a-day feeding system in New Zealand

A large-scale dairy calf-to-beef enterprise, in the Waikato region of New Zealand, has found that through developing the rumen of...

November 10, 2019

Poll results: 22% of dairy respondents to sell calves for export

Poll results: 22% of dairy respondents to sell calves for export

An online open survey of more than 1,600 dairy farmers – conducted by AgriLand this week – has found that...

October 31, 2019

Poll: What will dairy farmers do with their bull calves this spring?

Poll: What will dairy farmers do with their bull calves this spring?

A key question facing Irish dairy farmers ahead of the coming spring – and accompanying matter of dairy calves –...

October 29, 2019

ICMSA responds to dairy calf-to-beef scheme criticisms

ICMSA responds to dairy calf-to-beef scheme criticisms

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has responded to criticisms of its proposal for a dairy calf-to-beef scheme, saying:...

October 25, 2019

ICMSA unveils details of proposed ‘dairy calf-to-beef scheme’

ICMSA unveils details of proposed ‘dairy calf-to-beef scheme’

The Irish Creamery and Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has revealed the details of a proposed new dairy calf-to-beef scheme, which...

October 17, 2019

Health and calf rearing a major focus of DairyBEEF2019

Health and calf rearing a major focus of DairyBEEF2019

Calf rearing and health will be a major focus of the upcoming DairyBEEF2019 open day to be held in Teagasc...

May 12, 2019

Grazing conditions excellent and all yearlings out in Co. Meath

Grazing conditions excellent and all yearlings out in Co. Meath

The recent spell of good weather has allowed farmers to make use of the favourable grazing conditions and get stock...

March 2, 2019

How much should beef farmers pay for bull calves from the dairy herd?

How much should beef farmers pay for bull calves from the dairy herd?

Ireland’s dairy-beef industry has found itself propelled into the fast lane. Since the quotas were abolished in 2015, the national...

January 16, 2019

What 10 key areas are vital for a successful dairy calf-to-beef operation?

What 10 key areas are vital for a successful dairy calf-to-beef operation?

Ireland’s dairy-beef industry has found itself propelled into the fast lane. Since the quotas were abolished in 2015, the national...

December 10, 2018

Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef: What was the financial performance of the 10 farms?

Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef: What was the financial performance of the 10 farms?

The unshackling of the milk quotas in 2015 has led to an increased number of dairy-bred calves coming on stream...

December 8, 2018

Are the farmers who purchase your surplus dairy calves happy?

Are the farmers who purchase your surplus dairy calves happy?

Addressing the audience attending the Teagasc National Dairy Conference in Co. Cork on Tuesday, November 27, Andrew Crombie from the...

November 29, 2018

Farmers wanted for Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme

Farmers wanted for Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme

Ireland’s dairy-beef industry has found itself propelled into the fast lane. With expansion in the national dairy herd in recent...

November 8, 2018

AgriLand partners with Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme

AgriLand partners with Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme

AgriLand is delighted to have been chosen as the media partner for the second phase of the Teagasc Green Acres...

November 8, 2018

Has your farm got a worm resistance problem?

Has your farm got a worm resistance problem?

Resistance to anthelmintics (wormers) has recently been detected on dairy calf-to-beef farms in Ireland, according to research presented at Teagasc’s...

November 3, 2018

Job vacancies: Teagasc Green Acres calf-to-beef advisors wanted

Job vacancies: Teagasc Green Acres calf-to-beef advisors wanted

Teagasc has received three years of industry funding to operate the second phase of the Teagasc Green Acres Calf-to-Beef Programme....

July 9, 2018