Month: July 2014

National Suckler Beef Open Day – Wednesday 9th July 2014 30/06/2014

National Suckler Beef Open Day – Wednesday 9th July 2014 30/06/2014 ON THE FARM OF TOM HALPIN, ROBERTSTOWN, CARLANSTOWN, KELLS, CO. MEATH This is a BTAP approved event and farmers can sign in on the day to comply with this programme. It will be signposted from Kells and the N52 from Ardee.  The farm is …

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BALLINA SHOW 10/07/2014

BALLINA SHOW 10/07/2014 Jarleth McHugh presenting the JJ MCHUGH MEMORIAL PLAQUE for the Champion Charolais at Ballina Show to brothers Owen & Mark McGovern, Kilmore, Fivemilebourne, Co. Sligo. The champion Goldstar Haley is by Goldstar Echo.

Mark Maxwell Suckler Farmer Report 1/07/2014

Mark Maxwell Suckler Farmer Report 1/07/2014 ‘Charolais’ the ideal terminal sire for calf-beef at 24 months Mark Maxwell from Ballynagore, Co. Westmeath runs a 100 cow suckler herd focused on finishing progeny at 24 months. The herd is split 50-50 between autumn and spring calving. The cow types on the farm are predominantly Angus, Hereford …

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