1. Chasingmytail

    value of weaned organic angus calves

    To make a profit on the calves sold at 9 months old. What value do you put on an average steers and heifers? beef cross angus sire named. grass fed. Sold privately not through mart. Avail end of Feb. Havent weighed them yet. Seen a few on Breedr but some are extremely low in price. Got...
  2. Agriland RSS

    15 cattle removed from Limousin society herdbook

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The British Limousin Cattle Society (BLCS) has removed 15 cattle from its herdbook on the back of concern from government. Following instructions from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the society issued the following...
  3. Ffermer Bach

    Teacher sacked for kicking a horse

    Primary school teacher sacked after being caught on film kicking horse Footage of Sarah Moulds shared online by Hertfordshire Hunt Saboteurs viewed by millions in November 00:28 Huntswoman filmed appearing to kick and punch a horse – video Léonie Chao-Fong Mon 20 Dec 2021 23.05 GMT A...
  4. Sir loin

    Limousin gestation length

    Calving limousin heifers at the moment at 20 months old: 933 Lodge hamlet heifer calf 280 days gestation weighs in at 39 kilos, born 9 days ago. 942 Tomschoice nation heifer calf 286 days gestation weighs in at 41 kilos, born today. 946 in calf to Sexcel Tweedale Lennox due today but looks a...
  5. bobk

    Lord Frost resigns

  6. Agriland RSS

    Major prices paid at Royal Ulster Beef and Lamb Championships

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland A bumper entry of livestock attracted tremendous crowds for the 2021 Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) Beef and Lamb Championships. Taking the top honours in the calf ring was Chris Johnston, from Fivemiletown with his homebred baby, heifer...
  7. le bon paysan

    Now Rees Mog

  8. B

    Sudden Death of Sucklers in This Weather.

    Anyone else had a rough time of time of it? We had a dead cow on Wednesday morning and then two more side by side this morning, all in the same field. Its very mild to bring them in ,which brings its own problems. They look content enough and have plenty straw , molasses and mag buckets...
  9. kfpben

    Where is less Loony?

    Wife and I are early/mid 30s, living in the South of England and thinking about the future. Baby arriving soon all things being well. I’m a livestock farmer, she’s a farrier. Outside interests; cricket (me), horses (her), hunting (both). With the mounting lunacy in government with regards to...
  10. Agriland RSS

    New beef tool could cut feed costs and reduce GHG emissions

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A new tool that allows beef animals to be selected for feed efficiency has the potential to reduce feed bills across the UK beef industry by up to £12.5 million, while also accelerating the reduction of beef-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 27%...
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Farmers’ chance to invest in future of livestock production

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business British farmers are being given the chance to invest in the future of livestock production, diversifying their own income streams while accelerating the drive to sustainable supply chains. Breedr, the free herd management app which is transforming the...
  12. Agriland RSS

    1,500 support heifer ‘Hope’ and Air Ambulance NI fundraiser at Balmoral Show

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Almost 1,500 people have supported a fundraiser for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (NI) launched at this year’s Balmoral Show. Visitors to the show got to meet ‘Hope’ the roan heifer, announced as the grand prize for a competition draw taking place on...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Angus cow-calf duo clinches Balmoral interbreed in ‘maternal masterclass’

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland The Armour family has clinched this year’s interbreed beef championship with a “terrific” mother and calf duo. It marked the first time the family from Dromore, Co. Down, has won the Angus breed championship, and also their first beef interbreed win...
  14. Agriland RSS

    Balmoral Show: Chance to win roan heifer in NI Air Ambulance raffle

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Visitors to Balmoral Show next week will have the chance to win a roan heifer as part of a charity raffle to raise funds for the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance. The heifer called ‘Hope’ is a Limousin X weighing in at around 570kg. Hope has been bred by...
  15. FarmerDanny1989

    Blonde bulls

    Looking for semen from blonde bulls Whitefield Leader, Druk Lance, Blackwater Jockey and a bull I would like to know if semen has been collected from or will be is Hallfield Plato bought for £12000 recently?? Iv A.I’d 22 cows mainly blue X/Lim X to Hallfield Fanfare Iv high hopes for these.
  16. jacobl741

    Pedigree lim bulls

    Got a couple of very smart pedigree Limousin bulls for sale, ready for work and well bred. You won’t find one much quieter, sensibly priced. We are near Buxton Derbyshire. If anyone’s interested I can get some pics and send you more information etc
  17. S

    Situation Vacant Estate manager - Roche Court, Salisbury

    Estate Manager Roche Farm and Woodland • Running all aspects of the farm, including hands on assistance with the herd of Limousin cattle, haymaking, fencing and other farm/estate tasks. • Responsible for all farm records (other than accounting) including subsidy application, cross compliance...
  18. Vader

    In calf cow values

    We got some cows PD 3 month + in calf. What you think they worth to sell, as in what extra over meat price does the calf add ? Cows a mix of beef breeds, no dairy in them and to a limo or blonde bull.
  19. S

    Why should I stay..............

    Help me out please. Particularly those native Scots. I have spent half my life north of the border, but was born in the south. 20 plus years here. I am now after that time able to consider buying a small chunk for ourselves. However........ When I came north my lineage was not of much...
  20. Clive

    Are you all depressed ?

    I've been lucky enough to have a bit of a family holiday recently with lockdown restrictions ending and I've also spent a lot more time with none farming friends and reduced my time talking farming online a fair bit. After a period where that has been hard to do it's easy to forget just how...