1. Bossfarmer

    Most profitable cow system

    interested to see peoples opinions on this
  2. D

    Anyone all one breed

    A uniform flock or herd looks great grazing. Locally most dairy herds are all one breed, fields of mules or texels all looking uniform are common But suckler cows, gosh some herds are Heinz 57. For the purposes of the thread, reconized crosses can count as breeds & of course everyone needs...
  3. Forever Fendt

    Stores for sale

    10/11 month old stores for sale steers and heifers all sired by Limousin bull out of Hereford, Angus. Limousin and Blue Cross cows. Will be tested soon and we have always been TB clear. I have short video of them I can send via WhatsApp. Enquiries Tel 07723 063496.
  4. L

    How can anybody be bothered with charolais?

    The last 3 charolais calves we had all wouldn't suck the cows at birth. 2 different bulls. The last one was cavelands fenian. Born now 14 hours and still wont suck the cow. Itll suck her if i hold its head and turn the tit into her mouth and risk getting my brains knocked out but i cant hold it...
  5. D

    Pastured Poultry

    Hey folks. First thread I’ve posted so go easy on me. I am keen to follow my grass fed dexter cattle with grass fed broilers. If any of you are familiar with Richard Perkins and his book “Regenerative agriculture” he is a great advocate for it. Improving the land as the broilers eat the grass...
  6. W

    Sabre rattling

    So Gove is saying if Brexit talks don't make sufficient progress by June, we stop talking and walk away. I appreciate there is an art to negiotiation, but this government don't really want a deal at all do they? If anything, this virus aint going to make meetings very easy. Will we extend into...
  7. W

    Should our waters be for our fishermen

    I really don’t know the answer, but the obvious one would be that everyone fishes their own surely. I don’t see why the French seem so angry at the possibility of us saying non. They can do the same with us and we all supply the markets with what we naturally have. it does seem that these...
  8. H

    Italy's in shut down

    If Italy is in shut down is it that reporters from all over the world can suddenly arrive there to report ? I'm just hope that the Vegan bandwagon doesn't try ,by some means, to link it to livestock however tenuously just to cause doubt and mischief !
  9. Greythundercloudys

    No coal or wet wood, what ever next.

    Just heard that you'll not be allowed to burn this on open fires or stoves from next year, they could do with getting rid of those hellish buses for a start, at least there not banning stoves all together, not yet anyways.
  10. PuG

    Herd aggression when overwintering in barns

    Afternoon, after some advice from the wise heads. Limousine with horns but I've been tipping them - reasonable individual temperaments towards me. We have two herds that over winter inside, December through to April. 19 + 1 bull in there own pen (25m x 6, 150 sq/m), and a second herd about 40...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Dyke bull tops solid Stirling Limousin trade at 13,500gns

    Written by Billy Wickham A good commercial trade for Limousin bulls was led by the MacGregor’s, Milton of Campsie, at Stirling on Monday, February 3, with a top price of 13,500gns for their Reserve Senior Champion, Dyke Olympian. Taking him home were J. & A. Galloway, Lochlyoch Farm...
  12. Dman2

    Horny Angus

    I have an animal that was sold to me as an Angus x steer from a dairy herd Its now @ 12 month old and has small horns?? Horns are no where near as big as they would have been if it was a Limmy . Spoke to guy I bought it off, and his records obviously say its an AA. However BCMS won`t alter the...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Investigations ongoing following theft of 21 ewes from farm

    Written by Agriland Team An appeal for information has been made in relation to the theft of 21 sheep from a farm earlier this week in Co. Tyrone. Making the appeal, members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) highlighted that the ewes in question are thought to have been taken at...
  14. Agriland RSS

    Gardaí investigate attempted plant machinery theft in Monaghan

    Written by Agriland Team Investigations are ongoing into the attempted theft of plant machinery in Co. Monaghan in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday, January 22, An Garda Síochána has confirmed. In a brief statement on the matter, a Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí received reports...
  15. Turkish_FR

    Beef Cattle Studies

    We could share and talk about studies under this topic. I will try to update regularly. STUDY: Growing calves on different type of floors had resulted in different final body weights. Calves kept on more comfy floor had greater final body weights. Comfy floor reduced locomotor disorders...