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Improving returns in your calf to beef system
The coming months will see over 1.1 million beef-bred calves from the dairy herd hitting the ground around the country.
While there has been a decline in the national suckler herd, there has been an increase in the number of farmers seeing dairy calf-to-beef production as a viable option for their farms.
The Irish beef industry is facing unprecedented challenges at farm level. Diminishing profit margins and continuous scrutiny around the environmental efficiency of beef production mean that many farmers are seeking solutions to make their business viable.
Read the full Agriland article here