New calf to beef unit for Tea­gasc Grange

Irish Independent - Farming - - NEWS -

TEA­GASC has set up a new 40ha calf to beef demon­stra­tion farm in Grange, Co Meath, which aims to com­pare high car­case ver­sus low car­case in­dex calves.

It fol­lows a rise in an­i­mals off the dairy herd, and 120 male An­gus and Friesian calves from easy calv­ing AI sires will be pur­chased this spring for the farm.

They will be fin­ished as steers at un­der 24 months.

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