Teagasc Farmwalk at the Farm of Ger Dineen on 28 July 2011

Ger Dineen states that he will be sticking with Simmental due to the weight gain that he can achieve right from birth through to slaughter and that he has excess demand for any surplus heifers from farmers wishing to upgrade the suckler herd.

Facts

  • 100 A.I. Simmental on Cows
  • Calves achieving weight gains up to 1.8kgs/day with no meal
  • Bull slaughtered at 15 months in June `11 – All Simmental Progeny graded U with top price of €1740

It’s WEIGHT for AGE that delivers PROFIT for BEEF Farmers

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