Eamon Corcoran – Our monitor

Balancing a Hereford calf to finish beef system, a dairy farm and lecturing, our Monitor Farmer Eamon Corcoran shows us that time management is the key to success. Eamon Corcoran has entered a partnership with his father Edward on their dairy farm in The Rower, Co Kilkenny. Having reared the progeny of their dairy cows

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Aaron Deverell – Our monitor

Irish Hereford Prime Monitor Farmer, Aaron Deverell is heavily involved in the family business.  This involves a calf to beef enterprise alongside an equestrian and a tillage enterprise. Aaron maximises his resources to achieve the best results. “We have a tillage, equestrian and calf to store and finish beef system on the farm – we

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Sean & John Heffernan – Our monitors

Fertility, Frames and Fantastic Herefords Animal health and soil fertility are the two pillars father and son duo, John and Sean Heffernan, base their Hereford calf to beef enterprise on. Sean Heffernan is operating a Hereford calf to beef system in partnership with his father John in Co Galway. Having had a suckler herd many

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Prionnsias Creedon – Our monitor

Scratching the Surface Having placed ample resources into reclaiming land on his farm, Irish Hereford Prime Monitor Farmer Proinsias Creedon is now reaping the rewards. “We would be 800 to 900ft above sea level here. We don’t need any aerials for the television to work,” Proinnsias laughs as he talks about his farm in the

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Pedigree Heifer Scheme

Pedigree Hereford Heifer scheme With the long term development of the Hereford breed in mind, Irish Hereford Prime in conjunction with the Irish Hereford Breed Society, ABP Ireland & the Kepak Group running a pilot program to encourage pedigree Hereford breeders not to retain pedigree Hereford heifers that are unsuitable for future breeding.   How it

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Meet OUR Monitors

Here at Irish Hereford Prime, we believe that the best way to lead, is by example. As part of our farm support, we have initiated our Monitored Farm Programme. This programme will document the trails, tribulations and success of four of our members. Each farm is unique in its enterprise and farm type, giving a

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Winter Bonus 2018

Our Winter 2018 bonus booking form is available to download below. The Winter off-season bonus starts on Week 44 the 29th October 2018 and runs until the 28th December 2018. Cattle must be booked in with us by the deadline date of Monday October 8th 2018 via info@irishhereforprime.com or by printing and posting to Irish

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Winter 2017 off-season bonus

A restructuring of our bonus scheme is necessary to match the seasonal supply nature of our Hereford cattle with the all year round demand for our Certified Irish Hereford Prime beef. We are moving to a new simplified off season bonus structure from Week 41, the 9th of October 2017. The same range of qualifying carcase

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Gurteen Hereford carcase grading competition

Wednesday the 18th of November saw 35 students from Gurteen Agricultural College arrive at the ABP Ireland beef factory in Grange, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary to take part in a carcass grading competition as part of their beef and sheep course. The 6 steers that were used in the judging were from the herd of Michael

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National Hereford Calf Show, GVM Show Arena, Tullamore Sat Nov 21st 2015

This is the second National Hereford Calf Show and follows on the very successful inaugural event held at the same venue in 2014. Such was the success of the event organised by the North Leinster Branch of Irish Hereford Breed Society that it was a unanimous decision to host the event again in 2015. With

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