Agriland – Beef Focus: Sticking with traditional suckler breeding in Co. Cavan

Michael Carey from Agriland talks to Brian Brady about his herd near Kilcogy, Co. Cavan about how he uses Shorthorn genetics to raise cattle that are easy to manage, maintain and calve.

“When you walk into the suckler housing belonging to Brian Brady from Co. Cavan, there are no signs of your typical commercial Limousin, Simmental or Charolais cow.

Instead, the shed houses good traditionally-bred Angus cross cows with a mixture of Shorthorn breeding.

Farming over 60ac on the outskirts of Kilcogy, AgriLand recently spoke with Brian about the management of his 25-cow suckler herd and his approach to breeding on the farm.”

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