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Trevor Boland - Cattle Enterprise Winner (Suckling)

Enterprise: Beef Farming

From: Dromard, Co. Sligo

Farm Size: 45 Ha in 2018

Annual Tonnage: Avg 12.6 T Grass DM/Ha in 2019

Number of Grazings: 7 Grazings/Paddock/Year

Stocking Rate: 1.8 LU/Ha

Output Kg/Ha: 600 Kg/Ha (Liveweight Sold)

Trevor is the 2019 Cattle (Suckling) Category Grassland Farmer of the Year. Trevor  farms in Sligo on 3 blocks of land. He has developed an excellent paddock system which the groups of stock graze and uses a lot of temporary electric fencing. Trevor has a suckler herd and finishes both bulls and heifers. The level of beef output is high at 338 kg beef per LU.

Grassland Performance 2020

Trevor's grassland performance will be added to this section at the key stages of the 2020 grazing season

Start of Grazing 2020 

 


Start of 2nd rotation

Mid-season

August -building up

Start of closing off

End of grazing 2020