Let's Talk Organics - Growing red clover silage to finish beef cattle
Type Event Proceeding
Elaine Leavy and Joe Kelleher, Teagasc Organic Specialists hosted a Let's Talk Organics webinar on Wednesday, 5th April which focused on growing red clover silage to finish beef cattle. The team were joined by Dr Nicky Byrne, Teagasc Researcher and organic farmers, Colman Deely, West Limerick dairy farmer and Oliver Dixon, Mayo beef finisher farmer.
Nicky spoke about the agronomy and feeding value of red clover silage. Colman and Oliver gave an insight into how they grow red clover crops on their farms and how they are finding it helps with the performance of their animals. The webinar gave an overview of the practical aspects of growing, harvesting and feeding a red clover silage crop.
Watch webinar recording below
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