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Recording of weight 'critical'

Jim Parkinson identified weight recording as a critical aspect of his farm management at the IGA farm walk.

ICBF has also realised the potential benefits and has just launched a new weight-recording service.

Some 29 weight recorders throughout the country will provide the service at a cost of €60 for the first 15 cattle, with a price per head after that.

Just 5pc of beef herds are weight recorded.

Indo Farming