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Management information for dairy cattle from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing advice and management information to dairy farmers to enhance profitability.
Now is the time to be spraying weeds in grass fields and under electric fences and along roadways.
By Aidan Brennan on 20 April 2017
This week, Aidan Brenan looks at the factors influencing grass growth.
By Aidan Brennan on 20 April 2017
The first of the heifer calves born this spring should be weaned off milk around now, at eight to 10 weeks old.
By Aidan Brennan on 20 April 2017
In what has been a problematic year for grass tetany, we look back at some research regarding the condition.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 April 2017
This week, Aidan Brennan goes through fertiliser spreading rates for April and May.
By Aidan Brennan on 13 April 2017
The breeding season is only a week or two away on most farms.
By Aidan Brennan on 13 April 2017
Grass growth will be on the up this week and while it's great to see plenty of grass, it can become a problem if not managed correctly, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 10 April 2017
Jack Kennedy offers advice for farmers who are having to deal with heavy grass cover.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 April 2017
Jack Kennedy looks at the options dairy farmers have when it comes to choosing beef or dairy sires this breeding season.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 April 2017
Exceptionally heavy bursts of rain have made grazing tricky again, even on dry land. Jack Kennedy says it is looking like being an early silage season.
By Jack Kennedy on 03 April 2017
Conail Keown looks at the herd health costs on the farm of programme participant Robin Clements.
By Contributor on 06 April 2017
With the sun shining and cows out on grass full-time on most farms, dairy farmers are getting a chance to think about breeding next year’s calf crop.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 April 2017
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Co. MAYOGLENCORRIB DISPERSAL SALE100 COWS30 BULLING HEIFERSSAT 22/4/17...
Co. TYRONEDUNGANNON DAIRY SALENEXT THURS 20/4/17@11.30AM At Dungannon Mart...
TAAFFE AUCTIONS041-9881288Co. WESTMEATHCORNSKYE SALE 30 CALVED HEIFERS...
BALLYLINE HERD PED HEIFER CLEARANCE SALELISTOWEL MART WEDNESDAY 12TH APRIL ...

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