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Management information for sheep farming from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing advice and management information to sheep farmers to enhance profitability.
This week's notes cover blowfly strike and laboratories for analysing faecal egg counts.
By Darren Carty on 20 July 2017
This week's notes cover worm control, selecting replacement ewe lambs and an update on TAMS II with the addition of grant aid for grass measuring equipment.
By Darren Carty on 13 July 2017
This week's notes cover worm control, selecting replacement ewe lambs and an update on TAMS II with the addition of grant aid for grass measuring equipment.
By Darren Carty on 13 July 2017
Growth has slowed, as expected, in the last week to 10 days.
By Darren Carty on 07 July 2017
Where the performance of lambs in the post-weaning period is hit, grass quality is frequently to blame.
By Darren Carty on 06 July 2017
Regular worm control is important in working farm dogs, and also house dogs, with threats to animal and human health where dogs are left untreated.
By Darren Carty on 06 July 2017
A high percentage of mid-season lambing flocks are currently in the process of weaning.
By Darren Carty on 29 June 2017
One of the key messages delivered at yesterday’s sheep technical day in Teagasc Athenry is the importance of increasing output in line with improved grassland productivity.
By Darren Carty on 22 June 2017
The dilemma of castration of male lambs is a popular topic annually at this stage of the year.
By Darren Carty on 23 June 2017
Worm counts are likely to be on the rise warns Darren Carty.
By Darren Carty on 15 June 2017
Darren Carty examines the merits of the two types of weaning practised on Irish farms.
By Darren Carty on 15 June 2017
Weeds can cause all sorts of problems in grassland and a problem will only get bigger unless you take action to control it or to alter management trends.
By Andy Doyle on 10 June 2017
Saturday 8th July The open day will be held on the farm of Eamonn Duffy, ...
South of Ireland Branch Suffolk Sheep Society Flock Competition 2017Ope...
National Championships & Annual Sale of Females & Ram LambsBlessington Mart ...
Premier show & sale of rams and females. Roscommon mart Wednesday 12th July. Sho...

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