Sign in to your account
Forgot / Reset Password? Click here
Not registered with Farmers Journal? Register now to read 10 Journal+ articles for FREE
Or

To redeem your unique loyalty code from the print edition click HERE
Just one final step...
You must confirm your email address by clicking on the link we’ve sent to your email address.
You are only one short step away from reading...
Register below to read ten Journal+ articles
for free per month.
Or to redeem your unique loyalty code
from the print edition click HERE
Only takes a second!
Already registered with Farmers Journal? Sign in
By registering an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
code

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.
The mild winter and favourable grass growth has led some flock owners to ask if outdoor lambing is a viable option.
By Darren Carty on 16 February 2017
Teagasc’s Michael Gottstein summarises the key preparation and management tasks and looks at the economics of different rearing strategies
By Darren Carty on 16 February 2017
With good scanning reported in hogget ewes, managing condition up to lambing is all the more important.
By Darren Carty on 10 February 2017
Ongoing analysis of soil samples by Teagasc show the alarming rate at which soil pH, phosphorus and potassium levels have fallen over the last decade, with only 10% of soils at desired levels.
By Darren Carty on 10 February 2017
Matthew Halpin goes through the steps involved in completing an e-Profit Monitor and outlines the importance of evaluating your farm's financial performance.
By Matthew Halpin on 09 February 2017
Teagasc BETTER farm sheep programme participant John Doyle highlights the changes that have transformed the mixed enterprise family farm.
By Darren Carty on 13 February 2017
Litter size will determine the need for lambing facilities and labour.
By Darren Carty on 02 February 2017
A young sheep farmer from Co Tipperary cuts costs by erecting a polytunnel over an old silage pit to house his in-lamb ewes.
By Peter Varley on 02 February 2017
Farmers selecting the category B measure must manage ewes in appropriate groupings and supplement accordingly.
By Darren Carty on 02 February 2017
The rules around field storing of farmyard manure (FYM) must be observed when managing flock housing.
By Darren Carty on 02 February 2017
Peter Varley talks to Catherine Keena from Teagasc about best practice for coppicing hedgerows and the benefits of coppicing.
By Peter Varley on 02 February 2017
Abortion and lambing hygiene were high on the agenda at Teagasc's sheep conference this week.
By Darren Carty on 02 February 2017
39 crossbred ewes in lamb to 5 star New Zealand Suffolk ram. Suffolk/Texel/...
Ballymena Mart, Saturday 7th January at Noon....

Twitter
Get full unlimited access to our content. Subscribe to the Irish Farmers Journal
Unlimited access to Irish Farmers Journal via your computer, mobile device, tablet or newspaper delivered to your door.
Already a subscriber? Sign in