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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.
Can a ewe be sold with only one tag from the EID set?
By Darren Carty on 20 January 2017
Grazing and supplementation should be managed carefully when lambing outdoor.
By Darren Carty on 20 January 2017
Bio-security measures must be taken seriously when purchasing in-lamb ewes.
By Darren Carty on 19 January 2017
Teagasc is advising farmers to select measures that will deliver real benefits in reducing mortality and in turn increase farm productivity.
By Darren Carty on 19 January 2017
This week's notes cover late pregnancy feeding, Schmallenberg virus, the Sheep Welfare Scheme and a reminder on tomorrow's closing date on the latest tranche of TAMS.
By Darren Carty on 12 January 2017
The optimum timeframe recommended by manufactures to administer a clostridial disease vaccine and achieve maximum passive immunity to lambs through colostrum is four weeks pre-lambing.
By Darren Carty on 05 January 2017
Flocks will often experience an abortion case in ewes in late pregnancy with the cause not stemming from a disease and brought about by a ewe getting injured, for example.
By Darren Carty on 05 January 2017
Hill lambs finished intensively indoors have a significant risk of getting overfat with wether and ewe lambs presenting a much greater risk than ram lambs.
By Darren Carty on 05 January 2017
This week's notes cover feeding of ewe lambs, scanning ewes and the closing date for the current tranche of TAMS.
By Darren Carty on 29 December 2016
This week's management notes cover regulations on temporary movement of sheep, supplementing early lambing ewes and a reminder on keeping safety precautions to the fore.
By Darren Carty on 22 December 2016
John Grieve has joined his father Gerard in a partnership, and with help from his brother Gerard Jr, they are expanding their sheep and beef enterprises.
By Darren Carty on 29 December 2016
This week's notes cover the importance of getting your silage analysed and a reminder to bring your flock up-to-date with tagging and paperwork.
By Darren Carty on 15 December 2016
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