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Information on calf rearing from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative dairy farming news and information for breeding and advice for a healthy young dairy stock.
This week, beef editor Adam Woods looks at grassland management on beef farms and how to stay on track in May. He also gives some reseeding tips and a BPS reminder.
By Adam Woods on 11 May 2017
We are finally heading into a period of high growth rates, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 04 May 2017
Aidan Brennan discusses grassland management and profit monitor results.
By Aidan Brennan on 04 May 2017
More milk processors are now sending back results on the milk urea nitrogen (MUN) content of milk.
By Aidan Brennan on 27 April 2017
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at the factors to consider in advance of the breeding season, milk urea nitrogen and mineral content of grass.
By Aidan Brennan on 27 April 2017
A weakening of dairy markets will lead to a softening of milk prices, but LacPatrick’s chief executive Gabriel D’Arcy is not predicting a price collapse.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 May 2017
Fonterra will be allowed to choose if it wants to take on new suppliers
Changes in shareholding and processing rules are on the way for the world's largest dairy exporter, New Zealand-based co-op Fonterra.
By John Boylan on 17 March 2017
Vet Donal Lynch talks to Peter Varley about best practice when stomach-tubing a newborn calf with colostrum.
By Peter Varley on 09 March 2017
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the ways farmers have cut costs and simplified their calf-rearing process.
By Aidan Brennan on 23 February 2017
It is important the newly purchased calf is transferred on to the rearing system gradually in order to avoid any digestive upsets.
By Farmers Journal on 12 February 2017
With high rainfall and heavy soils, there is a higher requirement for flexibility on the farm of Robin Clements, Conail Keown reports.
By Contributor on 09 February 2017
Aidan Brennan looks at some milk replacer products that are targeted at rearing replacement heifer calves.
By Aidan Brennan on 04 February 2017
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