2019 looking like a better year for outdoor lambing
While the weather can change significantly in the coming weeks, the favourable grass growth over the winter is providing a better opportunity for outdoor lambing flocks.
Early lactation feeding will set foundation for subsequent performance
Feeding programmes need to be correctly implemented so that ewes are not prevented from reaching peak milk yield.
Striving to get more from grass in Kildare
Dan O’Loughlin has embarked on a programme of lifting grassland performance through improving farm infrastructure, reseeding and addressing soil fertility.
Is mineral supplementation in sheep worth it?
At last week’s sheep conference Dr Nigel Kendall said that minerals are often the starting point when addressing a multitude of issues when they should be the last factor assessed.