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Frequently asked questions on calf care
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan attempts to answer some frequently asked questions on calf care and calf health problems.
Keeping calves healthy on Tullamore Farm
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Keeping calves healthy on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods take a look at what Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver is doing to keep calves healthy.
Alternatives to straw bedding
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Alternatives to straw bedding
With straw in scarce supply Aidan Brennan looks to the alternative bedding options available for farmers this spring.
SCEP issues remain big sticking point in ICBF index row
Adam Woods reports from last Tuesday’s ICBF stakeholders meeting where SCEP issues and cow weights were discussed.
28 February 2024 Breeding & health
Changing circumstances increasing liver fluke risk
A combination of favorable climatic conditions, drug resistance, greater animal movements and agri-environment scheme measures, are said to be giving the risk of liver fluke a greater edge.
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Kilvilcorris team killed it in Tullamore
The ICCS kicked off the 2023 breed society sales in Tullamore last weekend, with 68 bulls in attendance and with a sale average increase of €926, reports Shanon Kinahan.
28 February 2024 Pedigree
Carrick Winter Fair show and sale dates announced
Shanon Kinahan highlights some dates for your diary that you wont want to miss.
28 February 2024 Pedigree
Ampertaine Teus tees up a new record of 17,000gns in Ballymena
Shanon Kinahan reports from the British Limousin Cattle Society’s regional show and sale in Ballymena, where a new record was broken.
28 February 2024 Pedigree
Brogher Trump trumps the trade in Swatragh
Shanon Kinahan reports on the NI Charolais club show and sale from Swatragh last weekend.
26 February 2024 Pedigree
Harestone Tyrone builds steady road to top of Stirling sales
Shanon Kinahan was in Stirling last weekend for the show and sale of British Charolais at United Auctions.
22 February 2024 Pedigree
Nugget nudges Denzies to top in Stirling
It was a busy weekend for the Irish Farmers Journal and for Simmental and Charolais breeders alike, who returned to United Auctions in Stirling for the show and sale of British Simmentals last weekend.
22 February 2024 Pedigree
Ampertaine dominates Ballymena with new 17,000gns record
Shanon Kinahan reports from the British Limousin Cattle Society’s regional show and sale in Ballymena, where a new record was broken.
22 February 2024 Pedigree