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Five tips to reducing the risk of calf scour
Kieran Mailey
Calf scour is the main cause of mortality in the first few weeks of life, so keeping on top of hygiene in sheds is important.
Weighing weanlings, conserving straw and keeping cows clean at calving
21 February 2024 Management
Weighing weanlings, conserving straw and keeping cows clean at calving
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at weighing weanlings, conserving straw supplies and keeping cows clean at calving.
Easing weanlings and stores off meal before turnout
20 February 2024 Management
Easing weanlings and stores off meal before turnout
Cutting meal levels before turning cattle out to grass can help animals transition on to a spring grazing diet.
Five routine management jobs after calving
Once the cow calves, there will be some routine management jobs that need completing.
17 February 2024 Management
Beef Welfare Scheme advice, scour prevention and looking after yourself
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at the beef welfare scheme, preventing scour and looking after the 'number one' asset on the farm this spring: yourself.
14 February 2024 Management
Ten tips to stretch straw for calving and lambing
With straw prices are at record highs and availability limited, Kieran Mailey outlines some options to stretch supplies this spring.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Are suckler calves getting enough colostrum?
The first feed of colostrum is crucial for newborn calves, but are animals getting enough?
13 February 2024 Management
Five tips for using calving aids
When aids need to be used during calving time, keep some of the outlined tips in mind.
10 February 2024 Management
Beef Management : calf buying, night feeding and suckler minerals
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at calf buying, night feeding and suckler minerals.
7 February 2024 Management
Specifications announced for TAMS herd health monitoring
A popular new addition to TAMS III, specifications for herd health and fertility monitoring systems have now been released by the Department. Martin Merrick reports.
7 February 2024 Management
10 tips for spring calving management
With spring calving about to kick off, Kieran Mailey outlines some management tips to consider following on suckler farms.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Tips for storing and feeding colostrum
Every now and then, colostrum will have to be manually fed to a calf. Keep some of the outlined tips in mind for storing and feeding colostrum.
6 February 2024 Management