Dairy management: health problems, what to feed and managing BCS
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at how to identify health problems in cows, what protein rate to use in rations and how to manage body condition score
Dairy management: time to put away the calendar
Aidan Brennan says now is the time to be looking at grass growth rates and average farm cover, rather than having a percentage of the farm grazed by a certain date.
Watch: unorthodox calf shed design for Galway farm
A new calf shed was recently completed in Co Galway with an automatic milk feeder and 42 individual calf pens. William Conlon writes
Dairy management: challenging weather, scour and mastitis
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at how to deal with bad weather, treatment for scour and says now is the time to milk-record.