Dairy management: once a day, preventing milk fever and calf movement rules
Aidan Brennan looks at the implications of milking cows once a day in spring, how to prevent milk fever and explains new rules on selling calves.
Dairy management: repeating heifers, picking beef bulls and weather
Aidan Brennan looks at what you should do when heifers repeat, how to pick bulls and what to do if there's a drought
Dairy management: grass growth slowing
Grass growth rates are declining, but Aidan Brennan says it's not a cause for panic
Watch: robust 40-unit rotary for Longford farm
A new 40-unit GEA rotary has recently been installed just outside of Co Longford, William Conlon reports