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Information on breeding and health for dairy cattle from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative dairy farming news and information for breeding and advice for a healthy dairy herd.
A cow had their uterus twisted blocking access and delivery of calf, so veterinery intervention was required leading to a healthy Limousin calf being born.
By Contributor on 12 October 2017
Liver fluke warning issued across NI
The risk of liver fluke infection in cattle and sheep this autumn and winter is high across all areas of Northern Ireland, scientists at the Agri Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) have said.
By Peter McCann on 11 October 2017
Aidan Brennan reports on the scanning results from the Teagasc dairy research farms.
By Aidan Brennan on 09 October 2017
Our vet discusses prevention and treatment for pneumonia in weanlings on the farm.
By Contributor on 05 October 2017
Are robots the answer to the labour shortage in the dairy sector? Aidan Brennan reports from the robot farm at Moorepark.
By Aidan Brennan on 02 October 2017
The Kilkenny in-calf rate is not as good as expected but the Glanbia top-up on milk price softened the cough somewhat, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 September 2017
Vet Kevin Meaney gives 10 points to help prevent pneumonia in animals this winter.
By Contributor on 28 September 2017
With milk prices strong, demand for dairy stock is said to be slightly higher than last year, with few in-calf heifers passing through marts.
By Nathan Tuffy on 28 September 2017
Now is the time to vaccinate for salmonella, as abortions peak in spring-calving herds at this time of year.
By Contributor on 21 September 2017
Both the beef and dairy calving intervals have crept up in the past year according to new figures.
By Patrick Donohoe on 21 September 2017
Large-scale investment on land and buildings reaping returns for Cork city producer.
By Jack Kennedy on 24 September 2017
Fragmented farm not holding back Kerry double act.
By Jack Kennedy on 24 September 2017
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