Livestock
DAIRY
Aurivo launches new three-year fixed-price contract for Northern Ireland
Aurivo is the latest processor in Northern Ireland to offer its suppliers a new fixed-price milk contract.
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SHEEP
‘Dog attacks can lead to devastation for farmers’
IFA sheep chair Seán Dennehy said people who are considering a dog for Christmas should think carefully about the decision.
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Sheep trends: solid trade with prices steadying
Factories have taken a step back from increasing prices to entice higher numbers forward and are operating within an average price range from €5.45/kg to €5.65/kg.
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PEDIGREE
UFU wants route to net zero emissions
The president of the Ulster Farmers' Union has said that Northern Ireland farming wants to reduce carbon neutrality as soon as possible.
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CalfChat poll shows calf rearers adopting simpler time-saving feeding methods
Calf rearers using milk replacer are being reminded to base their feeding calculations on the number of grammes of the product fed to calves rather than the volume of mixed milk.
Euronit – Tegral, for the next generation
Since 1936 Tegral has been at the heart of agriculture and farms in Ireland, proud to be the farmer’s choice. They are now ready for the next generation, and proud to introduce their new name Euronit.
50% of rearers risk calf health by omitting transition milk from feeding
Calf rearers are vastly under-estimating the speed at which a newborn calf’s gut closes, leaving that animal highly vulnerable to enteric diseases.
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