Is mineral supplementation in sheep worth it?
At last week’s sheep conference Dr Nigel Kendall said that minerals are often the starting point when addressing a multitude of issues when they should be the last factor assessed.
2019 looking like a better year for outdoor lambing
While the weather can change significantly in the coming weeks, the favourable grass growth over the winter is providing a better opportunity for outdoor lambing flocks.
Striving to get more from grass in Kildare
Dan O’Loughlin has embarked on a programme of lifting grassland performance through improving farm infrastructure, reseeding and addressing soil fertility.
Ewe condition key driver of lifetime performance
Findings presented by UK-based consultant Lesley Stubbings at this week’s Teagasc sheep conferences highlight body condition having a longer term role than previously recognised on ewe productivity