It pays to reduce pain at disbudding
Pain following disbudding calves increases stress and reduces weight gain. Vet Brian Murphy discusses
Vet's corner: flies contributing to disease
This unusually dry summer has seen more diseases that are associated with flies than normal, writes Donal Lynch.
Vet's corner: the coughing cow, a persistent problem
Your farm vet should be involved in making the correct diagnosis in cows with coughs, writes John Quille.
Vet's corner: heat issues causing stress for man and beast
Heat stress can adversely affect fertility in both stock bulls and cows, as well as causing severe stress to all animals, writes Donal Lynch.