Programme announced for Teagasc lowland sheep conference
A strong programme has been announced for the Teagasc lowland sheep conferences, with two specialist speakers from the UK and two from Ireland.
Sheep management: getting out to grass, lambing difficulty and the orf vaccine.
This week's improvement in weather has made life easier for flocks lambing, but there are still challenges on farms that received heavy rainfall.
Managing the lambing ewe to improve lamb survival
75% of deaths happen in the first week of life - Dr Tim Keady and Dr Alan Bohan, Teagasc, Athenry, Co Galway, detail advice to reduce lamb mortality.
Watch: 400-ewe shed with impressive handling unit for Gurteen College
With the addition of a new parlour in 2018 and a new sheep shed and cubicle shed for 2019, the college boasts some of the best college facilities in the country. William Conlon reports.