Seven steps to getting the best start in dairy to beef
Tommy Heffernan looks at seven key areas to focus in on in a dairy to beef units to get the healthiest start possible.
Greenfield: breeding under way in Kilkenny
The breeding season is up and running in Kilkenny and the weather suits everyone, writes Jack Kennedy.
Will yeast solve the drop in butterfat?
Aidan Brennan looks at the research on including yeast in the diet of dairy cows to prevent a drop in butterfat.
Vet's Corner: the hidden risks of low blood calcium
Calcium controls muscle function, so can have lots of knock-on effects when it is lower than normal.