Sheep management: target market for Christmas
This week's notes cover mid-pregnancy feeding of ewes, administering the clostridial disease booster and drafting lambs to optimise returns.
Sheep management notes: indoor finishing, grazing and ram lambs
This week's notes look at finishing lambs intensively indoors, temporary grazing agreements, breeding performance of ram lambs and dates for the diary.
Store lambs – what are the finishing options for 2018?
Teagasc's Michael Gottstein and Michael Diskin outline how farmers can generate an additional margin of €10-plus/head by finishing store lambs.
Sheep management: store lamb budgets and grazing forage crops
This week's notes take a detailed look at store lamb budgets and factors to keep in mind when grazing forage crops.