Sheep welfare scheme and mineral supplementation post-mating
With rams being joined with ewes in greater frequency, some questions have arisen as to the exact requirements for supplementing ewes with minerals post-mating.
Journal vet view: CODD
Journal vet Tommy Heffernan looks at contagious ovine digital dermamtitis (CODD) in flocks; what can we do to control it and how we can prevent it entering flocks.
Vet's corner: flock health planning
In this week's vet's corner, John Gilmore explains the advantages of making a flock health plan.
Reaping the benefits of planning on Cork hill farm
Denis O'Riordan, participant in the Teagasc BETTER Farm Sheep Programme has witnessed a sharp upturn in farm performance since putting a targeted farm plan in place. Tommy Moyles reports.