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Beef
Over 32,000 TB reactors removed in year up to June
Noel Bardon
The Department’s TB figures continue to show a worsening of the disease’s trends in herds.
1 June 2024 Management
Five tips for worm control in cattle
Worming cattle will be a common management task carried out on livestock farms in the coming weeks. Outlined are five tips to keep in mind.
28 May 2024 Management
Keep on top of worm burdens in young cattle
With warm conditions forecast to follow rain showers this week, worm burdens will be increasing on grazing swards, which pose a health risk to young cattle.
Five tips for effective fluke control this autumn
When fluke-drenching cattle this autumn, follow some of the outlined tips to get the most effective cover possible.
28 October 2023 Management
Tips to prevent pneumonia in suckler weanlings at housing
Michelle McGrath, assistant programme manager at Animal Health Ireland, takes a look at keeping weanlings healthy ahead of the autumn weaning period.
3 September 2023 Animal Health
Beef Management: worm control and red water issues
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at a free animal health consultation beef farmers can get from their vets and avoiding red water cases on your farm
28 June 2023 Management
Sheep Management: FECs, worming dogs, fodder budgets and TAMS deadlines
There are options available to farmers to receive financial and veterinary assistance in carrying out checks for anthelmintic resistance.
28 June 2023 Management
Five tips for worm control in grazing cattle
Worm burdens will be on the rise on grazing ground following rain this weekend, so follow our top tips for worm control.
10 June 2023 Management
Preparing cattle for turnout
As the temperatures begin to rise, take some time to check all is in place for the upcoming grazing writes Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck programme manager with AHI.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Curing common calf problems
March is the month of many problems and this can be especially true when it comes to calves.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Preparing for a successful calving season
It may seem early to be discussing the calving season, but preparation starts now, writes Michelle McGrath from Animal Health Ireland.
21 December 2022 Breeding & health
Best policy for parasite control
Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck Programme manager with Animal Health Ireland, outlines some of the key criteria for dosing stock this winter.
7 December 2022 Breeding & health