Five tips for effective fluke control this autumn
Kieran Mailey
When fluke-drenching cattle this autumn, follow some of the outlined tips to get the most effective cover possible.
3 September 2023 Animal Health
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.
28 June 2023 Management
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
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
Five tips for fluke drenching cattle
When treating cattle for fluke, outlined are a few things to consider for effective parasite control.
26 November 2022 Management
Treating cattle for lice after housing
Lice is a common parasite that will irritate cattle if left untreated during the winter housing period.
8 November 2022 Management
Routine housing doesn’t mean routine treatment
Liverfluke causes an estimated €90m in costs to Irish agriculture each year, so effective steps to mitigate losses from it should be taken, but only when required.