May health tips: summer scour syndrome
Check out this month’s animal health tips from Tom McTeague, Animal Health Ireland.
18 May 2022 Management
Dairy Management: calf health and bull management
A look at how best to manage the introduction of bulls into the dairy herd after the period of AI is over
Grass+ Beef: growth surge set to continue
After two weeks of really high grass growth rates, things looks set to continue over the coming week as ground has plenty of heat and moisture.
Farmer Writes: making use of good grass growth
With the first cut in and slurry out, the farm is set up to make use of excellent grass growing conditions, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
18 May 2022 Farmer Writes
Dairy retirement scheme evolves into a dairy cow reduction scheme
The confidential interim report of the Dairy Vision Group has just been published and we have had a sneak preview of the detail included.
13 May 2022 News
Rambo smashes world record in Carlisle
Adam Woods reports from a record day’s trading in Carlisle at the weekend.
11 May 2022 Pedigree
In the fields with a discussion group
Aidan Brennan attends a discussion group meeting in Kilkenny to hear what’s happening in the fields as we approach mid-May.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
My Farming Week: Paula Melvin, Kilmartin Lane, Hollystown, Dublin
Farming part-time with her Dad, Paula is the youngest female president of Conradh na Gaeilge.
11 May 2022 News
Grass+ Beef: decisions need to be made to maintain grazing quality
Strong growth in most areas of the country means keeping grazing quality ahead of stock now becomes the priority.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Growth rate peaks under ideal conditions
Aidan Brennan and Martin Merrick take a look at grass growth rates and what's action farmers should take for this week.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Aldi Irish Angus Bull Championships back in 2022
The well-known Aldi Irish Angus Bull Championships are back in 2022 and will take place in Iverk Show, Pilltown, Co Kilkenny, on 27 August 2022, 10 years since the show’s launch in 2013.
11 May 2022 Pedigree
Making the final call on maiden heifers for breeding
Replacement heifers should have a minimum target liveweight to meet before the breeding season starts. This improves conception rates and reduces issues at calving time.
10 May 2022 Management