BEEF2022 Teagasc Grange: alleviating problems in calf housing
At Tuesday’s BEEF2022 open day in Teagasc Grange, specifications on good calf housing and alleviating problems in housing was given.
16 April 2022 Management
Thrive weekly roundup: calf rearing video update and how to increase meal intake
This week's dairy beef programme update has a video from the Thrive demo farm, where 150 calves are now being reared, along with our five top tips on how to increase meal intake in calves pre-weaning.
12 April 2022 Management
Beef management: keeping on top of calf scour
Calf scour has become an issue on suckler farms as stocking densities in sheds increase due to changeable weather slowing turnout.
Thrive weekly roundup: grazing update and managing calf shed temperature
This week's dairy beef programme roundup looks at measures farmers can take to minimise the impact of ranging temperatures in the calf shed, as well as a grazing update from the demo farm.
19 March 2022 News
Thrive: managing temperature swings in the calf shed
The forecast is for some cold nights ahead, with temperatures dipping below freezing, while daytime temperatures could hit double figures.
16 March 2022 Management
Dairy management: calving problems and bad weather halting calf sales
Aidan Brennan says now is the time to take stock of how calving is going and implement changes to avoid problems repeating.
16 February 2022 Management