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10 tips to using AI in autumn calving herds
Kieran Mailey
Autumn calving naturally lends itself to using AI when breeding. Outlined are 10 tips to get the most from AI.
17 September 2022 Management
Five management tasks for autumn
The list of jobs to complete on the farm is never ending. Outlined are five jobs to keep on top of this autumn.
17 August 2022 Breeding & health
Preventing pneumonia at weaning time
This week, AHI specialists take a look at preventing pneumonia in weanlings and discuss some animal health tips for livestock farms in August.
Five cattle management tasks for August
With autumn just a couple of weeks away, outlined are a few herd management tasks to complete before the end of this month.
13 August 2022 Management
Topics to be covered at the Thrive open day
Declan Marren previews some of the main topics to be discussed in detail at the Thrive open day.
3 August 2022 Grass & feeding
NI Sheep Programme: Five management tasks for late summer
Kieran Mailey outlines some of the management tasks to be completed on the programme farms during late summer.
Be alert for lungworm in young cattle following rain
The combination of rain over the weekend and heat will see worm burdens rapidly increase on grazing ground, putting young cattle at risk of lungworm.
26 July 2022 Management
Breaking down the vet bill on Tullamore farm
Declan Marren takes a look at the annual vet bill on Tuallamore farm and breaks it down by enterprise to see where the money is being spent.
20 July 2022 Breeding & health
IFJ Junior: Designing a handling unit for your sheep flock
Sheep are a great way for a budding young farmer to own their own livestock, writes Martin Merrick.
15 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Five tips for worm control in cattle
When worming cattle, outlined are some tips that will help achieve effective parasite control.
11 June 2022 Management
Do dairy cows need a summer worm dose?
The popularity of the mid-season dairy cow worm dose has increased in recent years, but is it necessary, asks Aidan Brennan.
8 June 2022 Animal Health
Worms: To dose or not to dose
Adam Woods takes a look at dosing 2022-born calves and what the current best practice is in relation to the responsible use of dosing products.