Cattle facing growing fluke burdens
Kieran Mailey
Fluke is becoming a major health issue in cattle herds following the wet summer and autumn.
23 September 2023 Management
Five tips for managing cattle at housing time
Ground conditions have deteriorated and many farmers have started housing cattle. Outlined are five things to consider when housing cattle.
23 September 2023 News
Agri jobs: tractor driver for Carlow potato farm
Take a look at some of the latest roles available in the farm sector this week.
First chance to view new Tefrom sheep in the flesh
Meath farmer John Keely is holding an open day on his farm in Dunderry at 2pm on Tuesday 26 September to showcase his ‘Elite Maternals’ flock.
22 September 2023 News
Sustainable use of sheep dips to protect efficacy
A recent animal health event organised by Quinn’s Chemist, Crossmolina, Co Mayo majored on the sustainable use of sheep dips to safeguard their availability and usefulness.
20 September 2023 Breeding & health
Sustainable dairy beef title goes to Wexford
Adam Woods reports on the National Livestock Show sustainability awards’ dairy calf-to-beef winners, the O’Meara family from Camross in Co Wexford.
20 September 2023 Breeding & health
Wexford's Jack O'Connor moves up in MSD
MSD Animal Health has announced the appointment of Jack O’Connor as ruminant business unit director.
15 September 2023 News
VistaMilk partner develops ‘electronic-free’ cow health monitors
The monitors are wireless and do not need battery power to send the information to computers or mobile devices.
14 September 2023 News
BVD tissue tagging looks set to continue for 2024
Tissue tagging will be required again for calves born in 2024 but there has been no confirmation of the decision and farm organisations want the cost of BVD sampling covered.
13 September 2023 Schemes
Eurogene joins forces with Terra Nutritech and Pitfield Animal Science
Shanon Kinahan recently caught up with Eurogene about its new partnership with Terra Nutritech and Pitfield Animal Science ahead of Ploughing 2023.
13 September 2023 Scotland
Tirlán to commit €10m to fund agri-food technologies
It is expected that the first investment will take place in the first half of 2024.
13 September 2023 News
New code allows for sheep shower clampdown
Newly published guidance on sheep dipping, gives authorities more ground to enforce rules on the proper use of dip.
6 September 2023 Northern Ireland