Urea or CAN nitrogen fertiliser, what should I buy?
Adam Woods
This week's Beef Management takes a look at fertiliser purchases and dealing with the difficult weather conditions on beef farms.
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.
22 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Lifetime benefits from good calf health
Best practice in calf rearing was the central topic covered in a webinar organised by Alltech.
Sheep Management: preventing watery mouth and last minute lambing preparations
It is now clear that there is no product coming on to the market to replace Spectam Scour Halt, and farmers need to focus on other preventative measures.
15 February 2023 Management
Dairy management: how long to keep cows out of the tank?
With more farmers practising selective dry cow therapy, there are more questions coming on how long to keep cows out of the tank.
6 February 2023 Management
Remote prescriptions could save co-ops - ICOS
Minister McConalogue must intervene to allow prescriptions to be issued remotely, the co-op group stated.
13 December 2022 News
Getting lameness issues sorted in advance of housing
Highly stocked farms which typically house ewes in mid- to late-December or farms housing lambs for finishing should address any lameness problems in advance of housing.
10 December 2022 Management
Dairy Management: what's the SCC limit for seletive dry cow therapy?
A look at the main things farmers need to keep in mind as the amount of cows being dried off increases.
7 December 2022 Management
Urgent meeting sought with Minister McConalogue on animal medicines
Adam Woods and Noel Bardon have the latest on the ongoing controversy over changing animal medicines rules.
7 December 2022 News
New veterinary and fertiliser rules expected ‘by Christmas’
It is looking like farmers will need a prescription to buy wormers from 1 January, as Minister McConalogue expects a tightening of veterinary medicine rules to become law by Christmas.
28 November 2022 News
Veterinary antibiotic usage not to blame for antimicrobial resistance
Veterinary antibiotic sales across Europe have halved over the last 10 years, claims EU lobby group.
20 November 2022 News
Antimicrobial resistance a ‘leading cause’ of global deaths - McConalogue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has highlighted the importance of combatting antimicrobial resistance on farms to mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day.
18 November 2022 News