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Beef
Breaking down the vet bill on Tullamore farm
Declan Marren
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.
22 June 2022 Markets
BovINE EU conference allows for the pooling of knowledge and resources
Martin Merrick reports from the BovINE EU conference in Germany, where presentations were made to project partners.
18 June 2022 Management
Tips for controlling high somatic cell count
Aidan Brennan reports from the Teagasc and NDC/Kerrygold milk quality award winner's farm walk in Limerick.
VAT rate on non-oral vaccines to be cut to 0%
The IFA has said the move could save farmers over €10m per year.
15 June 2022 News
VAT rate on non-oral vaccines to be cut to 0%
The IFA has said the move could save farmers over €10m per year.
9 June 2022 News
Mastitis in ewes greatly underdiagnosed
Mastitis giving rise to clinical symptoms and grave illness in affected sheep is usually detected, but there are significant issues that pass under the radar as they are not readily detected.
8 June 2022 Animal Health
Centenery Thurles advises farmers to insure milk up to €18,000
The increase in milk price has increased the financial risk of a load of milk having to be discarded due to antibiotics or high TBC.
14 May 2022 News
Vet medicines ‘shambles will put merchants out of business’
Vets, merchants and farmers are becoming increasingly frustrated at the lack of information on the proposed changes to the use of licensed medicines after 1 June 2022.
6 April 2022 News
Beef Management: fertiliser application advice, scour prevention and pain relief
Adam Woods has the latest tips and advice for drystock farms in this week's beef management notes.
23 March 2022 News
Beware of a higher risk of mastitis
Recent inclement weather and challenging ground conditions have triggered more reports of mastitis in recent weeks.
19 March 2022 Breeding & health
Treatment of calf scour and pneumonia in young calves
Michelle McGrath from Animal Health Ireland outlines the treatment options for pneumonia and scour in young calves.
15 March 2022 Breeding & health
Spike in weather-related eye issues
The recent storms and continued inclement weather is likely to be responsible for a reported increase in ewes succumbing to eye problems and temporary blindness.
2 March 2022 Animal Health