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Dairy
Treatment of calf scour and pneumonia in young calves
Aidan Brennan
Michelle McGrath from Animal Health Ireland outlines the treatment options for pneumonia and scour in young calves.
2 March 2022 Animal Health
Dealing with scour and pneumonia in calves
Aidan Brennan has some practical advice for farmers dealing with sick calves this spring.
2 March 2022 Grass & feeding
Back on track in Shanagolden
After a hard spring last year, Dermot O’Connor and his team at Shanagolden have turned things around this year, writes Aidan Brennan.
Five top tips on keeping calves healthy this spring
Tullamore Farm vet Donal Lynch outlines five top tips on keeping newborn calves healthy this spring.
26 January 2022 News
Beef Management: reviewing 2021 and planning for 2022
This week Adam Woods takes a look at looking back over 2021 and what to change for 2022 and some tips on using the scour vaccine in suckler cows.
29 December 2021 Management
Prompt cleaning will deliver numerous benefits
Darren Carty addresses a number of reader queries related to farm buildings.
19 May 2021 Buildings
Calf scour: what is the cause?
As many suckler farmers struggle to get stock out to grass, scour has become a problem in sheds. Knowing what is causing the scour is important, writes Kieran Mailey.
14 April 2021 Management
Spring health: scour in young calves
An outbreak of scour on the farm can spread rapidly among calves, so quick action and an early diagnosis can make a big difference. Natascha Meunier from Animal Health Ireland takes a look at scour.
10 March 2021 Breeding & health
Vets getting ready for a busy spring
Adam Woods speaks to some busy vets around the country too check in what issues are cropping up and what they see as problems in the future.
3 March 2021 Breeding & health
Five top tips on keeping calves healthy this spring
Donal Lynch outlines five top tips on keeping calves healthy this spring
20 January 2021 Breeding & health
Beef management: scour vaccines, coccidiosis and priorities in 2021
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at using scour vaccine correctly, keeping on top of coccidiosis and planning a few priorities for 2021.
30 December 2020 Management
Scour vaccine options for early calving cows
Jack Kennedy takes a look at scour vaccination and whether it’s an option for dairy farmers.
20 November 2020 Dairy Day