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Beef
Five tips for fluke drenching cattle
Kieran Mailey
When treating cattle for fluke, outlined are a few things to consider for effective parasite control.
16 November 2022 Management
Dairy calf-to-beef targets, suckler cow minerals and Tullamore farm open day
Adam Woods takes a look at dairy calf to beef targets, suckler cow mineral supplementation and an upcoming Tullamore Farm open day in this week's beef management notes
Routine housing doesn’t mean routine treatment
Liverfluke causes an estimated €90m in costs to Irish agriculture each year, so effective steps to mitigate losses from it should be taken, but only when required.
Winter health: your veterinary questions answered
Adam Woods puts our readers’ questions to Offaly-based vet Donal Lynch ahead of a critical period for animal health on livestock farms.
2 November 2022 Animal Health
Significant percentage of liver fluke treatments almost worthless
Farmers administering products that target only the mature stages of the liver fluke parasite are missing out on early immature and immature stages, which are the greatest concerns at present.
23 October 2022 Breeding & health
Legal opinion on vet medicines rejected by Department
Co-ops and licensed merchants have been calling on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to allow certain staff to prescribe dosing products.
19 October 2022 News
Five cattle management tasks at housing time
There are always management jobs to carry out with cattle around housing time, some of which are outlined.
15 October 2022 Management
10 tips to using AI in autumn calving herds
Autumn calving naturally lends itself to using AI when breeding. Outlined are 10 tips to get the most from AI.
21 September 2022 Northern Ireland
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 September 2022 Management
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.
17 August 2022 Breeding & health
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