Liver fluke costing the industry €1.2m per year
Darren Carty
On last week’s Teagasc Let’s Talk Sheep webinar, Dr Orla Keane warned farmers that the risk of liver fluke will be particularly high in the West and North West this season.
30 November 2022 Management
Sheep Management: liver fluke forecast and Sheep Improvement Scheme actions
The forecast predicts infection being prevalent in the west and northwest with occasional losses in the midlands, east Munster and north Leinster.
26 October 2022 News
Micron Agritech: a college startup with global ambition
In week two of our Enterprise Ireland Innovation Series, Stephen Robb talks to Micron Agritech co-founder Daniel Izquierdo Hijazi to learn about the origin of the company and its innovative technology
Switching from economics and finance to sheep farming
Following a monumental lifestyle choice Lawrence Martin has put his experience of crunching numbers to good effect in his family’s new life on Carbeth Home Farm in Scotland.
19 October 2022 NI Sheep Programme
Scheme update reminder: BEEP-S FEC samples must be submitted by 3 October
Farmers in the Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme – Sucklers (BEEP-S) need to act quickly if faecal egg count samples have not been submitted.
30 September 2022 News
Testing dosing efficacy with a faecal egg count reduction test
Now is a good time of year to carry out faecal egg count reduction tests as worm burdens in pasture are likely to be at a high level.
31 August 2022 Animal Health
Autumn animal health checks
Declan Marren has an overview of the autumn animal health focus which covers vaccination protocols, anthelmintic resistance and preparing ewes for the breeding season.
31 August 2022 Breeding & health