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Dairy
Lessons from a successful clover farmer
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan reports from the Positive Farmers Conference, where former Irish Farmers Journal reporter Peter Young outlined his approach to managing clover.
Higher carbon footprint with indoor dairy systems, study finds
The research was part of the Dairy 4 Future project which involved data collection from 100 dairy farms across western Europe.
21 June 2022 Management
Keep an eye on cows for signs of repeat breeding
Suckler cows served in early June that did not hold to service will come back in heat over the coming days. Herd owners should be watching to see how many animals repeat.
How best to manage clover seedlings
It's a critical few weeks for fields over-sown with clover, writes Aidan Brennan.
15 June 2022 Management
Farmer writes: Compromised reached for in-herd dilemma
With culling decisions becoming more difficult, Tommy Moyles is taking a different approach this year.
15 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Protected fats offer production benefits
The role of including protected fats in high-yielding dairy cow diets was outlined at a recent industry webinar hosted by Volac Wilmar.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Five options for late-calving suckler cows
With breeding under way in spring-calving herds, Kieran Mailey outlines some options for dealing with late-calving cows.
8 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Swipe to find the perfect mate
The Dealer is assured by his friends that a new dating app delivers on all its promises. Where does he sign up?
1 June 2022 Dealer
Five tips for managing cows through the breeding season
Where breeding is getting under way in spring-calving herds, outlined are five tips to managing the herd through one of the most important periods of the year.
Titanic sails away with €4,300 in Kilmallock
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Angus Munster branch sale held in Kilmallock Mart, Co Limerick, at the weekend.
11 May 2022 Pedigree
In the fields with a discussion group
Aidan Brennan attends a discussion group meeting in Kilkenny to hear what’s happening in the fields as we approach mid-May.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Titanic sails away with €4,300 in Kilmallock
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Angus Munster branch sale held in Kilmallock mart, Co Limerick, at the weekend.
9 May 2022 Pedigree