Best policy for parasite control
Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck Programme manager with Animal Health Ireland, outlines some of the key criteria for dosing stock this winter.
2 November 2022 Animal Health
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.
19 October 2022 Farmer Writes
Latest lesson in lungworm control
Derek Robinson reckons he will have to tighten up on lungworm control next year.
Thrive: 2022-born stock performance check
All 150 spring 2022-born calves were in for weighing this week on the Thrive demo farm as well as a dose and receiving their booster vaccination in preparation for housing.
12 October 2022 Grass & feeding
Beef Management: weanling budgets, lungworm issues and slurry deadlines
This week beef editor we take a look at buying weanlings, dosing for lungworm issues and upcoming slurry deadlines
7 September 2022 Management
Changeable weather brings pneumonia risk in weanlings
Warm days, cool nights and more frequent rain showers will increase the risk of pneumonia in weanlings.
6 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
Be alert for lungworm in young cattle following rain
The combination of rain over the weekend and heat will see worm burdens rapidly increase on grazing ground, putting young cattle at risk of lungworm.
26 July 2022 Management
Summer health tips for your farm
AHI experts take a look at some important animal health tips for livestock farms in July.
20 July 2022 Breeding & health
Grass+ Beef: growth rates on the up this week
Grass growth rates are set to increase this week which will come as a welcome relief to most farmers as grass supply on farms had been depleting over the last three weeks.
29 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Know your summer dosing regimen
Natascha Meunier from Animal Health Ireland takes a look at some animal health tips for June on livestock farms.
15 June 2022 Breeding & health