Farmer Writes: spring emerging into action
Karen McCabe
Karen McCabe remembers when the first slatted shed was built on her farm, and even though the previous generations were hardy, she reckons even they would be fed up of the weather by now.
6 March 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: benefits to genotyping for calf sales
The big benefit of the National Genotyping Programme for Padraig Callanan is picking the heifer calves for selling.
2 January 2024 Management
Aiming for 100 SCC inside 100 days
Aidan Brennan reports from the Teagasc dairy conference workshop on SCC, where Don Crowley and Pablo Silva Bolona gave their views on having a low SCC in the first 100 days.
Preparing for drying off cows
Michelle McGrath from Animal Health Ireland outlines some important advice for farmers as they begin the drying-off process.
6 December 2023 Breeding & health
Dairy Management: milking on, Dairy Day and teat sealing heifers
Aidan Brennan looks at the merits of milking on this back end and what to expect from the talks at Dairy Day
25 October 2023 Management