Dairy management: steps to prevent milk fever
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the ways to reduce the risk of milk fever particularly in later-calving cows this spring.
23 February 2024 News
Weekend weather: cold temperatures forecast overnight
Overnight on Friday, it will be cold, with some frost and ice possible, with temperatures falling between to -1°C and 3°C.
21 February 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: on target with grazing for 2024
I feel we never have enough grass in the spring and always have no problem getting it all grazed.
Dairy management: grazing, blue cards and milk fever
There is a lot of anger over delays to getting blue cards returned and tags breaking, writes Aidan Brennan.
21 February 2024 Management
Dairy Management: tricky grazing and fat cows
Aidan Brennan works out how to allocate grass in springtime to freshly calved cows.
7 February 2024 Management
Dairy Management: preventing milk fever this spring
Aidan Brennan has some tips for farmers hoping to avoid milk fever in freshly calved cows this spring.
22 January 2024 Management