Increase in rumen fluke incidences after warm wet autumn
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at the increase in the incidence of rumen fluke this autumn.
1 November 2023 Breeding & health
Planning for winter in Portarlington
Adam Woods reports from a Teagasc/AHI organised farm walk on the farm of John Dunne, Portarlington, Co Offaly that took place last week.
25 October 2023 Animal Health
Winter health management critical to performance
Adam Woods previews this week’s indoor health management focus.
Time for lice control in housed cattle
Where cattle have been housed, there are growing reports of lice causing irritation to growing animals.
17 October 2023 Management
Liver fluke and dosing during winter
Dr Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck programme manager at Animal Health Ireland takes a look at liver fluke and treatment of parasites in cattle during the winter.
8 October 2023 Breeding & health
Early housing increasing pneumonia risks
Reports indicate a rise in the number of farmers dealing with pneumonia following early housing due to wet conditions.
3 October 2023 Management
Cattle facing growing fluke burdens
Fluke is becoming a major health issue in cattle herds following the wet summer and autumn.
26 September 2023 Management
Sustainable use of sheep dips to protect efficacy
A recent animal health event organised by Quinn’s Chemist, Crossmolina, Co Mayo majored on the sustainable use of sheep dips to safeguard their availability and usefulness.
20 September 2023 Breeding & health
Is your wormer working as it should?
To assess the extent of resistance to sheep wormers, farmers should follow best practice advice.
2 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Five tips to prepare weanlings for autumn sales
Where weanlings will be sold at special sales this autumn, outlined are some tips to getting animals well prepared.
29 July 2023 Management
Prepare for tupping by assessing ewe condition
Lisnafillan Farm Vets held an event in Ballymena Mart on Monday evening, Peter McCann reports.
19 July 2023 Northern Ireland
Best practice in cleaning and disinfecting animal housing
If it hasn’t already been completed, livestock houses should be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected, writes Martin Merrick.
5 July 2023 Buildings