Northern Ireland
Wormer resistant sheep scab present in NI
Peter McCann
Sheep scab is caused by mites and injectable wormers which have the active ingredient macrocyclic lactone are a common treatment.
11 June 2022 Management
Five tips for worm control in cattle
When worming cattle, outlined are some tips that will help achieve effective parasite control.
5 June 2022 Management
Vaccinating and dosing – don’t forget the dog
The Irish Farmers Journal veterinary team outlines everything you need to know to keep your dog healthy and in prime working condition.
Top animal health tips for April
Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck and Parasite Control programme manager, outlines some important tips for animal health in April.
20 April 2022 Breeding & health
Department’s new parasite plan includes free worm control vet visits
The minister has said that farmers can have a visit from a specialist veterinarian to improve their control plans for parasites.
2 March 2022 News