Farmer Writes: survival of the fittest breeding policy
Tommy Moyles
A clear TB test was a relief for Cork farmer Tommy Moyles, with attention now moving to scanning on his farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty.
12 September 2023 Management
Scanning time for spring-calving suckler herds
Suckler farmers operating early spring-calving herds should consider scanning animals now to determine which animals are in-calf for next year. Empty cows should be offloaded at the first chance.
11 August 2023 News
Weekend weather: heavy showers and breezy conditions
Met Éireann has forecast unsettled and breezy conditions over the weekend, with rain or showers, which will be heavy at times. Temperatures will be slightly above average for the time of year.
Dairy Management: building grass and scanning cows
Aidan Brennan has some advice for farmers as they begin the process of building up grass for the autumn.
9 August 2023 Management
Scientists developing sheep worm vaccine
A vaccine to protect lambs against a common stomach worm is under development in Scotland.
5 July 2023 Northern Ireland
Heifer weanlings turning out in calf - where do I stand?
Adam Woods takes a look at where you stand if you end up with a heifer you purchased as a maiden and she ended up being in calf.
14 June 2023 Animal Health