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Dairy
Dairy management: dealing with surplus waste milk
Aidan Brennan
With a lot of freshly calved cows on farms there is a lot of waste milk and the mild weather is turning it sour. Aidan Brennan looks at the options for storing milk.
17 February 2024 Management
Five routine management jobs after calving
Once the cow calves, there will be some routine management jobs that need completing.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Ten tips to stretch straw for calving and lambing
With straw prices are at record highs and availability limited, Kieran Mailey outlines some options to stretch supplies this spring.
Five tips for using calving aids
When aids need to be used during calving time, keep some of the outlined tips in mind.
10 February 2024 Management
Beef Management : calf buying, night feeding and suckler minerals
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at calf buying, night feeding and suckler minerals.
7 February 2024 Management
10 tips for spring calving management
With spring calving about to kick off, Kieran Mailey outlines some management tips to consider following on suckler farms.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Tips for storing and feeding colostrum
Every now and then, colostrum will have to be manually fed to a calf. Keep some of the outlined tips in mind for storing and feeding colostrum.
6 February 2024 Management
Discount deals available for livestock tags
Price discounts are available on identification tags, provided farmers shop around between distributors.
31 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Five safety tips for calving time
Cow behaviour can change at calving time, increasing the risk of injury. Outlined are some safety tips to keep in mind.
27 January 2024 Management
Feeding cows in late evening to reduce night calvings
Feeding cows late in the evening can help to reduce the number of animals that calve through the night.
23 January 2024 Management
Five basics for every calving kit
Where spring calving gets under way in February, follow the outlined tips to stock up on calving aids.
20 January 2024 Management
Beef Management: DNA calf registration, calving preparation and slurry spreading
In this weeks beef management notes beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at DNA calf registration, calving preparation and slurry spreading
17 January 2024 Management