Dairy management: how long to keep cows out of the tank?
Aidan Brennan
With more farmers practising selective dry cow therapy, there are more questions coming on how long to keep cows out of the tank.
9 January 2023 Management
Dairy management: January is the month for vaccines
With only weeks to go before the main calving season, Aidan Brennan goes through the key animal health tasks for dairy cows.
3 January 2023 Management
Five tips to prepare for spring calving
Spring calving will kick off on many farms in just over one month's time. Outlined are five steps to start preparations.
Five jobs for the Christmas period
With family members home for Christmas, use the extra help to get some of the bigger jobs ticked off the to-do list.
26 December 2022 Management
NI set to avoid vet medicine shortfall
Under the NI protocol, all veterinary medicine products entering NI need to be licensed for use in the EU.
14 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: my lambs don’t like the thought of a Donegal winter
This month James talks about losing lambs, vaccinating and healthy calves, however, he has a special favour to ask of you for his niece Caitlin as she undegoes life-saving treatment in America.
11 October 2022 Farmer Writes
Re-thinking wormer use on sheep farms
The first in a series of National Sheep Association meetings took place in Co Antrim last week.
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland