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Methane vaccines possible in the future - Mitloehner
Anne O'Donoghue
Professor Frank Mitloehner outlined this view at a Teagasc Signpost webinar.
Optimal handling of vaccines to maximise efficiency
Vaccines are a good insurance policy to guard against disease but their value can be quickly eroded if handled incorrectly.
10 April 2024 Management
Beef management: Delayed turnout leads to housing issues
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at coccidiosis.
Cattle vaccinated for TB less likely to spread the disease - study
While BVG vaccination has been well-proven to halt the impact of the disease on vaccinated animals, little had been known on vaccination's effects on halting its spread.
3 April 2024 News
US trial feeding TB vaccines to wild deer
The trial is ongoing in Michigan, a state looking for new ways to curb the spread of bovine TB.
25 March 2024 News
Vets and farmers struggling to secure vaccines
Restricted supplies of leptospirosis vaccines has been reported recently in many parts of the country, the ICMSA claimed.
24 March 2024 News
New vaccines to ease supply shortage
Farmers had faced supply issues in sourcing vaccines over recent months, but new Department import authorisations could help ease these shortages.
14 February 2024 News
Are suckler calves getting enough colostrum?
The first feed of colostrum is crucial for newborn calves, but are animals getting enough?
13 February 2024 Management
Farmer Writes: the wettest year since 2016
Padraig Callanan milks 130 spring-calving cows near Abbeyleix in Co Laois with his mother Noreen.
10 January 2024 Farmer Writes
Salmonella vaccine supplies extremely tight
MSD confirmed that additional stocks of Bovivac S will not be available until the new year, although vets had expected to get additional supplies before Christmas.
13 December 2023 News
Letter highlighting challenge of AMR
"Preventing antimicrobial resistance together". - Shane McAuliffe, Castleisland, Co Kerry
6 December 2023 Letters
Scientists tackling livestock emissions problem
Leading research institutes held a conference in Belfast about ruminant methane. Peter McCann reports
29 November 2023 Northern Ireland