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Beef
Beef management: Delayed turnout leads to housing issues
Adam Woods
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at coccidiosis.
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Frequently asked questions on calf care
Aidan Brennan attempts to answer some frequently asked questions on calf care and calf health problems.
28 February 2024 Buildings
Watch: new 170-calf shed in the Déise future-proofs farm
Shane Fitzgerald and his family have recently completed a top-spec, five-bay calf shed, just in time for the busy spring period.
Steps to conserve straw supplies this spring
The combination of tighter supplies in the market and earlier housing is said to be concerning many producers heading in to the lambing season, Darren Carty writes.
7 February 2024 Lambing
Addressing the difficulties with calf accommodation ventilation
Ventilation for calf housing can be tricky to get right, with many factors at play with how effective natural ventialtion can be.
24 January 2024 Buildings
Round roof retrofit ticking the box for calf housing in Cork
Converting an older hay shed into calf accommodation has worked well for dairy farmer Adam Shorten. Martin Merrick reports.
17 January 2024 Calves
Beef Management: lice and weanling performance
Adam Woods takes a look at lice treatment, weanling performance and making sure the yard is ready for a big freeze.
27 December 2023 Management
Pneumonia, stock bulls and cashflow
Adam Woods takes a look at pneumonia issues, looking after stock bulls and keeping an eye on cashflow on drystock farms
13 December 2023 Management