Dr Tim Keady and Noel McNamara give an update on the first four years of a trial looking at the effect that age of first lambing and ewe genotype has on lifetime performance.
By Contributor on 05 October 2017
One of the key messages delivered at yesterday’s sheep technical day in Teagasc Athenry is the importance of increasing output in line with improved grassland productivity.
By Darren Carty on 22 June 2017
There is potential in store lamb finishing systems with farmers advised to complete a realistic budget to identify the most economic finishing system.
By Darren Carty on 18 November 2016
It’s all action in the INZAC flock as lambing finishes and milk yield analysis begins.
By Darren Carty on 07 April 2016
Teagasc trials in Mellows Campus Athenry are investigating the most economical ways of binging lambs to marketable weights.
By Contributor on 24 September 2015
Tim Keady and Seamus Fagan outline the results of a trial investigating trace element supplementation of lambs post weaning.
By Contributor on 20 August 2016
Co-ordinators of technical villages give a flavour of what patrons can expect to see at Sheep 2015.
Darren Carty previews the Young Sheep Farmer Competition at Sheep 2015.
Sheep 2015 will host one of the largest sheep breed exhibits to take place in Ireland in 2015.
With breeding progressing well, the Athenry demo flocks are taking steps to lengthen the grazing season and have sufficient grass supplies next spring.
By Darren Carty on 30 October 2014
Dr Tim Keady and Noel McNamara, Teagasc, Athenry, outline the results of an ongoing trial looking at factors affecting performance of ewe lambs and subsequent lifetime performance.
By Contributor on 02 October 2014