Tail docking: keeping it short and neat
Darren Carty reviews management practices, such as tail docking, castration and selecting potential replacements at lambing.
Sheep management: grass management, clostridial vaccination and tagging
Grass supplies vary greatly on farms following a dip in temperatures and lower growth rates.
Sheep management: warning on nematodirus, drafting lambs and orf
The Department has released a nematodirus warning and farmers should note that treatment may now be required.
Sheep shearing championships heading to Cashel
With no all-Ireland and all-nations event in 2018, it is good to see the competition making a return. It will take place on Sunday 26 May in Cashel Rugby Club grounds.