The Italian job: pioneering advancements in sheep technology
The Societá Agricola Piras Michelino farm in Sardinia was one of the first to introduce a milking machine in the 1980s, with the farm also a forerunner in the development of breed improvement.
Early lactation feeding will set foundation for subsequent performance
Feeding programmes need to be correctly implemented so that ewes are not prevented from reaching peak milk yield.
2019 looking like a better year for outdoor lambing
While the weather can change significantly in the coming weeks, the favourable grass growth over the winter is providing a better opportunity for outdoor lambing flocks.
Striving to get more from grass in Kildare
Dan O’Loughlin has embarked on a programme of lifting grassland performance through improving farm infrastructure, reseeding and addressing soil fertility.