Watch: tips for dehorning calves this spring
Journal vet Tommy Heffernan talks through dehorning calves with vet Denis Howard. They look at landmarks, local anaesthetic and technique
Watch: assessing your calf shed in 12 simple steps
Irish Farmers Journal vet Tommy Heffernan tells us how he assesses a calf shed. He investigates 12 simple areas that you can make an assessment on your own farm.
Greenfield update – additional measures for debate
The snow and rain this week presents very different grazing on the Greenfield farm than the weather that dominated for ‘fabulous February’ writes Jack Kennedy
Journal vet view: nursing the downer cow
Acting fast is imperative when it comes to figuring out the primary reason for the animal going down. Then we must look at the secondary problems around cows being down.