Watch: major investment in 150 calf shed
There is a lot to consider when designing a calf shed, including roof pitch, floor slope and pen size. WIlliam Conlon reports.
Dairy management: once a day, preventing milk fever and calf movement rules
Aidan Brennan looks at the implications of milking cows once a day in spring, how to prevent milk fever and explains new rules on selling calves.
Dairy management: the principles of on/off grazing
As ground conditions are variable, Aidan Brennan outlines how on/off grazing can help to keep cows out.
Dairy management: fertiliser settings, allocating grass and storing milk
Aidan Brennan outlines how to work out the fertiliser settings in the fertiliser spreader, how to allocate grass correctly and shares some useful tips for storing milk.