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Dairy
Positive change for Tasmanian farmer
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan previews one of the main speakers at this year’s Positive Farmers Conference.
8 June 2022 Animal Health
Do dairy cows need a summer worm dose?
The popularity of the mid-season dairy cow worm dose has increased in recent years, but is it necessary, asks Aidan Brennan.
In the fields with a discussion group
Aidan Brennan attends a discussion group meeting in Kilkenny to hear what’s happening in the fields as we approach mid-May.
Sheep Management: drafting lambs, grassland management and CT scanning
Lamb performance has improved in recent weeks on the back of increased grass supplies and higher temperatures and producers need to be mindful to draft lambs regularly.
11 May 2022 Management
Sexed semen: what’s important to know
Aidan Brennan has some advice for dairy farmers using sexed semen for the first time this year.
Dairy management: what to do with late calving cows?
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the options available for farmers with late-calving cows.
25 April 2022 Management
The key tasks for this weekend on dairy farms
With a bit of extra help around for the Easter weekend, Aidan Brennan goes through some of the jobs that need to be done.
16 April 2022 Management
How to get more cows in-calf
Aidan Brennan has some advice for farmers on how to get more cows in-calf early in the season in 2022.
30 March 2022 Spring AI
Newborn calf protocol on Tullamore Farm
A look at what happens to new born calves on Tullamore Farm.
2 March 2022 Animal Health
Back on track in Shanagolden
After a hard spring last year, Dermot O’Connor and his team at Shanagolden have turned things around this year, writes Aidan Brennan.
2 March 2022 Grass & feeding
Nutrition during pregnancy – key to flock profitability
Dr Tim Keady, researcher based in Teagasc Athenry, outlines the latest research undertaken on late pregnancy nutrition and its influence on farm profitability.
2 March 2022 Grass & feeding
The Grass Week: dealing with the aftermath of snow, sleet and rain
Aidan Brennan has some advice for farmers dealing with the after-effects of the bad weather over the past week.
26 February 2022 Management