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Beef
Know your summer dosing regimen
Adam Woods
Natascha Meunier from Animal Health Ireland takes a look at some animal health tips for June on livestock farms.
Keeping dairy beef calves healthy at grass
A healthy calf is key to hitting growth targets over the first grazing season in dairy-beef systems.
Grass+ Beef: decisions need to be made to maintain grazing quality
Strong growth in most areas of the country means keeping grazing quality ahead of stock now becomes the priority.
10-point plan for early season dosing
Darren Carty speaks with Ciaran Lynch, Teagasc sheep specialist, as part of the industry supported initiative to combat anthelmintic resistance in sheep.
Sheep Management: nematodirus, coccidiosis and lactating hoggets
It is coming to that stage of the year again where farmers need to be mindful to the risk of nematodirus in lambs and watch out for tell-tale signs of infection.
13 April 2022 Management
Beef Management: getting out grazing, coccidiosis and staying focused
Making sure turnout to grass goes well, treating and preventing coccidiosis and keeping your eye on the ball at the end of calving.
30 March 2022 News
Dealing with scour and pneumonia in calves
Aidan Brennan has some practical advice for farmers dealing with sick calves this spring.
2 March 2022 Animal Health
Coping with a rapid deterioration in ground conditions
Three storms in quick succession and torrential rainfall is creating huge challenges in particular for farmers with earlier lambing flocks.
23 February 2022 Management
Early lactation feeding for all eventualities
Feeding programmes need to be correctly implemented so that ewes are not prevented from reaching peak milk yield.
22 January 2022 Management
Thrive weekly roundup: coccidiosis update and mid-winter weighing
This week's dairy beef programme update looks at the importance of a mid-winter weighing and the latest news on the coccidiosis issue on the demonstration farm.
9 January 2022 Management
Thrive: coccidiosis update from demo farm
Shortly after housing, some of the weanlings displayed signs of coccidiosis. However, things have since settled down without any necessary action.
8 January 2022 Breeding & health