IFJ Junior: Designing a handling unit for your sheep flock
Sheep are a great way for a budding young farmer to own their own livestock, writes Martin Merrick.
11 June 2022 Management
Five tips for worm control in cattle
When worming cattle, outlined are some tips that will help achieve effective parasite control.
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.
Worms: To dose or not to dose
Adam Woods takes a look at dosing 2022-born calves and what the current best practice is in relation to the responsible use of dosing products.
Farmer Writes: weighing for BEEP not going to plan
Suckler farmer James Strain talks dosing, feeding, culling and weighing for BEEP, which isn't always a simple task.
30 May 2022 Farmer Writes
New vet medicine rules deferred until December due to IT issues
Adam Woods has the latest on the vet medicine rule changes and what the extension will mean for farmers.
6 May 2022 News
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.
Top animal health tips for April
Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck and Parasite Control programme manager, outlines some important tips for animal health in April.
20 April 2022 Breeding & health
Sheep farmers warned about nematodirus parasite risks
Lambs can become infected by ingesting large numbers of infective larvae from grazing on contaminated pasture.
14 April 2022 News
Vet medicines ‘shambles will put merchants out of business’
Vets, merchants and farmers are becoming increasingly frustrated at the lack of information on the proposed changes to the use of licensed medicines after 1 June 2022.
6 April 2022 News
Beef Management: lice, slurry and keeping out-wintered animals healthy
Adam Woods takes a look at extra lice treatments, keeping out-wintered cattle healthy and with slurry spreading just around the corner, he has this year’s slurry spreading dates for each zone.
5 January 2022 Management