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Beef
DairyBeef500 to target net margin of €500/ha
Amy Forde
DairyBeef500 is led by Teagasc and will promote the adoption of best practice at farm level to increase the future viability and sustainability of the beef sector.
Five-star ewes deliver €18 more net profit
Darren Carty and Declan Marren outline some of the highlights from the Teagasc Athenry sheep open day, which took place last Saturday.
Apply lessons from COVID to farming, says vet
Farmers should think carefully when bringing animals onto their farm said Dr Sam Strain.
‘Sheep farmers only getting what we’re entitled to’
There was a positive mood among sheep farmers at the Teagasc sheep open day last weekend in Athenry.
22 June 2022 News
Know your summer dosing regimen
Natascha Meunier from Animal Health Ireland takes a look at some animal health tips for June on livestock farms.
15 June 2022 Breeding & health
VAT rate on non-oral vaccines to be cut to 0%
The IFA has said the move could save farmers over €10m per year.
15 June 2022 News
Agri jobs: fancy milking cows in Tasmania?
Whether it's beef farming in Tipperary or dairy farming in Tasmania, there's a fine range of jobs on offer this week.
11 June 2022 News
VAT rate on non-oral vaccines to be cut to 0%
The IFA has said the move could save farmers over €10m per year.
9 June 2022 News
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.
8 June 2022 Animal Health
Mastitis in ewes greatly underdiagnosed
Mastitis giving rise to clinical symptoms and grave illness in affected sheep is usually detected, but there are significant issues that pass under the radar as they are not readily detected.
8 June 2022 Animal Health
Summer health problems and solutions
Adam Woods previews this week’s special summer animal health focus.
8 June 2022 Markets
Farm sector ‘will get to net zero’ – Gilliland
MSD Animal Health demonstrated how improving animal health can also reduce farm emissions at their conference on Thursday.
8 June 2022 News