Topics to be covered at the Thrive open day
Declan Marren
Declan Marren previews some of the main topics to be discussed in detail at the Thrive open day.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Tough sheep are more labour efficient, says vet
There are various measures of efficiency on sheep farms, from lambs weaned per ewe, to kilos of lamb sold per hectare.
30 July 2022 News
Thrive: countdown to demonstration farm open day
Preparations are well under way on the Thrive demo farm for the national open day on Tuesday 9 August.
Do you want to reduce gaseous emissions on your dairy farm?
Below are 12 steps dairy farmers can take to reduce gaseous emissions on their farms.
BSE survey of old feed bins in Britain
Authorities in Britain want to find out how many farmers are still using feed bins and silos erected pre-1996
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
BVD rules hit cattle exports to south
Cattle that are moving from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland for breeding or finishing are now subject to additional requirements
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Be alert for lungworm in young cattle following rain
The combination of rain over the weekend and heat will see worm burdens rapidly increase on grazing ground, putting young cattle at risk of lungworm.
26 July 2022 Management
Department urges vigilance on bluetongue
Bluetongue is a disease spread through cattle and sheep populations by midge, although it has yet to be identified in Ireland.
21 July 2022 News
Summer health tips for your farm
AHI experts take a look at some important animal health tips for livestock farms in July.
20 July 2022 Breeding & health
Mid-year TB reactor numbers show downward trend on 2021
Nationwide TB reactor numbers are running slightly behind those of last year, when broken down on a year-to-date basis.
13 July 2022 News
Valuing genetic improvement
As a new season approaches, it is important that growers be aware of the variety options and the traits they carry.
13 July 2022 Animal Health
Grain quality improvements in winter barley varieties
Grain quality is improving in winter barley and six-rows are beginning to catch up with two-row varieties.
13 July 2022 Animal Health