Thrive weekly roundup: calf rearing video update and how to increase meal intake
Declan Marren
This week's dairy beef programme update has a video from the Thrive demo farm, where 150 calves are now being reared, along with our five top tips on how to increase meal intake in calves pre-weaning.
12 April 2022 Management
Beef management: keeping on top of calf scour
Calf scour has become an issue on suckler farms as stocking densities in sheds increase due to changeable weather slowing turnout.
19 March 2022 News
Thrive weekly roundup: grazing update and managing calf shed temperature
This week's dairy beef programme roundup looks at measures farmers can take to minimise the impact of ranging temperatures in the calf shed, as well as a grazing update from the demo farm.
Thrive: managing temperature swings in the calf shed
The forecast is for some cold nights ahead, with temperatures dipping below freezing, while daytime temperatures could hit double figures.
16 March 2022 Management
Dairy management: calving problems and bad weather halting calf sales
Aidan Brennan says now is the time to take stock of how calving is going and implement changes to avoid problems repeating.
16 February 2022 Management
Five top tips on keeping calves healthy this spring
Tullamore Farm vet Donal Lynch outlines five top tips on keeping newborn calves healthy this spring.
26 January 2022 News
Teagasc focuses on calf welfare as dairy farmers prepare for hectic spring
The CalfCare webinar will target calf feeding, calf health and calf housing.
16 January 2022 News