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Two-thirds of farmers have changed antimicrobial usage - research
Barry Murphy
Findings from a survey of nearly 400 farmers in both Northern Ireland and the Republic suggest that many are already working to reduce the use of antimicrobials on their farms.
19 October 2022 Liquid Milk
Good outlook for producing milk this winter
Despite the challenges facing the sector, the short-term outlook for producing winter milk is positive, writes Aidan Brennan.
17 August 2022 News
China’s questions for beef access answered - Heydon
Minister of State for New Market Development Martin Heydon says his department has had no difficulty answering the technical questions posed by Chinese officials to re-allow Irish beef imports.
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
'Contract rearing is like a marriage, everyone must get on'
South Tipperary Macra young farmers discussion group held a contract-rearing event in Fethard, Co Tipperary, on Thursday 14 July.
20 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
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
Five tips for worm control in cattle
When worming cattle, outlined are some tips that will help achieve effective parasite control.
11 June 2022 Management
Keeping flies under control in autumn-calving herds
Early summer is a period when an increasing fly activity puts dry cows at risk of summer mastitis.
7 June 2022 Management