Sheep Management: guarding against disease entry with a good quarantine protocol
Darren Carty
A closed flock policy provides the best protection, but for times when animals must be purchased then the risk can be reduced with an extensive quarantine protocol.
26 July 2022 Management
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.
20 July 2022 Sheep breeding
Breeding sheep with reduced susceptibility to worms
A new Teagasc and Sheep Ireland project called OviFEC is aiming to find an alternative, sustainable approach to worm control.
Thrive weekly roundup: grazing update and worming advice
This week's dairy beef programme roundup has a video update from the demo farm, where another dry week has seen the pressure for grass increase.
25 June 2022 Management
Thrive weekly roundup: clostridial booster and keeping calves healthy at grass
This week's dairy beef programme roundup highlights the need for a booster clostridial vaccination and looks at how to keep calves healthy and thriving at pasture this summer.
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.
11 June 2022 Management