Mixed reaction to new €20m Beef Welfare Scheme
Darren Carty
Farmers are pleased to see meal feeding continuing as a mandatory option but there is some disquiet regarding the fact that autumn-born weanlings may miss out on payments
26 June 2024 Management
Sheep Management: timely weaning, selecting replacements and castration
Decisions taken around weaning include the selection of flock replacements, identifying ewes for culling and weighing up the merits of castrating lambs.
Bad spring having a lasting impact
John Egerton is disappointed at the variability in performance of his spring-born calves to date