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Weekend weather: highs of 20°C on Sunday
Grace Hoare
Met Éireann has revealed a combination of dry conditions, sunny spells and scattered showers over the weekend, with highest temperatures reaching 20°C.
10 July 2024 Management
Sheep Management: taking stock of current performance
Many flocks find themselves running behind target, be it with reduced lamb performance, tight grass supplies or inadequate winter forage requirements.
10 July 2024 Management
Dairy Management: poor thrive in dairy replacements
Aidan Brennan looks through some of the causes for poor performance in dairy replacement calves this summer.
Beef Management : fodder budgets, breeding and autumn reseeding
Entering in to the latter half of the year means a swing in focus, with fodder stocks, the end of breeding and the possibility of reseeding some paddocks in the mind of many
10 July 2024 Management
Increasing herd checks as autumn calving approaches
Moving August-calving cows closer to the yard will make it easier to keep a close eye on heavily pregnant animals in the run-up to autumn calving.
9 July 2024 Management
What’s coming up in the dairy scene?
Aidan Brennan takes a look through some of the dairy related events coming up over the next few days and weeks.
8 July 2024 Management
Five tips for finishing cattle off grass
On farms with cattle that will finish off grass later this year, outlined are a few tips to keep in mind.
6 July 2024 Management
Watch: lambs weaned early as beef breeding comes to a close on Tullamore Farm
Martin Merrick chats to farm manager Shaun Diver as the mid-season flock of lambs are weaned early, while breeding in the suckler herd comes to an end for 2024.
5 July 2024 Management
Back to basics at BEEF 2024
Adam Woods reports from last week’s national Teagasc beef event in Grange.
3 July 2024 Management
Dairy Management: nitrates, maize and cleaning sheds
Aidan Brennan outlines some of the rules around the crude protein content of dairy rations and the impact on nitrogen excretion rates.
3 July 2024 Management
Creep feeding suckler weanlings- does it pay?
Adam Woods takes a look at some tips and advice for drystock farms.
3 July 2024 Management
Sheep Management: cobalt deficiency, Startect availability and weighing accuracy
Reports indicate there are signs of lambs succumbing to cobalt deficiency, while farmers challenged by anthelmintic resistance have cause for greater optimism in worm control strategies.
3 July 2024 Management