Mastitis: a summer problem on suckler farms
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at mastitis prevention and control ahead of the peak season for mastitis cases on suckler farms.
5 June 2024 Animal Health
Keeping on top of summer health issues
Adam Woods previews this week’s summer health Focus and what’s inside.
14 May 2024 Management
Keep on top of fly control in heifers and dry cows
Warmer temperatures means fly activity is on the increase, putting heifers and dry autumn-calving cows at greater risk of summer mastitis.
Best practice in milking courses to run across the country
Teagasc, in conjunction with FRS Training, the Department of Agriculture and Animal Health Ireland (AHI) are running four two-day milking courses across four locations.
16 April 2024 News
Farmer Writes: spring emerging into action
Karen McCabe remembers when the first slatted shed was built on her farm, and even though the previous generations were hardy, she reckons even they would be fed up of the weather by now.
10 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: benefits to genotyping for calf sales
The big benefit of the National Genotyping Programme for Padraig Callanan is picking the heifer calves for selling.
6 March 2024 Farmer Writes
Aiming for 100 SCC inside 100 days
Aidan Brennan reports from the Teagasc dairy conference workshop on SCC, where Don Crowley and Pablo Silva Bolona gave their views on having a low SCC in the first 100 days.
2 January 2024 Management