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Beef
High-risk months for redwater
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports on an increase in red water cases in the last few weeks, especially in the northwest of the country.
Get smart with sheep wormers this summer
Strategic dosing can lower worm burdens on farms and also prevent worm populations from becoming resistant, writes Peter McCann.
When and how to wean dairy beef calves
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the details around weaning dairy calves off milk and making sure there is no growth setbacks in the process
Farm Tech Talk: stock bulls, scour, and downpours
On this week's show we talk stock bulls, scour in lambs and all things weather.
5 April 2024 News
Vets and farmers struggling to secure vaccines
Restricted supplies of leptospirosis vaccines has been reported recently in many parts of the country, the ICMSA claimed.
24 March 2024 News
Frequently asked questions on calf care
Aidan Brennan attempts to answer some frequently asked questions on calf care and calf health problems.
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Keeping calves healthy on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods take a look at what Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver is doing to keep calves healthy.
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Farmer Writes: farmers must stand united
We're all working towards a similar goal in the same sector; production of food for the public at large and a fair price for our produce, writes Karen McCabe.
28 February 2024 Farmer Writes
Keeping on top of calf creep management
Creep areas provide dry lying areas for young stock, which can help to improve calf health.
27 February 2024 Management
Five tips to reducing the risk of calf scour
Calf scour is the main cause of mortality in the first few weeks of life, so keeping on top of hygiene in sheds is important.
24 February 2024 Management
Beef Welfare Scheme advice, scour prevention and looking after yourself
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at the beef welfare scheme, preventing scour and looking after the 'number one' asset on the farm this spring: yourself.
14 February 2024 Management
New test for calf antibody status
The test can be used to check that newborn calves have received adequate colostrum.
24 January 2024 Northern Ireland