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Identifying lameness in advance of breeding

In this article, FRS discusses identifying lameness in dairy cows in advance of breeding and provides tips on how to keep cows’ feet in...

VIDEO: Neospora costing this farmer €8,000-€9,000/year

A farmer has highlighted the highly damaging impact litter, in particular, dog waste, is having on his cattle’s health. Dog waste can contain Neospora, a...

‘Do not presume a generally quiet cow is not capable of an attack’

Farm management advice: In this article, CAFRE’s Nigel Gould discusses mineral supplementation for cattle at grass, slurry spreading, farm safety, closing silage ground and...

‘There is no other harness available in the world that can be left on the cow’

That’s Farming speaks to Paul Dillon, managing director of calfpens.i.e., about its range of innovative products.   They say, ‘prevention is better than cure’, and...

The biology of chewing the cud

This week, That’s Farming looks at the biology of ‘chewing the cud’ and outlines the importance of this process in feed conversion. ‘Chewing the cud’...

Irish cattle farmers have their say in #Calfmatters survey 2020

Over summer 2020, 444 farmers from throughout Ireland and the UK took time to share information on many aspects of calf management in the...

How to maximise lamb health

Find out how to maximise lamb health with Provita Animal Health Almost 50% of total lamb losses occur in the first 48 hours of life,...

Farmer (80) fined for breaching TB cattle movement rules

An 80-year-old farmer has been fined close to £2,000, for breaking TB cattle movement rules. Haydn Bendall, who farms at Aylburton and Hewelsfield in the...

Probiotics in lambs can increase immunity and reduce watery mouth

Almost 50% of total lamb losses occur in the first 48 hours of life, with a further 11% coming to an early demise 2-14...

Fluke infections costing farmers €70/animal

New research shows average lifetime losses of €70 per animal for fattening steers with fluke infections. Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is urging beef farmers to...
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