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The Importance of the Drying Off Period

Most dairy farms are currently undergoing their dry off period. The purpose of the drying off period is to give lactating animals a period of

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Herdwatch at the RUAS Beef and Lamb Championships

Since September 2018 Herdwatch, the award-winning farm management app is available to farmers in Northern Ireland. After months of hard work and

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Managing a full-time job and a purebred Limousin herd in Co. Laois

Brian Campion and his father, Ger, run a herd of predominately purebred Limousin cows under a spring and autumn-calving system in Rathdowney, Co.

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Irish Farmers Journal - Dairy Day 2018

With the biggest dairy event of the year just around the corner we thought we’d look at what’s in store for this year’s Dairy Day!

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Meet your winter feed demands

From snowstorms to drought, the severe changing weather of 2018 has put pressure on fodder stocks, impacting all livestock enterprises throughout

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Winter Fodder Calculator

As the population of Irish farmers know this year, we suffered a severe fodder shortage throughout the country. The effects of which had a harsh

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Women in Agriculture-A force to be reckoned with

In its 11th year running the Women and Agriculture Conference made its return to the Kingdom this year. Over 600 delegates gathered at the Europe

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The National Dairy Show 2018

The National Dairy Show 2018:

It’s back! Promising to be bigger and better than ever before the National Dairy Show is celebrating their 35th

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Understanding the different cattle wormers & how to reduce anthelmintic resistance on your farm

Following on from our previous blog on “Getting your worming strategy right”, we are now taking a look at the different types of cattle wormers

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Getting your worming strategy right

The summer finally arrived in Ireland and most cattle have been turned out for a few weeks now. But have you started to think about a worming

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