Heavy duty handling unit improves safety for Mayo suckler herd
Martin Merrick
Bo Steel recently supplied a new bespoke handling unit for suckler farmer Michael Cunnane.
5 April 2023 Buildings
TAMS III for beef farmers: handling, housing and slurry storage
Martin Merrick looks at some of the options that will be available to beef farmers now that TAMS III has opened for applications.
7 December 2022 Farm buildings
Designing an efficient and safe handling facility
Constructing a handling facility that works for both farmer and animals requires careful planning and consideration.
Handling focus: designing the unit for yourself and the animal
The design of a handling unit should take into account both the safety of the operator and the safety of the livestock passing through it.
7 December 2022 Buildings
Labour-saving innovations from the Royal Highland Show
Martin Merrick looks at some of the award-winners and innovations from the Royal Highland Show.
29 June 2022 Buildings
Five tips for dehorning calves
When dehorning spring-born calves, outlined are five tips to simplifying the task.
26 March 2022 Management