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.
6 December 2023 Breeding & health
Preparing for drying off cows
Michelle McGrath from Animal Health Ireland outlines some important advice for farmers as they begin the drying-off process.
25 October 2023 Grass & feeding
Does it pay to milk on this winter?
With fields saturated and milk price almost half what it was last season, Aidan Brennan looks at the margin from producing milk from the shed this winter.
Dairy management: tips for drying off cows
Aidan Brennan has some advice for dairy farmers as they commence the drying off process this winter.
14 November 2022 Management
Making selective dry cow therapy a success
As the drying off season approaches, it is time to review your drying off strategy for this year. Preparation is key to a successful drying off period.
26 October 2022 Breeding & health
Preparing for selective dry cow therapy
This coming winter will be the first year that all farmers will have to comply with new rules around the use of antibiotics at drying off. Aidan Brennan looks at the impact of these rules.
31 August 2022 Animal Health
Preparing for winter on dairy farms
Aidan Brennan outlines the importance of managing cows for body condition score and discusses some of the practicalities around selective dry cow therapy.
How to successfully dry off your herd
Michelle McGrath from Animal Health Ireland outlines the steps involved in ensuring a successful drying-off procedure.
13 October 2021 Breeding & health