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Beef
Beef Management: worm control and red water issues
Adam Woods
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at a free animal health consultation beef farmers can get from their vets and avoiding red water cases on your farm
28 June 2023 Management
Sheep Management: FECs, worming dogs, fodder budgets and TAMS deadlines
There are options available to farmers to receive financial and veterinary assistance in carrying out checks for anthelmintic resistance.
21 June 2023 Management
Beef Management: grass and worm explosion needs to be dealt with
Adam Woods takes a look at grassland management, worm control and how to sign up to the new national genotyping programme.
Five tips for worm control in cattle
When worming cattle, outlined are some tips that will help achieve effective parasite control.
11 June 2022 Management
Unnecessary worm control treatments still cropping up
Some needless treatments are via some producers not realising healthy mature sheep do not need worm control treatment with others stemming from combination products being used.
6 October 2021 Markets
Beef management: getting worming up to date for weaning
Where spring-born calves are set to be weaned in the coming weeks, make sure worming is up to date to reduce potential respiratory problems.
14 September 2021 Management
Beef management: be alert for lungworm following rain
The combination of rain and warm temperatures will see worm levels increasing on grazing ground, so herd owners should be on the lookout for any cattle developing lungworm.
27 July 2021 Management
Five cattle management jobs for July
As July gets under way, Kieran Mailey outlines some cattle management jobs for farmers to carry out this month.
3 July 2021 Management