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Northern Ireland
AHV International cuts staff in NI
David Wright
The animal health company has confirmed three people have left its NI team.
12 June 2024 News
Two vets censured over TB testing misconduct
The allegations against one vet related to him failing to test adequately or at all one or more animals when conducting TB tests on herds.
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Adam Woods previews the upcoming suckler and sheep open day taking place on Tullamore farm on Tuesday 23 July 2024
Remembering the four pillars of sheep health this summer
Keeping on top of health issues swill ensure the thrive of spring-born lambs to ensure a short finish period.
8 June 2024 Animal Health
Mastitis: a summer problem on suckler farms
Adam Woods takes a look at mastitis prevention and control ahead of the peak season for mastitis cases on suckler farms.
High-risk months for redwater
Adam Woods reports on an increase in red water cases in the last few weeks, especially in the northwest of the country.
5 June 2024 Management
Keeping on top of summer health issues
Adam Woods previews this week’s summer health Focus and what’s inside.
5 June 2024 Animal Health
Looking after the health of dairy calves
Aidan Brennan has some key management advice for looking after dairy bred calves this summer.
5 June 2024 Animal Health
Redwater cases on the rise in the northwest
There’s a dense mat of grass on some farms which can be ideal conditions for ticks, a Cavan vet has warned.
5 June 2024 News
Late calving cows: cull them or breed them?
Adam Woods takes a look at the problem of late calving cows and what options are available to farmers.
5 June 2024 Animal Health
US approves methane-reducing feed additive for dairy cows
Feeding one tablespoon of the additive per dairy cow per day can reduce methane emissions by 30% annually, Elanco has said.
1 June 2024 News
Five tips for worm control in cattle
Worming cattle will be a common management task carried out on livestock farms in the coming weeks. Outlined are five tips to keep in mind.
1 June 2024 Management