articles about livestock
What the ‘heck’ are Heck cattle? They are a German breed, developed by two brothers, causing significant controversy in the process. Read about them below.
This week it is all about ways to ensure your stocks drinking supply does not freeze over.
This week, after the long winter season, we look at lameness in Dairy Cattle.
This week, Kevin took a trip to Derrane, Four Mile House, Co. Roscommon, to visit Gilligan’s Farm, where they complete the whole beef process from start to finish.
In the next of our Sheep Guide, we look at foot-rot and scald, two big causes of lameness:
Prove it here! If you get more than 8 right in this Shorthorn cattle quiz, let us know:
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Every aspect of your farm needs to be examined to ensure the best possible outcome and profit.
Our next Sheep Guide looks at Watery mouth, a contagious disease that affects newborn lambs. It's usually fatal:
This week Kevin spoke to John of John McElchar Transport Ltd in Ballybofey, Co. Donegal. John and his son make up a powerful haulage operation in the Forgotten county.
Ensure you do your best at lambing to minimise the risk of mastitis
Christa Dillon hails from the Isle of Man, but hauls livestock all over Ireland with her husband.
Interchem Ireland & That's Farming bring you the next episode of Being Brilliant at the Basics - This week it's the Calf Health Check, a must know for every farmer!