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An extra tractor driver or a spare trailer in the field will make a difference when trying to get work done, if weather conditions change, writes Jim Dockery of FRS.
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"Farmers that achieve their sheep abortion targets are 5.5 times more likely to hit their other mortality targets.”
It has been good to see factory prices hold up for July, but for how long that will last? asks Edward Earle, who farms 300 ewes with his parents.
“There has not been a sale at Balla during this weekend for the last 26 years.."
“There is now a plan to shift the calving pattern to having 20 cows per month calving whilst maintaining a break over the summer months.”
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The calf must have received meal for six weeks before it can be sold in order to comply with the scheme.
Rams should be checked 10 weeks before the breeding season.
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"At today's values in a typical 500-ewe lowland flock, this could be worth €5,000 or more,"
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"We are sure that it will prove to be a very useful tool for those involved in Ireland’s animal health industry.”
"Lockdown means I've been doing my own milk recording, so I thought I'd show you the process."
"We take control of our own destiny. We can control costs inside our farm gate but have no control for the price we get outside our gate."