Housing

Preparation for the spring-calving season

Preparation for the spring-calving season

For a spring-calving herd the busiest time of the year is the calving season, so getting ahead of yourself and...

November 8, 2021

Controlling heifer mastitis on dairy farms

Controlling heifer mastitis on dairy farms

Heifer mastitis can be a significant issue on farms, with it threatening production and udder health in the first and...

October 29, 2021

Advice not to house cattle this week amid mild temperatures

Advice not to house cattle this week amid mild temperatures

With temperatures due to hit 18° over the coming days, and the muggy conditions also set to continue, farmers are...

October 19, 2021

Management of dairy heifers at housing

Management of dairy heifers at housing

As we enter mid-October, the housing of heifers and cows for the winter period is drawing close – or on...

October 17, 2021

Mastitis: Preventing cases during the dry period

Mastitis: Preventing cases during the dry period

The controlling of mastitis causing bacteria is important during the dry period, anything that can be done to minimise the...

October 5, 2021

Wastewater ‘removed by slurry tanker on weekly basis’ from ‘new estate in Dublin’

Wastewater ‘removed by slurry tanker on weekly basis’ from ‘new estate in Dublin’

A Green Party TD has said that there is a “new estate in Dublin” where the wastewater is being stored...

September 30, 2021

What should I do with my cull cows?

What should I do with my cull cows?

At this point of the lactation cycle, most farmers have their cows scanned to determine their pregnancy status – you...

September 12, 2021

The Calf Show – Monday:  Preparing your farm for the arrival of calves

The Calf Show – Monday: Preparing your farm for the arrival of calves

As part of the Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme with Teagasc, AgriLand is hosting a series of programmes presented...

February 22, 2021

Don’t undo hard work by regrazing closed paddocks

Don’t undo hard work by regrazing closed paddocks

Tightening grass supplies and poor underfoot conditions on sheep farms, have forced farmers’ hands into housing ewes that bit earlier....

December 16, 2020

Respiratory disease: How much does a pneumonia outbreak cost?

Respiratory disease: How much does a pneumonia outbreak cost?

Respiratory diseases cause more deaths in young growing cattle in this country than any other disease, according to Teagasc. The...

November 30, 2020

Grass growth: Might be time to call a halt to the grazing season

Grass growth: Might be time to call a halt to the grazing season

Over the last while, in particular the last seven-to-10 days, a lot of stock across the country has been housed...

November 8, 2020

‘If people are looking for the right to housing, rural Ireland has no infrastructure’

‘If people are looking for the right to housing, rural Ireland has no infrastructure’

“If people are looking for the right to housing and the right to live, rural Ireland has no infrastructure,” according...

November 4, 2020

Factors to consider this winter in order to achieve a margin from your weanlings

Factors to consider this winter in order to achieve a margin from your weanlings

With the weather well and truly ‘broke’ at this stage, the time for housing cattle on many farms has arrived....

October 26, 2020

Housing required due to weather: Have you enough space?

Housing required due to weather: Have you enough space?

Although grass is aplenty on many farms, wet weather has given some farmers no other choice but to house their...

August 30, 2020

Getting to grips with lice and mange mites this housing period

Getting to grips with lice and mange mites this housing period

Now that cattle are housed across the country, winter is the most common time to see infestations with external parasites...

December 2, 2019

Grass growth: ‘Well above average rainfall’ forces more farmers to house

Grass growth: ‘Well above average rainfall’ forces more farmers to house

Many more farmers have been forced to house their animals due to the heavy and almost persistent rain experienced across...

October 8, 2019

CIF conference hears ‘solutions’ available to end housing crisis

CIF conference hears ‘solutions’ available to end housing crisis

The housing crisis and infrastructure gaps were the focus at the Construction Industry Federation’s (CIF) annual conference, which was held...

October 4, 2019

Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme – ‘a huge success’

Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme – ‘a huge success’

The Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan (RIHL) remains open to new applicants, and local authorities are to continue to receive, process...

July 4, 2019