Sheep 2018

Grass advice: Are you following the key grazing mantra?

Grass advice: Are you following the key grazing mantra?

Increasing the quantity of grazed grass utilised in the diet of sheep is essential when developing and maintaining profitable sheep...

July 16, 2018

INZAC flock: New Zealand lambs reach slaughter weights earlier

INZAC flock: New Zealand lambs reach slaughter weights earlier

The Teagasc INZAC flock, consisting of 180 ewes, is in its third full year of production. The flock is comprised...

July 15, 2018

Meeting specifications key to future success of hill lamb

Meeting specifications key to future success of hill lamb

Ireland has a potential “genie in a bottle” when it comes to marketing hill lamb under the Wild Atlantic Way...

July 14, 2018

Time to conduct your ewe pre-breeding ‘NCT’

Time to conduct your ewe pre-breeding ‘NCT’

Are your ewes ready for breeding 2018 was the question posed by Teagasc’s Cathal McAuley at last weekend’s SHEEP 2018...

July 13, 2018

‘Will EID give us a higher price for our lambs?’

‘Will EID give us a higher price for our lambs?’

The EID (electronic identification) tagging debate has been rumbling on for weeks now, with the Department of Agriculture and farmers...

July 10, 2018

Technology transfer takes top priority at Teagasc SHEEP 2018

Technology transfer takes top priority at Teagasc SHEEP 2018

Thousands of people attended the SHEEP 2018: Farm to Fork event in Teagasc on Saturday last, July 7. Officially opening...

July 9, 2018

SHEEP 2018: Looking to make an extra €5/ewe/year?

SHEEP 2018: Looking to make an extra €5/ewe/year?

Crowds flocked to Teagasc Athenry for SHEEP 2018 and they were provided with a wealth of information when it comes...

July 7, 2018

SHEEP 2018: Are you spreading enough lime and what are the benefits?

SHEEP 2018: Are you spreading enough lime and what are the benefits?

Delegates at today’s SHEEP 2018 event in Teagasc Athenry heard that lime is key for maintaining soil fertility and grass...

July 7, 2018

Dealing with drought takes centre stage at SHEEP 2018

Dealing with drought takes centre stage at SHEEP 2018

Thousands of farmers descended on Teagasc Athenry for today’s SHEEP 2018 event and managing through the drought that’s currently grasping...

July 7, 2018

Gates open for SHEEP 2018 at Teagasc campus in Athenry

Gates open for SHEEP 2018 at Teagasc campus in Athenry

Today’s Teagasc SHEEP 2018: Farm to Fork event is being teed up as an “unmissable” opportunity for producers who are...

July 7, 2018

Local producers showcased at SHEEP 2018

Local producers showcased at SHEEP 2018

SHEEP 2018 promises a day full of activities that will satisfy sheep enthusiasts, families and food lovers. This year the event...

July 6, 2018