10 top tips for dealing with scour

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

The unpredictable weather has resulted in a spike in scour being reported on farms. Here, the LacPatrick Farm Advisory team offers advice to suppliers on how to prevent and deal with scour among calves. The heifer calves are your next generation milkers so keep this in mind when thinking about scour prevention / control / treatment. If you lose ground … Read More

Calf health tips during cold weather

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

With calving well under way on most farms, Majella McCafferty from the LacPatrick Dairies Farm Advisory Team offers top tips on keeping calves healthy during this cold spell. Temperatures are set to get as low as -7°C this week as Storm Emma and the so-called Beast from the East storm hits the country. Calves are especially vulnerable at this time … Read More