‘Breeding and feeding decisions for Winter 2016’ When: Wednesday 2nd November – 11.00am Where: Dermot Sherry, Drumhillock, Monaghan Winter milk farms are facing into the highest cost period of the annual production cycle. Feed costs and winter breeding decisions present significant challenges in particular. Teagasc, in collaboration with LacPatrick, has arranged this workshop to help…

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Johne’s disease is spread through infected dung. Cattle become infected from birth and remain susceptible until around 6 months of age. As animals mature they become less susceptible to infection, but this is not absolute and older cattle can still acquire infection if they are kept in a highly contaminated environment. The first twelve months…

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