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Boxing clever: Mayo plantation family on ‘Fittest Family’ tactics

It was all about fighting crafty for a Mayo plantation family when it came to taking partial in this year’s ‘Ireland’s Fittest Family’ series which was filmed over a march of 3 weeks in Aug during a new heart during ‘Hell Back’ in Kilruddery, Co. Wicklow. Dad Pat McDonagh (52) was assimilated by sons Matthew and Paraic […]

How multiple of products ‘paid dividends’ for calf rearing on Co. Roscommon farm

As a immanent start of calving 2021 is on us, Auctus is during palm to support farmers in all aspects of calf rearing. Auctus high-quality calf rearing products include: Calf Guardian: An Immune complement flog start tube administered as shortly as a calf is born; Calf Lamb Superstart: High Energy interrelated colostrum feed; First Fibre: […]

Mastitis in dairy cows: Causes and prevention

Mastitis is a many economically severe illness on a dairy farm, with freshly-calved cows and heifers a many receptive to mastitis, due to a enervated defence complement after calving. Also Read: Preventing mastitis in early lactation A box of mastitis can cost €250-300 – mostly down to mislaid production. Contagious Mastitis Contagious mastitis is caused by […]

Revenue allows for proxy easing of ENS etiquette declarations

Image source: Revenue Twitter Revenue has authorised a proxy facilitation for reserve and confidence Entry Summary (ENS) Declarations during etiquette to assistance palliate problems being gifted by businesses handling roll-on roll-off (RoRo) products movements entrance into a country. In a matter now (Friday, Jan 8), Revenue said: “Following endless rendezvous with trade and business it […]

Fruit and veg rubbish falls by 14.6t per week in Portugal due to ‘ugly’ furnish project

According to a European Commission, in Europe, around 30% of all fruit and vegetables are deserted any year usually since of appearance. However, in Portugal, a ‘Flaw4Life’ plan has worked with farmers, consumers, volunteers and students to cut this rubbish by 2,600t. This compares to a annual volume of new food from around 13,000 people. […]

Feed cost increases will strike pig farmers’ bottom line immediately

The approaching travel in pellet and devalue feed prices will strike pig rancher margins roughly immediately, according to Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Pigs Committee authority Roy Gallie. “Most Irish pig farmers are home mixers. Many had bought soya brazen and had managed to isolate themselves from a boost in protein prices that strike a marketplace […]