Posts Tagged: Fluke

BTAP herd health plan getting results

At a recent beef seminar organised by Slaney Foods positive results from the Beef Technology Adoption Programme (BTAP) were outlined to the farmers…
Slaney outlines new disease monitoring system

At its beef seminar in Tullow, Co Carlow last night, Wexford-based Slaney Foods outlined to farmers and vets developments in its new disease monitoring scheme. Slaney has designed…
Controlling parasites

The View from Teagasc: When cattle come off grass and are housed for the winter, they bring in with them a large number…
The growing scourge of liver fluke

Tyrone veterinary surgeon Seamus O’Kane has told AgriLand that sheep producers with breeding ewes should ensure that all early lambing animals still out…
Parasite control at housing

The View from Animal Health Ireland: Once animals are housed they cannot pick up new worm or fluke infections until turn-out to grass the…
Managing the early lambing ewe

Ewes that are due to start lambing in early January are now entering into the last eight weeks of pregnancy. And, according to…
Warning on liver fluke

Preliminary figures from the meat factories indicate that the incidence of fluke this year is as high if not higher than previous years,…