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FRS Network makes €20,000 donation towards victims of Ukraine Conflict

FRS Network and Herdwatch staff at FRS Network HQ in Roscrea standing in solidarity with the people of the Ukraine and donating €20,000 to the Red Cross. Back row: (L to ...
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Watching Out for Grass Tetany

At this time of year farmers are busy getting cows out to grass and tending to the new additions to their herd. For both dairy and suckler farmers, there is ...
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Saturated Lands Prompts On-Off Grazing

Spring is a busy time on all farms. Traditionally now would be the time farmers start getting cow paddocks ready for the turn out. However, with recent storms and a ...
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Helping to Prevent Prolapsing in Flocks

Many mid-season lambing flocks are getting ready to welcome the first new lambs to the farm. One area that farmers need to pay particular attention to is the risk and ...
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FRS Network Donate 200 Computers to Local Schools

19 Schools in Tipperary, Laois, Offaly, Kerry, and Clare are enjoying new computers thanks to the commitment of FRS Network to supporting local communities. In March 2020, the FRS I.T ...
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Support for the Lions Club Rosemary Project

Pictured (l to r) Mary Fitzgerald, Roscrea Lions Club; Colin Donnery, Group CEO of NCFRS; Lillian Delaney, Lions Club President; Peter Byrne, Former Group CEO of NCFRS and Siobhan Dooley; ...
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Grassland Planning for 2022

Grassland planning and management is an important factor to think about this Spring. Farmers need to assess their cover. Aim to grow enough grass to feed cows till the end ...
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Keeping Biosecurity and Disease Prevention a Priority on Farms

As Spring is upon us, the evenings are getting longer, and flowers are starting to appear but the heavy workload for the farmer remains. With a range of farm tasks ...
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Identifying Illness Early is Essential to Overall Herd Performance

With February approaching, many farmers are now getting to into the swing of their 2022 calving season. The aim with any calving season is to produce a herd of strong ...
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The Importance of the Golden Hour When Calf Rearing

As many farms are preparing for or are in the early stages of calving, now is the time to refresh on calf health. With workload expected to increase, it is ...
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