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Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Young Bull

For many Irish farms, breeding season is coming up in the next few weeks. Farmers must consider their herd size and production goals when selecting an effective method of breeding ...
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Best Practice To Help Avoid Infection On Sheep Farms

With Springtime farm activity at its peak, sheep farmers across Ireland are busy lambing and moving flocks out to grass. At this time of year farmers and farm staff are ...
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Communicating Effective and Easily with Farm Staff and Contractors

Spring can quickly lead into Summer and farm jobs will move from calving, lambing and animal husbandry to grass management and making silage, hay and straw. With lots of activity ...
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Dairy Farmers Urged to Review Their Hoof Care Practice

Hoof care and lameness continue to be a challenge on dairy farms across Ireland. Ongoing prevention and treatments are needed to ensure that infection and disease are kept at bay ...
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Watch Out for Common Illness in Your Calving Herd

Leading on from our last article on calf housing, health, and management, we now look towards what farmers need to watch out for in the coming weeks. Animal Health Statistics ...
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Now That Your Calves Have Arrived

Last week we discussed preparing for the busy calving season ahead and ensuring farmers had all the essential equipment needed. Now, we look ahead to the next step of making ...
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FRS Can Offer a Lifetime of Flexible Work

As we progress into 2021, many people may consider changing jobs or taking a step towards a new career. With offices around the country, FRS Farm Relief are seeking farm ...
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Take Time To Prepare Your Calving Essentials

As it's February, it is now calving season on many Irish farms. We will bring you a series of articles to help you through this busy time. Firstly, we will ...
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Be Prepared for Lambing Season

January is critically important for many early-season production sheep farmers throughout the country. Lambing is one of the busiest times of year for sheep farmers and without a proper system ...
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COVID-19 FRS Farm Relief Service Update – Jan 2021

As we continue to battle against COVID-19 together, FRS are here to help you with your essential farming needs. Our services are operating as an essential service and in adherence ...
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