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Let's Talk Sheep Webinars

A series of webinars for Irish sheep farmers will be hosted monthly by Teagasc. 

Make sure to join once a month on a Thursday evening at 8pm for timely, relevant and practical advice to allow you make better management decisions on your sheep farm. 

And be prepared to get involved in the discussion – there will be an opportunity for you to pose your questions to each week’s presenters. 

See below for upcoming events:

Thursday, 8 April |  8pm

Nematodirus / Cocidia in Lambs

 

Join us on this hour long webinar to learn more about nematodirus and cocidia in lambs.

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Thursday, 6 May |  8pm

Silage Making on Sheep Farms

 

Join us on this hour long webinar to learn more about silage making on sheep farms. 

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Past Events

Thursday, 4 February  |  8pm

Reducing Mortality at Lambing Time 

During this webinar, the team of Teagasc Sheep Specialists covered topics such as:

  • Hygiene – reducing challenge from infection during lambing and early life
  • Nutrition – feeding the ewe to maximise colostrum quality and quantity
  • Nutrition of the new born lamb – stomach tubing
  • Health care – preventing infection and treating lambs with hypothermia

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Thursday, 4 March |  8pm

Grazing Management from Turnout to Weaning

Recording to follow

Teagasc Sheep Specialist Philip Creighton hosted this hour long webinar which covered the following topics:

  • Fertiliser Application
  • Pre / Post Grazing Targets
  • Grouping up lambs
  • Matching growth rate to demand