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The Calf Show - Full series


'The Calf Show', a Teagasc Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme series took place from Monday 22, to Thursday 25 February at 7:30pm each evening, in conjunction with AgriLand. All four episodes in 'The Calf Show' series can be viewed here now

Monday, 22nd February - Preparing your farm and choosing calves

The first episode in 'The Calf Show' series focuses on preparing your farm and choosing calves.

Series facilitator, Michael Carey, AgriLand was joined by Séan Cummins, Teagasc Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme Advisor; Peter O'Hanrahan, Programme Participant and Doreen Corridan, Munster Bovine to give an insight into how to prepare your farm for the arrival of calves, as well as the factors that you need to consider when choosing calves.

Watch the first episode of The Calf Show which focuses on preparing your farm and choosing calves below

Tuesday, 23rd February - Calf Feeding

The second episode in 'The Calf Show' series focuses on calf feeding and maintaining hygiene.

Series facilitator, Michael Carey, AgriLand is joined by James Fitzgerald, Teagasc Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme Advisor; Irvine Allen, Programme Participant and Rebecca O’Sullivan, Volac to give an insight into the milk replacer requirements that calves need to be getting as well as best practice for hygiene and biosecurity on farms.

Watch the second episode of The Calf Show which focuses on calf feeding and maintaining hygiene below

  

Wednesday, 24th February - Herd Health and Vaccination

The third espisode in 'The Calf Show' series focuses on herd health and vaccination.

Series facilitator, Michael Carey, AgriLand is joined by James Fitzgerald, Teagasc Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme Advisor; Martin Connolly, Programme Participant and Suzanne Naughton, MSD to give an insight into the implementation of a herd health plan and vaccination programmes for your calves this Spring.

Watch the third episode in 'The Calf Show' series below which focuses on herd health and vaccination

 

Thursday, 25th February - Preparing for weaning and turnout

The final episode in 'The Calf Show' series focuses on preparing for weaning and turnout.

Series facilitator, Michael Carey, AgriLand is joined by Alan Dillon & Séan Cummins, Teagasc Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme team; Pat Collins, Programme Participant and Dermot Meehan, Drummonds to give an insight into steps to consider when preparing to wean your calves off milk and getting them ready for turnout to grass.

Watch the final episode of 'The Calf Show' series below which focuses on preparing for weaning and turnout.

Find out more about the Teagasc Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme