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Why you should consider temporary grazing

Damian Costello, sheep specialist with Teagasc, joins Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast to discuss temporary grazing this back end. Damian highlights some considerations when taking on temporary grazing and how it can benefit both parties involved.

He emphasises the need to ensure all animals are tagged before leaving farm and he discusses at length the various movement notification considerations for a variety of scenarios.

Damian also takes us through the need to retain movement records afterwards and how to apply for credit under the nitrates regulations. 

For more detail, check out the NSIS guide here.

For more episodes from the OviCast podcast, visit the show page at: www.teagasc.ie/ovicast-sheep-podcast