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Today’s Farm – July / August 2011

Equine Excellence The Derrypatrick herd Managing cashflow What is meant by Social Media? Avoiding the milk protein pothole Ten things to consider before storing grain A fresh look at oilseed rape Cut your on-farm water losses Forest fires

12 July 2011
Type
Magazine
40 Pages
1,882KB
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Today’s Farm – January / February 2010

Today's farm is a bi-monthly publication produced in a joint venture between Teagasc and the Agricultural Trust, publishers of the Irish Farmers Journal and The Irish Field.

14 January 2010
Type
Magazine
40 Pages
8,582KB
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Constructing Outdoor All Weather Arenas

When constructing an all-weather riding arena it is important to follow the correct procedures for design and construction to ensure the arena remains useable for many years. The aim is to provide a riding arena that can be used under all weather conditions. The surface should be firm, yet offer some cushioning effect to minimise jarring and at the same time allow some forward movement of the foot on landing to give controlled deceleration. Both these properties help to keep the horse sound.

24 February 2009
Type
Factsheet
6 Pages
320KB
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Building Stables for Horses

The design and construction of stabling is vitally important for the health and safety of horses, for accessibility and the future development of the property. It is important to follow correct procedures when designing and constructing stables to ensure a low maintenance requirement for many years.

24 February 2009
Type
Factsheet
9 Pages
350KB
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Constructing a Mechanical Horse Walker

Amechanical horse walker is a labour saving means of exercising horses in many yards. It is useful for preparing horses for sales, getting horses back into work after injury or illness, or simply for cooling horses down after hard work. The installation process is relatively straightforward once certain key issues, including planning permission, site and size are addressed.

24 February 2009
Type
Leaflet
4 Pages
380KB