Sheep Breeding and Health Webinar – A wealth of information coming into the breeding session!

Sheep Breeding and Health Webinar – A wealth of information coming into the breeding session!

Teagasc Sligo/Leitrim/Donegal in association with Sheep Ireland held a webinar in August with the focus on the night on sheep breeding and health.

The webinar covered everything you need to know with regard to purchasing a ram using the Sheep Ireland Catalogue and using the Eurostar’s to inform your decision; with Eamon Wall and Kevin McDermott of Sheep Ireland speaking in depth on what you need to know. The second half of the webinar covered the increasingly important area of Antimicrobial Resistance; covered by Teagasc Sheep specialist Damian Costello. Patrick Browne & Shane McHugh of Teagasc Donegal were also involved in the facilitation of the webinar and made valuable contributions. The webinar was hosted by Cian Condon of Teagasc Manorhamilton/ Mohill.

1:36 – 15:22 – Using €urostar’s to make more informed breeding decisions, Kevin McDermott, Sheep Ireland

15:22 – 29:30 – Data behind the Eurostar Indexes and Validation, Eamon Wall, Sheep Ireland

29:30 – 34:00 – Questions for Kevin McDermott and Eamon Wall, Sheep Ireland

34:00 – 37:10 – Tommy Mullin’s farm in Malin Head, County Donegal

38:20 – 1:02:11 – Managing Anthelmintic Resistance on Sheep Farms, Damian Costello, Teagasc Sheep Specialist

1:02:11 – 1:09:16 – Questions for Damian Costello, Teagasc Sheep Specialist

1:09:16 – 1: 18:25 – Question and answer session

It is well worth the watch! See below.