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A strategic podcast where Amy Ledin talks about the main F’s that have influenced her life and have helped her in creating her best self. She covers areas in faith, family, forgiveness, food, fitness, and formula. She will deep dive into how placing her baby for adoption at 18, losing almost 100 pounds, facing her marriage-ending affair, and battling stage 4 cancer for almost 7 years, has only made her stronger. Join Amy as she takes you through her story, her life-changing struggles, and sh ...
 
OviCast is the Teagasc Sheep podcast. Presented by Ciaran Lynch it brings you the latest advice, insights and technical updates for the sheep industry. Visit the show page at: https://www.teagasc.ie/animals/sheep/ovicast-sheep-podcast/
 
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Patrick Dunne, who is a participant in the Teagasc BETTER Farm Sheep programme, is on this week’s OviCast to discuss the impact of OPA on his flock and how he has addressed the issue over the past number of years. Patrick goes back a number of years to explain how it was impacting the flock and the lack of awareness of what was causing it. He discu…
 
Your body can be like a well tuned, high performance sports car. It needs high octane foods to operate at it's peak performance! If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Castbox. Sign up for the next Follow-Through Challenge Follow me on Social Media: Amy on…
 
Dr Philip Creighton joins Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast to discuss grazing management as we head into the autumn. Philip starts off by discussing grass supply and demand across the country and the need to take stock of these for the coming weeks and months. He goes on to outline the grazing targets for the coming weeks. He discusses August fe…
 
With ram sales in full swing, Kevin Mc Dermott, Sheep Ireland Manager, joins Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast to discuss using genetic information when making your purchasing decisions. First, Kevin highlights the benefits genetic improvement has in a flock as he discusses the results from on-farm validations. There is a discussion on what infor…
 
Be aware of the negotiator who justifies straying from your goals. Surround yourself with people that support you in your journey to become a better version of yourself. Be wary of becoming a part of the Crab mentality. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser a…
 
After binging on several episodes of these ladies podcast, I knew that I needed to have them on the show. I love when I find like-minded coaches that are doing good work in the fitness industry. And now being new moms, these ladies are seeing the power of modeling more and more. In this episode we cover a few topics. What started with us having a d…
 
Post-graduate student, Sarah Woodmartin, and Dr Fiona McGovern join Ciarán Lynch on the latest OviCast podcast to discuss ongoing work examining the effect of companion forages influence intake, digestibility and methane production in sheep as part of a wider Grass2Gas project. Sarah first gives a bit of background to the project before discussing …
 
Dr Frank Campion joins Ciarán Lynch for this episode of OviCast with an update of how performance has stacked up on the lowland flocks at weaning. He discusses lamb performance and its implications for sales, feeding and finishing strategies on the farms. Frank emphasises the importance of assessing the weight of lambs and their expected finish tim…
 
With ewes being weaned across the country it provides farmers with an opportunity to check udders for mastitis and other issues and remove these problem ewes from the flock. Ryan Duffy, Technical Vet with HIPRA, joins Ciarán Lynch on the latest OviCast podcast to discuss the implications of mastitis in ewes and offers some practical advice on the t…
 
With weaning occurring around the country, sheep specialist Michael Gottstein joins Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast to discuss some of the key management tasks over the coming weeks and the opportunity it presents to benchmark performance. They discuss various aspects of flock performance from ewe output to lamb performance to reasons for culli…
 
In this episode, Dennis M. Bier MD Young Career Editor Kevin C. Klatt, PhD, RD speaks with a distinguished team of authors about their recent work published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition titled “Metagenomic profile of the fecal microbiome of preterm infants consuming mother's own milk with bovine milk-based fortifier or infant formu…
 
The Fodder Support Scheme opened for applications this week and sheep specialist Damian Costello joins Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast to explain more about it. Damian outlines the focus of the scheme and the potential payment and key dates involved. He discusses eligibility criteria and maximum payable area plus explains how you can submit an …
 
Stay in your present. Stop talking about your problems, your fears of a future that's unknown, because it's robbing you of your daily joy. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Castbox. Sign up for the next Follow-Through Challenge Follow me on Social Med…
 
Postgraduate student, Mark Dolan, and Dr Frank Campion join Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast to discuss some of the results of an ongoing study between Teagasc and UCD examining the potential of using forage diets alongside conventional systems to finish hill bred lambs post-weaning. Mark outlines the project now entering its third year and disc…
 
This week’s OviCast is joined by post-graduate student Lisa McGrane and Dr Philip Creighton to discuss some of the results of an ongoing study between Teagasc and UCD examining how companion forages – chicory, plantain, red and white clover - perform alongside a perennial ryegrass sward in sheep systems. With four years data collected, Lisa discuss…
 
Delayed gratification, also referred to as deferred gratification, is often difficult because we’re wired not just to seek pleasure but also to avoid pain. Two separate sections of your brain handle pleasure and pain, so this is where it can get challenging. Delayed gratification is challenging. But there are several benefits to not succumbing to a…
 
Dr Frank Campion joins Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast with an update on what’s been happening in the BETTER farm flocks. They discuss grass growth, surpluses and silage and some of the management challenges during the past few weeks. With the first round of weighing complete for the lowland flocks, Frank outlines how lambs are performing this …
 
Behaviors are caught, not taught. Kids pick up behaviors by the influences around them, both at home and away from home. As parents we need to be an overpowering influence , talking to them about core values and not leaving it to the world to decide for them. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a revie…
 
The journey in personal development is going to have failures, you're going to fail at times and you must learn to flip it and see it as quickly as possible as a learning tool in order to continue moving forward. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Cast…
 
Dr Natascha Meunier from Animal Health Ireland is on this week’s OviCast podcast to tell us more about the Targeted Advisory Service on Animal Health (TASAH) parasite control consult which is a new fully funded programme from Animal Health Ireland. Natascha starts by putting the challenge of resistance in context and why we need to proactively addr…
 
Create a character specifically in the area, like dieting, that we're trying to level up so we have clarity on how we should behave. Sometimes when we're dieting, when we're on plan, we're on plan and when we're off plan, I don't even know who we're trying to represent! We need to create a character who embodies how we should behave. If you enjoyed…
 
In this episode, Dennis M. Bier MD Young Career Editor Kevin C. Klatt, PhD, RD speaks with Mark A. Levine, MD, Section Chief of the Molecular and Clinical Nutrition Section of the Digestive Disease Branch at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Levine’s laboratory conducts basic, translational and clinical research to better understand Vitamin C …
 
You think you're chasing the money, the body, or the career, but you're actually chasing the feeling that you think comes along with that! If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Castbox. Sign up for the next Follow-Through Challenge Follow me on Social Med…
 
Following on from the previous episode, Ciarán Lynch is re-joined by Dr. Tim Keady to discuss some of the various factors that influence silage digestibility. Tim covers a wide range of factors from harvest date and pre-closing management to heading date and sward type and he also discusses the pros and some cons to wilting. Tim explains the potent…
 
As silage season is kicking off, this week’s OviCast is joined by Dr. Tim Keady to discuss the importance of focusing on quality. Tim highlights why high feed value silage is essential for the coming year and the opportunities it presents. Tim sets the target of producing 75+ DMD silage to sustain high levels of performance and allow for concentrat…
 
In todays society, people will spend an enormous amount of money on anything from a treat or a drink to the latest tech. However, they will not spend that same amount to invest in their health. Today's software update addresses where our priorities should be, our health. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leav…
 
Everyone is always talking about a strong morning routine. But the magic happens the night before. This tool has come to be one of my favorite exercises to share with clients. Strong evenings = successful mornings. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Ca…
 
With clover more in focus than ever, this week’s episode of OviCast is joined by Germinal’s Dr Mary McEvoy to discuss in more detail. Mary outlines the role of clover in swards and its potential benefits and talks about the different establishment methods from a full reseed to over-sowing. She discusses field selection, sowing rate and a number of …
 
Procrastination is the most deceptive. It makes us complacent by telling us we are GOING to do the right thing, we're GOING to do it. It just justifies inactivity. It steals our time, our potential, our self esteem, and our peace of mind. When we put things off, they aggravate us. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star ratin…
 
He’s back! And this time Erik Ledin is back with help for the men. TRT (testosterone replacement therapy) is something that has 4X in the last decade. Thanks to more education around this topic, men are now becoming more optimized thanks to wellness clinics popping up all over the country. Erik works with Revive MD. They have several locations and …
 
Maresa Sheehan from the Dept. of Agriculture’s Regional Veterinary Laboratory in Kilkenny joins Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast with an update on some of the issues she and her colleagues are encountering at the moment. The relatively mild winter and spring has helped many farms but it has also posed a risk for various parasite challenges from …
 
The thing that 99% of people are doing and they need to stop doing is they need to stop with the distracted eating. This means anytime that you're eating with a screen in front of you or the room with you, this is distracted eating and it's going to have a huge impact on your health. If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star ra…
 
Sara Frenza is a mom to 2 girls, nutrition and body transformation coach. But this wasn’t always her career and life. Sara went from avoiding mirrors to a published model in her 40’s. She also went from working in the PR world to now owning Sara Frenza Fitness and Nutrition. She is on a mission to teach other women how to eat and lift their way to …
 
Co. Kildare sheep and beef farmer, James Johnston, and his Teagasc advisor Dr Rachel Taylor join Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast to give an insight into his system, grassland management and how he is addressing some of the challenges going forwards. James first outlines his farming system before discuss grazing groups and the use of temporary f…
 
We spend so much time talking about fat loss and dieting, that most people just expect the other side of getting to their goal as the easy part, which is not true. Stats show that 95% of people gain their weight back within 3-5 years. This would confirm that where people struggle the most- keeping off the weight thus never needing to diet again. Th…
 
He’s back! My guess is that you have come from the same era as me in that you have had this idea that cardio is necessary for fat loss. Maybe you have even taken it as far as me where at my peak, I was doing an hour + of cardio just to maintain. When I hired Lean Bodies Consulting 13 years ago, this was an area that Erik really changed the amount I…
 
The focus for this week’s episode of the OviCast podcast switches to grassland with Ciarán Lynch joined by Dr Philip Creighton to discuss the key priorities for April. Philip starts by discussing the current grazing situation before then moving on to discuss the key management tasks from grouping up to temporary fencing with Philip explaining the i…
 
What are you doing on a daily basis that helps remind you that you are a badass? If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Castbox. Sign up for the next DAC Bootcamp Follow me on Social Media: Amy on IG Amy on Facebook Resources: AmyLedin.com Lean Bodies Cons…
 
Jason Tebeau has over 20 years of entrepreneurial leadership and product development experience in a wide range of technologies and markets. He is the founder of Da Vinci Medical and an inventor with expertise ranging from architectural CAD/CAM software development to health and consumer product marketing and sales. He is the creator of the Superhu…
 
Dr Tim Keady joins Ciarán Lynch on this week’s OviCast to discuss the management of triplet rearing and yearling ewes post-lambing. Tim starts by highlighting the need to have a system to deal with multiples in prolific flock outlining the various options that are available. He takes us thorough the economics of rearing the third lamb on a ewe and …
 
With many farms in the middle of lambing, this week’s OviCast focuses on artificial reared lambs with Michael Gottstein Head of Sheep in Teagasc. Michael starts off by highlighting the need to have a system in place to deal with orphan or pet lambs on farms. He outlines the various systems available and the importance of getting them set up on the …
 
Who better than my ex-husband to share his powerful story in how we have come to the place we are today. With my infidelity at the core of our divorce, Kevin has led the example of what forgiveness is, and why it is important to forgive. Like I tell everyone, Kevin is a unique special person that everyone loves to be around. And while much of that …
 
"Worrying gets you nowhere. If you turn up worrying about how you're going to perform, you've already lost." - Usain Bolt "Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do but gets you nowhere." - Glen Turner If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchase…
 
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