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VIDEO: Producing 560kgs of milk solids from 800kgs of concentrates

Teagasc recently organised a social media takeover with Mike Bermingham, the dairy category winner of the 2019 GFOY competition.

Mike farms with his family outside Fermoy, Co. Cork milking 108 cows in a spring-calving system.

He has consistently grown 14 T DM Grass per Ha using 200u N/acre (250 Kg N/Ha) whilst farming between 500 and 600ft above sea level.

The Cork native has a simple grass-based system which last year produced 560 Kg MS per cow on 800 Kg of concentrates.

In this video, he explains how he achieves such high performance from grass.

Image and video source: Teagasc / YouTube

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