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How dairy farmers can earn an extra €250/cow

An extra profit of €250 or more per cow together, with benefits for water and air quality, is achievable on average Irish dairy farms...

New Nitrates Regulations 2021 – what you need to know

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) issued new nitrates regulations to farmers recently. The majority of these new rules came into effect...

How dairy farmers can prepare for calving 2021

Niall Kerins, Teagasc dairy advisor, Listowel, Co. Kerry, outlines how dairy farmers can prepare for calving 2021. The New Year begins to unfold again and...

Fairfield Farm: 56-cow farmer guaranteed ‘fair price’ for milk by selling direct

In November 2013, Nicky Doyle began selling pasteurised non-homogenised whole cows’ milk from Fairfield Farm directly to consumers. He embarked on this journey to “guarantee...

Does high input/high output make sense in Irish dairy?

An alternative to dairy farming methods in Ireland is not discussed often enough in my view. In this article, I will compare high input/high...

Tackling digital dermatitis

Is digital dermatitis a problem on your farm? Routine foot bathing is the most practical method of control, but to be successful it must...

New dairy entrants: 100-cow indoor robotic system with 2 Lely robots and 1 Lely Collector

The Byrne family, Kildavin, Co. Carlow are taking an innovative approach to dairying with their progressive indoor robotic system. In September 2019, Alfie, who farms...

Fleckvieh – dairy calves that would benefit the beef sector

The Irish dairy industry often faces criticism for ‘flooding’ the market with poorly conformed animals. Could converting to a dual breed, like Fleckvieh, be...

Fecarry Farm: ‘Dairy farming isn’t a job; it’s not even a good business’

Fecarry Farm is a third-generation dairy enterprise, encompassing approximately 200-acres of mainly rented land in south-west Tyrone. The Patterson’s farm is divided into two businesses...

Holstein bull calves to be genomic tested in UK from 2021

All UK-born Holstein male calves registered from January 1st, 2021 will be required to have a genomic test. According to Holstein UK, this test will...
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