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New entrant with 1 robot and Fleckvieh cows

New dairy entrant - veal enterprise - Jack Hahessy Madigan - Kilkenny Rosé Veal - Lely

‘I purchased my first-ever calf at the mart for €80’

Rebecca Ryan, 21, studied childcare after her Leaving Cert, but later studied a level 5 certificate in agriculture at Ballyhaise Agricultural College, before beginning a level 6 in dairy herd management.

‘Homebred heifers need to calf at 22-26 months otherwise, they become too expensive’ – Teagasc advisor

Austin Callaghan, drystock advisor, Teagasc Claremorris writes about suckler cow replacement strategies, calving home-bred heifers from 22-26 months, 36-month-old calving systems and purchasing replacements.

Successfully achieving a 90% 6-week in-calf rate

The Fallons are milking 300 cows on two farms.

VIDEO: 2 robots ticking all the boxes for vet student and family

VIDEO: 2 robots ticking all the boxes for vet student and family

Milking 350 cows/hour in a 64-unit rotary

Michael and Shirley Bateman farm over 600 cows in a GEA 64-unit rotary parlour in Co. Cork.

‘You need 50 cows nowadays to survive in a one-man setup’

Alan Clarke milks 50 cows in Stradone, Co. Cavan

What will happen to your farm if you get sick or injured?

How to write an SOP in case of the eventually that you get sick or injured and can't continue farming

Irish farmers work 57 hours/week during spring – survey

Teagasc's new dairy knowledge transfer initiative finds that dairy farmers average 57 hours at work during the spring.

From 0 to 80 cows in just 6 years

Michael J Murphy farms a 90-acre dairy farm in Kilmuckbridge, Co. Wexford.
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