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Management information for dairy cattle from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing advice and management information to dairy farmers to enhance profitability.
The scorching weather over the last few days has led to a sudden burst in grass growth. Farmers need to be proactive to keep on top of the growth, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 19 June 2017
Jack Kennedy gives an update from the Greenfield Dairy Programme farm in Kilkenny.
By Jack Kennedy on 17 June 2017
There’s no doubt that with good technical performance there is a good return from expanding milk output, even on a second unit.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 June 2017
The most recent update from the Clonakilty clover trial shows the clover content so far this year is back on other years.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 June 2017
John Oliver converted his suckler beef and sheep farm near Limavady to dairy two years ago. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 15 June 2017
Aidan Brennan looks at the different options available for farmers looking at setting up a second unit.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 June 2017
Heavy rain over most of the country since the start of the month has dampened growth rates and grazing conditions were difficult at times.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 June 2017
Second dairy unit: farmers need to be prudent about where they put their money.
By Justin McCarthy on 15 June 2017
The amount of rain that has fallen over the past week is between two and five times higher than normal.
By Aidan Brennan on 12 June 2017
Weeds can cause all sorts of problems in grassland and a problem will only get bigger unless you take action to control it or to alter management trends.
By Andy Doyle on 10 June 2017
This week, Aidan Brennan works out how many bulls are needed to mop up cows bulling.
By Aidan Brennan on 08 June 2017
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at managing grass in high growth rates.
By Aidan Brennan on 08 June 2017
3 Well bred Holstein Bulls for Sale, Ready for Service.Glencairn Lusive - ...
Heifer calves avg EBI �217, for sale, also bulling heifers fit to serve ...
Heifer Calves (Av EBI €217) for sale. Herd av 6778kgs @ 4.29% BF & 3.62 wi...
4 maiden Friesian heifers for sale. High EBI. Good stock...
35 hol/ fr heifer calvesAve EBI 120breed from AI and stock bulldehorned, v...

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