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Dairy farming news

The Irish Farmers Journal provides expert and dedicated coverage of dairy farming news. Browse this page to keep informed on Irish dairy farming along with international dairy farming news.
With bulls currently out with herds it is important to keep an eye on repeat rates.
By Aidan Brennan on 23 June 2017
The National NDC/Kerrygold Milk Quality award winner displayed more skills than just quality milk credentials at the open day last week, Jack Kennedy reports
By Jack Kennedy on 22 June 2017
The question of feeding meal to calves came up in conversation at a number of discussion group meetings lately. Aidan Brennan questions if it is necessary.
By Aidan Brennan on 22 June 2017
Bill Brown is using more measurements to drive better decision making, writes Conail Keown.
By Contributor on 22 June 2017
With butter prices soaring across Europe in recent months, Lorcan Allen analyses the factors driving the ballooning market.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
The GDT recorded its first decline in over six auctions, while, in the US, milk production continues to expand.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at herd health issues including vaccinating and dosing.
By Aidan Brennan on 23 June 2017
When the weather is good, maximum grass availability should match peak milk yields in May/June, writes vet Michael Sexton.
By Contributor on 22 June 2017
Silage and hay prices are meeting poor demand currently due to a surplus of supplies.
By Alison Sinnott on 22 June 2017
We may just be a fraction of the global milk pool, but Irish milk production for the first quarter of the year has increased significantly on 2016 figures.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
LacPatrick increases milk price for May
LacPatrick has increased its May milk price in the Republic and Northern Ireland.
By Anthony Jordan on 21 June 2017
Aidan Brennan says the high temperatures, soil moisture and sunny conditions are ideal for grass growth.
By Aidan Brennan on 22 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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