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Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan

Dairy specialist

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01 419 9500

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abrennan@farmersjournal.ie


From a family run dairy farm in Co. Tipperary. Graduated with a degree in Agriculture in 2007 and a diploma in Economics in 2010. Managed research farms in Teagasc Moorepark for over seven years, working with researchers on grazing and genetic experiments. Passionate about profitability pasture based dairy farming systems. Joined the Irish Farmers Journal as Dairy Specialist in 2015.

With bulls currently out with herds it is important to keep an eye on repeat rates.
By Aidan Brennan on 23 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
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at herd health issues including vaccinating and dosing.
By Aidan Brennan on 23 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
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
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
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
After a wet week, grass growth declined but the weather forecast is reasonably good, writes Aidan Brennan
By Aidan Brennan on 15 June 2017
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