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Jack Kennedy is the Dairy Editor with the Farmers Journal which he joined in October 2002. His main areas of responsibility relate to outlining the best existing and emerging technology inside the farm gate to dairy farmers. He previously worked as a researcher at Moorepark Grassland and Dairy Research Centre. He hails from a farming background in Cahir, Co Tipperary. He has a degree from the University College Dublin in Agriculture and a doctorate from Moorepark and UCD. His interests outside of farming are cycling and following all sports.
Ireland is at the forefront of breeding technologies with major players like the US and New Zealand now following our lead, Jack Kennedy writes.
Calving results for the sexed semen trial carried out last spring are just being finalised this week showing lower conception rates
Genetics and Management are key to good herd fertility and this time of the year it is important to set the herd up right.