Over 5,000 farmers passed the doors to this year’s event – making it the largest crowd ever at Dairy Day. Alongside the 80 trade strands, there were three stages. On the Beyond the Parlour stage, Jack Kennedy put international speakers John Yu from China, Cristian Swett from Chile, Gisbert Kuegler from Germany and John Penno from New Zealand through their paces.

At the Skills Hub, Aidan Brennan outlined what he feels is a hassle-free way of calf rearing. He highlighted the need for adequate facilities, both for calving cows and for rearing calves.