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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.
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at managing slurry, fertiliser, milking machines and weanling heifer weights.
By Aidan Brennan on 18 January 2018
With calving just around the corner, now is the time to prepare for the next season of milking.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 January 2018
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at what you can do now to prepare for calving and how to wash your milking machine using chlorine-free detergents.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 January 2018
A smoke bomb can be a useful tool to identify which of your sheds are well ventilated and which may need adapting to reduce disease pressure on animals. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 11 January 2018
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at what you can do now to prepare for calving and how to wash your milking machine using chlorine-free detergents.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 January 2018
Antibiotics used in dry cow therapy are too important to human health, according to a senior veterinary inspector at the Department of Agriculture.
By Lorcan Allen on 09 January 2018
In the first of a two-part series, Peter McCann looks at time management and labour efficiency on Dairylink project farms.
By Peter McCann on 04 January 2018
Our dairy specialist Aidan Brennen, advises farmers on the best time to vaccinate for rotavirus.
By Aidan Brennan on 05 January 2018
Our dairy specialist highlights the importance of reviewing a 2017 profit monitor.
By Aidan Brennan on 05 January 2018
This week Aidan Brennan looks at assessing damage caused by the most recent storm, what to look at in the profit monitor and says now is the time to give the rota virus vaccine.
By Aidan Brennan on 04 January 2018
Our dairy specialist Aidan Brennan looks at the importance of making a budget for 2018.
By Aidan Brennan on 29 December 2017
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at financial budgets, soil fertility and wishes readers a happy new year.
By Aidan Brennan on 28 December 2017
Improve slurry management and fertiliser value. Reduce crust and Odour.Save 45...

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