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Dairy Cattle - Grass and Feeding

Dairy Cattle - Grass and Feeding
In order to keep good-quality grass in front of the cows, farmers should be skipping over high covers now, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 21 May 2018
The bank account looks better following the arrival of the April milk cheque, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 19 May 2018
With cold nights and cooler day time temperatures some farmers are reporting mixed growth rates, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 May 2018
With warmer weather and better temperatures, Greenfield Kilkenny has quickly turned from having a feed deficit to a feed surplus, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 17 May 2018
Mixed warm and wet weather suiting dry farms in Kilkenny, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 12 May 2018
Growth rate and grazing conditions vary with location, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 09 May 2018
Aidan Brennan looks at the causes and solutions to loose dung and low butterfats during May.
By Aidan Brennan on 03 May 2018
Aidan Brennan wonders if this is a good year to feed extra meals in order to produce more silage.
By Aidan Brennan on 03 May 2018
Average grass growth rates remain unchanged, after a hard week of frosty nights and wet days.
By Aidan Brennan on 09 May 2018
Now is the time to act on cows that are thin, lame or just need a chance to recover from a hard spring, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 April 2018
The unsettled spell of weather is making grazing and grassland management difficult, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 25 April 2018
Aidan Brennan outlines three ways farmers can grow more grass this summer in order to replenish silage stocks.
By Aidan Brennan on 26 April 2018
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