Dairy news

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative dairy farming news.

NEWS
Watch: spring calf health series - calving the cow in a backwards delivery
In the second instalment of our spring calf health series, we look at how to calve a calf coming backwards.
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Environment: only 10% of land has optimal fertility
Should lime spreading form part of the next agri-environmental scheme?
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Grass+: high temperatures to boost growth
High temperatures and mostly dry weather mean all stock should be out where possible, writes Aidan Brennan.
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Watch: great grazing in east Clare
Michael Hayes has 17% of his farm grazed already, with little or no damage done. Aidan Brennan reports.
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Valio increased their whey and milk powder production by 10%
Valio Oy is the largest producer of dairy products in Finland. In order to increase production, they installed NAPCON Controller to their whey powder production line in Lapinlahti in 2013.
Tackling pain is win-win when it comes to animal health
Using anti-inflammatory medication as part of your treatment protocols this spring can make a big difference to treatment outcomes and animal health.
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MARKETS
Canadian dairy company Saputo buys UK Dairy Crest in €1.1bn deal
Saputo has offered an acquisition price of £6.20 per share to Dairy Crest shareholders.
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Valio increased their whey and milk powder production by 10%
Valio Oy is the largest producer of dairy products in Finland. In order to increase production, they installed NAPCON Controller to their whey powder production line in Lapinlahti in 2013.
Glanbia Co-op to pay €10.9m Trading Bonus to Members
Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) has confirmed that a total of €10.9 million will be paid to milk supplier Members of the Co-op this month as part of its 2018 Trading Bonus Scheme.
Kerry farmer installs latest Volac computerised feeder
Kerry dairy farmer Kieran Savage has installed the new Volac Urban Alma Pro computerised calf feeder.
Smart solution supports medicine administration on farm
Technology is continuously offering new solutions and supports to Ireland’s farming community. Now a new app will help make managing animal remedies easier.