Northern Ireland
Big lift in butterfat and protein in October 2022
Kieran Mailey
Butterfat and protein percentages recorded by milk processors in October 2022 are significantly ahead of the NI average from the same month in 2021.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
NI milk league: Dale Farm leads with milk price over 50p/l
Dale Farm has finished at the top of the Northern Ireland milk league for October.
11 November 2022 News
500 farmers receive Cell Check awards
Aidan Brennan attended the awards ceremony in the Killashee Hotel, Naas, Co Kildare, on Thursday night.
Carbery milk quality award goes to EBI-focused Dunmanway herd
Ian Kingston, who milks 181 cows, took home the overall Carbery milk quality and sustainability awards.
10 November 2022 News
NI milk league: Lakeland makes it two months in a row
Despite not changing its base price, Lakeland Dairies leads the NI milk league for September.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Tirlán first to pay over 50p/l for high solids milk
Tirlán has moved back to the top of the monthly milk league in NI for a farmers supplying 1 million litres.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Tirlán announces move to A+B-C milk pricing in Northern Ireland
Tirlán has notified its suppliers in Northern Ireland of its plans to switch to an A+B-C payment system.
21 October 2022 News
Milk solids continue to edge up in NI
Butterfat and protein content in Northern Ireland milk is going upwards year on year.
12 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Dairy Management: getting ready for the winter period
Now is the time to get sheds ready if cows need to be housed in a hurry.
12 October 2022 Management
Residues sorted but new issues emerge
Last week, Milk Quality Ireland - an offshoot of ICOS - held training days for milking machine technicians. Aidan Brennan reports the key messages from the Cork meeting.
12 October 2022 Breeding & health
Changeover to chlorine-free not all smooth, says Teagasc expert
The switch away from chlorine-based detergents to chlorine-free detergents has reduced residues in milk, but it hasn't been plain-sailing at farm level.
8 October 2022 Management
NI milk league: Lakeland moves back on top for August
For the first time since December 2021, Lakeland Dairies has finished on top of the NI milk league.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland