Camera at the Mart: Corrin clearance trade commands a premium
Tommy Moyles
A herd of cows with good AI breeding and years of milk recording performed well at a dairy clearance sale in Corrin Mart last week.
Clock ticking on selective dry cow therapy
Changes have been made to the sale and supply of dry cow therapy which will have implications for all farmers, writes Aidan Brennan.
2 November 2022 Management
Dairy Management: wet weather, silage stocks and SDCT
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the impact of the wet weather and earlier housing will have on silage stocks and looks at ways to compare value when buying feed.
Dairy management: what to do in preparation for selective drying off
This winter is the first one that selective dry cow therapy will be mandatory on all dairy farms, Aidan Brennan takes a look at the issues.
24 October 2022 Management
Improving feed efficiency this winter
Significant feed cost increases this winter is likely to place the even more emphasis on feed efficiency, writes James Dunne, Teagasc winter milk specialist.
19 October 2022 Liquid Milk
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
The dairy farm converter blessed among women in Galway
The Connelly family dairy farm supply Aurivo co-op with manufacturing milk from February to November.
7 September 2022 Milk quality
Preparing for selective dry cow therapy
This coming winter will be the first year that all farmers will have to comply with new rules around the use of antibiotics at drying off. Aidan Brennan looks at the impact of these rules.
31 August 2022 Animal Health
Dairy management: Weather woes and changing liners
Aidan Brennan looks at the options for farmers facing a prolonged period of heavy feeding due to a looming drought.
17 August 2022 Management
The 12 steps to sustainability: are they achievable?
Aidan Brennan reviews the Teagasc 12 step plan to reduce emissions from dairy farms.
10 August 2022 Management
Model farming in the Kingdom
Donal and Eileen Hayes are running a top class operation on 100ac of good land near Killorglin in Co Kerry.
27 July 2022 Milk quality
Doing business on the county bounds
The Carroll family farm is situated in a high rainfall area, but they are making the most of the resources they have.
27 July 2022 Milk quality