Dairy Update - Dosing for worms, mastitis, castrating, vaccinations and grass budgets!

SCC affected due to mastitis, grass growth returns, though rations are still at high levels, CAN spread, grass budgeting, reseeding, vaccinations, castrating, dosing for worms, and more. Get it all on this week's Dairy update below!

Dairy Update - Lack of grass affecting performance, grass measuring and more!

Still no rain, which is affecting growth and milk production, though our s are spreading fertiliser, grass measuring, sourcing silage, cutting whole-crop silage, breeding finally finished and much more.

Dairy Update - Rations up to 8kgs, grass budgeting and more

Rations increased to 8kgs, grass budgets carried out, spreading fertiliser, GDT auction results, Milk price changes, the importance of walking the land explained and much more.

Dairy Update - Drought continues, with ration increased

Trip away to unwind, Looking after mental health, burnt grass, grass growth difficulties, increasing rations, feeding hay and more.

Dairy Update - Struggle for grass, drought and performance down

Water shortages, barley heads starting to form, grass growth very low, drought, fertiliser, milk recording, SCC over 4 million, soil testing, fodder beet and more!

Dairy Update - The battle for growth continues

Solids down, Calls for rain, bad grass growth, CAN spread, a trip away and more! What other impact is the heatwave having on dairy farms throughout Ireland? Find out below!

Dairy Update - Pregnancy tests, grass shortage and budgeting, bales, reseeding and more!

Growth rates affecting solids and milk yields, grass shortages, pregnancy tests, silage, maize, reseeding, bales and more. Get it all below on this week's dairy update.

Dairy Update - Scanning, dosing, sore eyes, grass measuring and more!

Another busy week on the farm of our contributors, who have juggled making silage with grass measuring, scanning cows, dosing, spreading slurry and more. Read all about it below.

Dairy Update - Silage, scans, taking paddocks out and GDT results

Silage, Silage and more silage on this week's update. Scans, Paddocks taken out of grazing platforms for silage, bales brought home, A new contributor, as well as Milk recording and grass budgeting. Get it all on this week's update!

Dairy Update - Spraying, herd test prep and of course, Silage!

As you can imagine on this week’s Dairy update, the emphasis is firmly on silage. Read how this week went below!

Dairy Update - Silage prep is well underway!

Silage season prep, with rolling, fertilizer spreading, machinery maintenance and more!

Dairy Update - Copper deficiencies, Red water, Maize sowed and Silage Prep!

Preparing for silage, Red water, Meningitis, dividing herd by performance, sowing maize and GDT results. All on this week's Dairy update. Read it below!

Dairy Update: Meningitis, the mart, weaning and more!

Louise has a case of meningitis on the farm this week, with more calves also sold. Aran meanwhile is trying to get silage ground sorted for the coming season, with more fertiliser spread on both farms.

Dairy Update: Grass growth improves, AI finished and more dosing!

An eventful week on the farms of Aran and Louise as they prepare for the upcoming silage season, with grass growth monitored, AI stopped, cows finally out to grass and heifers dosed.

Dairy Update: Selling stock, AI, Renting land and the battle to get sowing!

This week, Aran gets some weanling bulls sold, though weather has the cows back in,

Dairy Update: Choosing culls, Sowing beet, Zerograzing and more!

This week on Brian's farm they look at culling some of the herd, while also trying to get zerograzing. We also have a new addition this week, with Aran battling to get sugar beet sown.

Dairy Update: Cow with displaced abomasum this week!

More slurry has gone out this week on Louise's farm, with the search on for more silage to purchase. Read all about it below!

Dairy Update: Fodder shortage continues, Mastitis and battle for grass

This week, more calves are sold on Louise's farm as they also battle to source silage with cows still housed, Brian meanwhile manages to get slurry out with four cows left to calf. Read about their week below!

Dairy Update: Battle to get slurry out

More calves born on the farms of Brian and Louise as they look to get slurry and fertiliser out, to try and get grass growth up.