Name: Patrick Mc Carthy
Farm: Milking 48 Crossbred Jersey herd
Location: Ballydehob, Co. Cork.
Performance on OAD: 25/01/19, 28 calved out of 48. Butterfat - 4.57%, Protein - 3.70%, SCC - 139.
Week gone by -
So far I have 28 calved out of 48 cows.
Calving has slowed down over the last few days. I am happy enough with cow performance at the moment. Thankfully SCC has dropped down from 179 to 139.
Cows are out on grass for the full day up until 5pm. The last few nights they have been kept in by night and have got a bale of silage. Cows are on 5kgs of a 16% Dairy nut at the moment.
I haven't really recorded yield yet due to the fact that I have 22 calves and they are getting a fair bit of milk.
The Week Ahead -