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Contributor Louise was named this year's Queen of the Land for 2018, while on the farm some cows are now being brought in at night, with beet rations up to 10kgs, more cows dried off, dosing for worms, silage testing and calving commencing.
As part of That’sFarming’s ‘Young Farmer’ series, Kevin speaks to Waterford dairy farmer and this year's FBD/Macra Young dairy farmer of the year, Mr. Eamonn Keevers.
New contributor in the shape of Chris McCarthy this week, with cows dried off, teat sealers used, dropping yields, dosing for liver fluke, rumen fluke, worms and preparation for the upcoming Queen of the Land festival.
This week’s featured Young farmer is not only a regular contributor of our Dairy Update but was also named the best emerging female at the recent FBD Young Farmer of the Year awards, Ms Louise Crowley. Read her story below.
A product which was also featured at the Innovation arena at the National Ploughing Championships for 2018, the Dairy Geyser is an award-winning system which offers dry stream sterilization and instant hot water for dairy farmers.
A dairy farmer in a three-way farm partnership with his father and uncle, Adrian Seale spoke to That’sFarming this week as part of our Young Farmer Series. Read Adrian’ story below.
Milk Price updates, the Macra rally, further grass budgets, cows holding milk production and much more. Get it all on this week's Dairy Update below.
On this week’s Young farmer series, That’sFarming’s Kevin speaks to Clones native and dairy and poultry farmer, Mr. Peter Holland. Read his story below.
Cows are milking much better on the farms of our contributors as of late, though there have been further cases of mastitis affecting SCC, while Grass budgets have also been carried out in preparation for next Spring and fodder beet is to be pulled.
On this week’s ‘All Things Haulage’ series, Kevin speaks to Headford resident and long-time haulier, Eoin O’Sullivan. Read his story in full below.
This week’s featured Young Farmer is 26-year-old Wexford native, Eamon Byrne, who was a 2018 FBD Young Farmer of the year finalist and runs a milking herd of 200 cows alongside his brother.
A breed, as the name suggests, originating in the Netherlands and once down to only two surviving specimens, The Dutch Landrace goat is this week’s featured goat breed. Read all about the breed below.
Cleaning tails, discussion groups, High SCC's, increasing rations, buffer feeding, teat sprayers and more. Get it all on this week's Dairy Update below!