articles about dairy-farmer
Milk solids have increased by 100kgs in 4 years as a result of breeding more efficient cows and grassland management.
The Healys are milking 280 cows as part of a grass-based, spring-calving system.
"I initially started farming through default" - Maeve, dairy farmer
Solar panels, a zero-grazing system and two Lely Astronauts.
“We decided to go into organics back in 2008" - Darren
The walking speed has gone from 3km/hour to 5km/per hour
Ciarán Mc Donnell (25) discusses dairy farming, studying at Ballyhaise/DkIT and his current master’s degree.
Darina Gowen (22) – a fifth-generation farmer - studies Dairy Herd Management at Clonakilty Ag College and is on placement in New Zealand.
Enda Shalvey (22) is a fourth-year Animal and Crop Production student at UCD. The Shalveys – who hosted Big Week on the Farm in 2017 - milk over 70 cows on a 24-hectare block in Co. Cavan.