articles about dairy-farmer
Another update from Anna Truesdale!
“If I fed two bales a day, that would cost me roughly €30/day, whereas an extra 5kgs of meal would cost about €75/day.”
“When I took over, I would have never imagined expanding this much.”
"This is just an honest opinion from a young farmer, enthusiastic about his system."
"No farmer questions my ability anymore." - Ciara Byers (19), dairy farmer and UCD ag student.
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