Should more dairy farmers consider Aubrac?

12 21-month-old Aubrac-bred bulls out of Friesians dams had an average carcass weight of 387.69kgs and price of €1,381.

Milking 60 cows on 65 hectares

Leon Brennan recently installed a robotic milking system on his farm in Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.

VIDEO: Milking 60 cows in South Korea

The herd is producing 200kg of milk solids per day through a Lely robotic milking system.

VIDEO: Handy Hose - the brainchild of two award-winning TY students

The students have developed a product to help solve an everyday farming problem!

VIDEO: How do I calculate my breakeven milk point?

It is important for each farm to establish the impact of low milk prices on their farm

Milking 35 cows through a 3-unit parlour

“A lot of people can’t understand why we’re milking in a 3-unit parlour and on a small farm, but it’s working for us, so we’ll keep ticking along.”

From 0 to 80 cows in just 6 years

Michael J Murphy currently farms 90 acres in Co. Wexford in a split calving dairy enterprise.

Farmer’s Diary: Cutting silage in May – a first for us!

It’s like having insurance as I know I have feed now and won’t have to buy in anything if we get an odd summer, writes Christy McCarthy.

Improving cow comfort to increase yield

Shane O’Dowd, a former carpenter, milks 120 dairy cows with two Lely Astronaut A5 robots.