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Join us for our Animal Health Open Days – May 2022 From 10am

Updates on New Veterinary Regulations – Expert Advice – Special Offers Tuesday 3rd – Terelton Wednesday 4th – Killumney & Old Pallas Thursday 5th – Buttevant & Ballinhassig Friday 6th…

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Plan now to ensure you have enough silage for next winter

How much silage do I need? Contact your local area sales manger to run through a winter feed budget.  1 acre of 1st cut silage ground will feed 1.5 cows…

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Early Lactation Nutrition

Feeding regimes for freshly calved cows have one ultimate goal: Getting your cows back in calf. To achieve this, we need to: Feed enough energy to limit BCS loss in…

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EU Veterinary Medicine Regulation Update

  By SEAMUS O’MAHONY, M.Agr.Sc, Head of Commercial, Dairygold Agri Business   Why is this happening? Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the ability of microorganisms to resist antimicrobial treatments, especially antibiotics…

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Economics of concentrate feeding in late lactation

Economics of concentrate feeding in late lactation: In late lactation 1kg of concentrates can generate 1kgof extra milk. With concentrates costing c.€300-350/Tand milk valued at c. 40 c/kg (including higher…

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How to achieve maximum fertility levels through your cow’s diet

Welcome to the first addition of our Nutrition Series, a six-part video and article series brought to you by Dairygold and Alltech Ireland for the next six weeks. Liam Stack,…

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Dairygold Prime Milk Replacer Milk Replacer Range

  Prime elite 25% plus contains the highly concentrated bio-active milk complex imunopro. Imunopro, a concentrated Whey Protein, is carefully balanced to ensure the optimum level of amino acids, fatty…

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Using Alfalfa to improve milk output and liveweight gain

Colman Purcell, Nutritionist Dairygold Quality Feeds Traditionally we value forages based on their net energy and digestible protein content. We usually confine our efforts to these nutrients as we assume…

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Maintaining Milk Lactose

Maintaining milk lactose Milk lactose is lower this year than previous years. Milk lactose is affected by stage of lactation and energy nutrition. Despite the good grass growth lactose is…

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The Importance of Autumn Fertiliser

In August soils release their own organic N naturally. On lowly stocked farms (< 170kg organic N/Ha) that have enough winter forage this may provide sufficient N to build grass…

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