Winter Dosing Principles
What is Anthelmintic resistance The genes responsible for anthelmintic resistance are believed to be present in all worm populations but at very low levels. When animals are treated with an…View Post >
Dairygold and Tirlán join forces in FarmGen Collaboration
Dairygold and Tirlán are collaborating to expand on-farm Solar PV programme Dairygold and Tirlán have joined forces to further strengthen the dairy sector’s sustainability efforts by rolling out Tirlán’s renewable…View Post >
Don’t Forego Circa 2000 Euro Of Milk Margin After Feed Cost From Here To Drying Off!!!
Her race is nearly ran! Its been a slog, especially of late but the average cow has still c. 500-700 litres more to give. Milk price this year is…View Post >
Dairygold Dairy Feed Offer Extended!!!
Dairygold are happy to announce our continued offer of 15 EURO OFF Per Tonne of Dairy Feed This offer will be available from November 8th to November 22nd inclusive!! The…View Post >
When To Cut Wholecrop Silage
Wholecrop silage can be cut from 30-60% DM. The drier the crop the more complicated the process, the greater the risk of the silage heating at feed out and the…View Post >
Nutrition Matters- The rain has fallen. Hopefully now it wont forget to stop!
The rain has fallen. Hopefully now it wont forget to stop!! But grass growth should be good and our nutritional priorities for the summer will be to maintain grass quality,…View Post >
Is Maize Silage An Option To Replace Grass Silage?
Maize silage yield varies year to year from lows of 18T per acre to highs of 25T per acre. This year maize is looking good so strong yields are expected….View Post >
Is Whole Crop An Option To Replace Grass Silage?
Assuming your wholecrop silage yields 10T per acre and is 35% DM then every acre has the potential to feed 3 cows over a 3 month winter. How does wholecrop…View Post >
Planning Ahead For Next Winter
Very dry weather in early June has led to increased concentrate feeding levels at farm level and in some cases, silage made with next winter in mind had to be…View Post >
Low milk proteins are signs that your cows are NOT on a rising plane of nutrition
As cows approach the breeding season, they need to be on a rising plane of nutrition. Low milk proteins are signs that your cows are NOT on a rising…View Post >