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 >
Powered By Pegus -A Triumph in Equine Performance
The world of equestrian excellence is no stranger to local Irish talent, and in this story, we celebrate the remarkable journey of Mallow pony rider Ali Fitzpatrick. With her…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 >
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 >
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 >
Feeding Cattle at grass
Once cattle are housed for fattening, the cost per kg of live weight gain increases by up to 50% compared to grass-based finishing. Finishing cattle need to be kept gaining…View Post >
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…View Post >
4 Steps to Feeding Spring Calved Cows in Late Lactation
By LIAM STACK, M.Agr.Sc Ruminant Technical Manager Prolong the Grazing Season As we reach September and beyond, we need to extend our rotation lengths and build a wedge of grass…View Post >
Feeding The Dairy Cow When Forage is Scarce
This Spring has proven to be very difficult on farms. Click Read more for a guide for forage management on Dairy Farms. Contact your Area Sales Manager for more information.View Post >