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 >
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 >
Pre Calver Gold Mineral 2022
Over the past number of seasons, we have seen a growing number of milk fevers at farm level. Milk fever is a gateway disorder. Cows that suffer from milk fever…View Post >
Feeding Cull Cows
Cows that have been scanned as not in calf should be marked for culling. Suckler cows: If you’re finishing these off grass, consider weaning the calves early. Once the…View Post >
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…View Post >
Dry Cow Minerals
If you’re buying your dry cow minerals now be cautious and ensure that your minerals are going to meet the requirements of the cow. Mineral Feeding Pre-Calving The objectives…View Post >
Nutrient Requirements and Fertiliser Options for 2nd Cut Silage
Liam Stack, M.Agr.Sc, Technical Manager for Dairygold Agri Business The nutrient requirement of 2nd cut silage is dependent on: The soil P and K index Have you applied the build-up…View Post >
Time to Get Your Grass Tested? Here’s How With Dairygold
Dairygold Agri Business have grass testing available, where either individuals can take their grass samples themselves or a Sampler can be sent out on farm to take samples using a…View Post >