Teagasc/Glanbia Future Farm - Larry and Jack Kearney
Cows are producing 19 litres, 4.16% Fat, 3.69% Protein with 1.52kg MS.
Cows are currently being feed on 1kg meal as the farm has an Average Farm Cover of 956 kg/DM/ha, 289 cover/cow, with growth rates of 85, demand 56. The plan is to blanket spread the whole farm before the end of August, the milking platform will get 2 bags of 18-6-12 and silage ground will get 1.5 bags of 0-7-30.
Ground was reseeded 3 weeks ago using horsh drill placing the seeds half and inch into the ground and rolling to compact the soil.