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Dan Galvin

Focus Farm - Fragmentation/High SR & Zero Grazing


Farm Type Fragmentation/High SR & Zero Grazing
Farmer

Dan Galvin
Gurrenreigh,
Lissarda,
Co. Cork

Land Owned 24 Hectares
Land Leased 38 Hectares
Milking Platform 13.5 Hectares
M.P. Stocking Rate 5.4 cows/ha
 20142015
Cow Numbers 55 73
Replacement Units (LU) 32 28
Cattle (LU) 10 6
Milk Solids/Cow   532 kgs
Milk Solids/Ha   2088 kgs
Herd EBI   €119
6 Week Calving Rate 2015 86%
Soil Fertility    
  Lime 60% <pH 6.2
  P 60% Index 1 or 2
  K 33% Index 1 or 2

Dan uses Zero Grazed Grass from 1st February to Mid November. On average cows are eating between 4-6 kgs DM Zero Grazed Grass/Day.