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Weekly Updates - Teagasc/Glanbia Joint Programme 2011 - 2013

Week Ending 20th of August 2013

Weekly Updates Archive

Farmer Ltr/Cow Fat % Prot % kgMS/Cow Meal kg Average Cover Cover/Cow Pregrazing Yield Demand Growth
Adrian & Pierce Casey 17.0 3.94 3.5 1.3 0 897 342 1950 47 69
Purcell McGlew 20.1 4.43 3.55 1.65 0.5 696 257 1700 48 59
David French 18.7 4.45 3.72 1.57 0 639 307 1600 35 50
Denis Kenny 18.8 3.8 3.43 1.4 0 871 294 2400 53 122
Dermot Lanigan 18.6 4.13 3.41 1.44 1 662 253 1500 45 52
Eamonn Duggan 18.0 4.08 3.58 1.4 0 752 243 1500 53 64
Francis Allen* 18.1 3.86 3.38 1.35 2 813 241 1500 58 41
John Roche* 20.3 3.7 3.26 1.46 1.9 782 326 1400 41 45
Paul Kinch 21.3 3.68 3.35 1.54 1 741 267 1700 48 44
Peter Farrell* 19.2 3.78 3.33 1.41 1 716 231 1650 53 67
Tom Dineen 17.1 4.13 3.63 1.37 2 954 299 2500 51 78
Average 18.8 4.0 3.5 1.4 0.9 755 278 1764 48 63
Maximum 21.3 4.5 3.7 1.7 2.0 954 342 2500 58 122
Minimum 17.0 3.7 3.3 1.3 0.0 639 231 1400 35 41

*Winter milk


NOTES:


  • Target of 250 to 300 kg Dm/Cow today. Most farms on target.Alot of grass taken out the first two weeks of August. Grass was building to quick. Target cover of 400 to 450 kg Dm/cow by mid September. Target is to keep pregrazing yield below 2000 kg dm/ha.
  • Caseys scanned cows last week 11% empty after 12 weeks

Weekly Updates Archive