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Jack and Larry Kearney - Rathcormack, Co. Cork

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  • Jack and his parents Larry and Annette are farming 78Ha in Rathcormac, Co. Cork, of which 44Ha are owned.
  • In 2019 they milked 140 cows and had 40 replacement units. The plan is to milk 150 cows and rear 35 heifers. 
  • The calving interval is 376 days with a 91% six week calving rate.
Jack Kearney Teagasc Glanbia Future Farm Cork - Review of 2020

Jack Kearney, Glanbia Future Farm Cork gives us a review of the 2020 season.


Overview of Kearney Farm

Jack Kearney gives an overview of the farm, he is farming in partnership with his parents Larry and Annette. He also outlines the sustainability issues they will be undertaking


Farm Updates


2021

Week endingLitres/ CowFat %Protein %SCCkg MS/CowMeal kgAverage Farm CoverCover/LUPre Grazing YieldDemand/Ha

Growth Rate/Ha

% Grazed 

Fertilizer 

Slurry % 

 % Calved

August 26th 19.70 4.46 3.57 164 1.63 2.0 861 230 1600 52 75        
August 11th 19.29 4.29 3.40 89 1.53 1+S 641 171 1400 45 61        
July 14th 22.40 4.04 3.47 85 1.73 3.0 535 135 1400 59 73        
July 1st 21.90 4.02 3.41 75 1.66 3.0 561 141 1540 59 58        
June 16th 24.68 4.05 3.47 56 1.91 2.0 505 119 1500 67 63        
June 1st 27.10 3.64 3.41 52 1.96 3.0 561 137 1400 57 58        
May 18th 29.45 3.91 3.46 131 2.23 3.0 595 133 1400 66 74        
May 5th 29.14 4.12 3.55 168 2.30 2.5 586 143 1300 65 51        
 February 26th             960         12 Yes 55 65

Updates from Previous Years

View 2020 and 2019 updates