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Kevin Murphy - Gorey, North Wexford

Teagasc Glanbia Future Farm Focus

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  • Kevin is farming 137Ha outside Gorey, Co. Wexford, of which 55Ha are owned.
  • In 2019 they milked 262 cows and reared 80 replacement units. The plan is to milk 290 cows with 70 replacement units.
  • The calving interval is 370 days and a six week calving rate of 86%. 


Review of 2020

Overview of Kevin's farm

In this video, Kevin explains that he see's the Programme as being an opportunity to become a better farmer, expecting to be better at grass, budgeting, planning and anything that can improve the technical performance of the farm.



Farm Updates 


2021

Week CommencingLitres/CowFat %Protein %SCCMS/Cow KgMeal KgAverage Farm CoverCover/LUPre Grazing YieldDemand/ HaGrowth rate/Ha
August 27th 21.39 4.38 3.82 82 1.81 4.0 852 225 1600 56 87
August 11th 21.83 4.54 3.78 101 1.87 4+S 528 141 1400 45 45
July 14th 22.52 4.50 3.75 71 1.92 2.0 750 252 1550 59 77
July 1st 23.09 4.34 3.78 95 1.93 5.0 621 151 1600 41 55
June 16th 23.74 4.50 3.77 75 2.02 3.0 555 117 1600 71 78
June 1st 25.00 4.26 3.72 133 2.04 3.0 770 181 1600 66 84
May 18th 26.75 4.14 3.70 86 2.20 3.0 806 186 1600 67 84
May 5th 27.82 3.91 3.79 93 2.21 3.0 691 174 1600 56 53
April 19th 27.73 3.76 3.70 67 2.13 4.0 740 185 1400 56 35

 

Updates from Previous Years

View 2020 and 2019 updates