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Shay Ryan - New Ross, Co. Wexford

Teagasc Glanbia Future Farm Focus

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  • Shay is farming 70Ha outside New Ross, Co. Wexford.
  • The plan is to increase cow numbers to 160 and to rear 40 replacement units.
  • The calving interval is 382 days and the six week calving rate is 81%.
Insight into the Ryan farm

Shay gives us an insight into the farm, explains he is in the GLAS sheme and gives an overview of what steps he is taking to improve the sustainability of the farm. He also explains what they are doing on the farm to make it more labour efficient



Farm Updates


2021 

Week CommencingLitres/CowFat %Protein %SCCMS/Cow KgMeal KgAverage Farm CoverCover/LUPre Grazing YieldDemand/ HaGrowth rate/Ha
August 27th 23.9 3.90 3.60 117 1.84 1.2 987 268 2250 59 73
August 11th 22.1 3.96 3.60 77 1.70 3.0 724 207 1800 56 60
July 14th 23.9 3.90 3.60 117 1.84 1.2 665 181 1700 59 79
July 1st 25.1 4.10 3.58 127 1.98 3.0 539 135 1350 41 51
June 16th 24.1 4.03 3.57 104 1.88 2.0 527 115 1600 73 74
June 1st 25.1 4.11 3.61 137 1.98 2.0 691 151 1600 73 78
May 18th 27.2 4.03 3.57 121 2.12 2.0 555 121 1700 73 80
May 5th 29.0 3.90 3.65 85 2.25 2.5 844 222 1600 34 48
April 19th 27.6 4.01 3.65 137 2.18 2.5 651 153 1600 66 39

 

Updates from Previous Years

View 2020 and 2019 updates