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Michael Dineen

Research Officer - Dairy Cow Nutrition

Research Interests

Animal nutrition
Animal physiology
Mathematical modelling
Feed chemistry

Current Projects

Evaluation and modification of the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein system for Irish dairy cows in pasture-based systems.
The effect of tetraploid and diploid swards sown with and without clover on milk production

Education

Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Animal Science) University College Dublin

Maynard award for 'outstanding graduate performance', Department of Animal Science, Cornell University, 2017.

 

Dineen, M., Delaby, L., Gilliland, T. and McCarthy, B. (2016). Meta-analysis of the impact of white clover inclusion on milk production of grazing dairy cows. In: 26th EGF symposium “The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy”, Trondheim, Norway, 04-Sept 2016, 21: 394-396.
Dineen, M., Gilliland, T., Coughlan, F. and McCarthy, B. (2015). The effect of tetraploid and diploid swards sown with and without clover on milk production. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore Court Hotel, 10-Mar 2015, p. 128
Dineen, M., Guy, C., Coughlan, F. and McCarthy, B. (2015). Clonakilty update: clover incorporation into tetraploid and diploid swards. Irish Dairying - Sustainable Expansion Moorepark15 Open Day 01-Jul 2015. Teagasc IE pages 40-41 ISSN 978-1- 84170-6