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David Gleeson

Research Officer - Milk Quality Research

Research Interests

  • Factors influencing milk quality
  • Residues in milk: in particular, Trichloromethane, Quaternary ammonium compounds, chlorates and Iodine
  • Machine  milking, cooling of milk, cleaning of equipment
  • Farm Labour efficiency
  • Milking frequency

Current Projects

  • Examining the interrelationships between milk cooling efficiency and milk quality (Project leader)
  • Methodologies to determine the germicidal effect of products and efficacy of teat disinfection procedures (Project leader)
  • Detection of Cephalosporins and Quaternary ammonium compounds in food (Task leader)
  • Factors affecting teat congestion and milking efficiency
  • Chlorates in Dairy Processes

Education

Ph.D. in Animal Science, University College Dublin
Master of Agriculture Science, University College Cork.
Diploma in Dairy Husbandry, Gurteen Agricultural College.
Certificate in Agriculture, Mountbellew Agricultural College

Career

Milk quality research project leader: 2007 to present
Farm labour efficiency projects including calf rearing and milking frequency studies: 2000 to 2009 
Project leader - ‘farm facilities on small medium type dairy farms’ completed 2000.
Milking equipment efficiency projects at Ballyderown farm, 1983 to 2000 
Ph.D Completed 2008: ‘Evaluation of the effects of milking management on the pathological teat tissue changes and associated new infection risk of the bovine mammary gland’
M.Sc  completed 1998: ‘Effect of teatcup liner design, rubber formulation and aging on liner performance
Worked on Animal health projects on Brucellosis, TB and parturition.: 1981 to 1983
Dairy herd manager at Moorepark and Ballyragget farms: 1979/1981.

Scientific Publications (peer viewed)

O'Connell, A, Kelly, A.L., Tobin, J.T., Ruegg, P.L. and Gleeson, D. (2017). The effect of storage conditions on the composition and functional properties of blended bulk tank milk. Journal of Dairy Science 100:1-13.

Gleeson, D., Edwards. P. and O'Brien, B. (2016). Effect of omitting teat preparation on bacterial levels in bulk tank milk. Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research DOI:10.1515/ijafr-2016-0017  ISSN 0791-6833  35389

Doyle, C.L., Gleeson, D., O'Toole, C.J. and Cotter, P.D. (2016). Impacts of seasonal housing and teat preparation on raw milk microbiota: a high-throughput sequence study. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 83 (2):  ISSN 0099-2240  35449  

O'Connell, A., Ruegg, P.L., Jordan, K.N., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2016). The effect of storage temperature and duration on the microbial quality of bulk tank milk. Journal of Dairy Science 99: 3367-3374. 

O'Connell, A., Ruegg, P.L., Jordan, K.N., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2015). The effect of storage temperature and duration on the microbial quality of bulk tank milk. Journal of Dairy Research 99: 3367-3374.

O'Connell, A., McParland, S., Ruegg, P.L., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2015). Seasonal trends in milk quality in Ireland between 2007 and 2011. Journal of Dairy Science 98 (6): 3778-90.

Gleeson, D. (2013). Evaluation of hydrated lime as a cubicle bedding material on the microbial count on teat skin and new intramammary infection. Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research 52: 159-171.  

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Jordan, K.N. (2013). The effect of using non-chlorine products for cleaning and sanitising milking equipment on bacterial numbers and residues in milk. International Journal of Dairy Technology 10.1111/1471-0307,12037  ISSN 1471-0307  28927

O'Connell, A., Ruegg, P.L. and Gleeson, D. (2013). Farm management factors associated with Bacillus cereus count in bulk tank milk. Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research 52: 229-241. 

O'Driscoll, K., O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Boyle, L. (2011). Does omission of a regular milking event affect cow comfort?. Livestock Science 138:132-143 ISSN 1871-1413

O'Driscoll, K., Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Boyle, L. (2010). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on hoof health, locomotion score and lying behaviour of dairy cows. Livestock Science 127 : 248-256 ISSN 1871-1413.

O'Driscoll, K., O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Boyle, L. (2010). Milking frequency and nutritional level affect behaviour of dairy cows: A case study. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 122 : 77-83 ISSN 0168-1591/02/$.

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., Flynn, J., O'Callaghan, E.J. and Galli, F. (2009). Effect of pre-milking teat preparation procedure on the microbial count on teats prior to cluster application. Irish Veterinary Journal 62 (7) 461-467 ISSN 0368-0762.


Other Scientific Publications

 O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2011). The role of labour studies in Ireland in leading change in the Dairy industry. In: Agricultural Occupational Health and Safety, Castleknock, Dublin, 22-Aug-2011, http://www.teagasc.ie/publications/ 


Gleeson, D. , O'Brien, B., Flynn, J. and Jordan, K.N. (2011). Effectiveness of new milking machine cleaning products in maintaining total bacterial counts on equipment surfaces. (Abstract) European Federation of Animal Science p. 316

O'Driscoll, K., Llamas-Moya, S., Olmos-Antillon, G., Earley, B., Gleeson, D. , O'Brien, B., Mee, J.F. and Boyle, L. (2011). Effect of milking frequency and plane of nutrition on dairy cow immune function. (Abstract) Book of Abstracts of the 62nd Annual Meeting of EAAP Theatre Presentation, p290

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., Jordan, K.N. and Ryan, S. (2010). Control of trichloromethane (TCM) residues in milk. In: Proceedings of International Dairy Federation Congress, Auckland, NZ, 08-Nov-2010, p2.

O'Brien, B., Jordan, K.N. and Gleeson, D. (2010). Effect of dietary iodine and teat disinfection iodine on milk iodine levels. In: Proceedings of International Dairy Federation Congress, Auckland, NZ, 08-Nov-2010, 1.

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (2003). Effects of bore of milk tubes and claw volume on vacuum variations during simulated milking. Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research Dec 2003 ISSN

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (2004). A note on the effects of teat-end vacuum on milking characteristics. Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research 43 : 265-269 ISSN 0791-6833

O'Donovan, K., O'Brien, B., Ruane, D., Kinsella, J. and Gleeson, D. (2008). Labour input on Irish farms and the effect of scale and seasonality. Journal of Farm Management 13 (No. 5): 327-342

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1999). Effect of pulsation settings on teat tissue reaction and milking characteristics. In: International conference on mastitis and machine milking, Silversprings Hotel, Cork, 18-Jun 1999, 42-44

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., Boyle, L. and Mee, J.F. (2007). Reduced milking frequency creates opportunity for automatic milking systems. In: International Symposium on Advances in Milking, Radisson, Cork, 11-Apr-2007, 106-114

O'Brien, B., Shalloo, L., Gleeson, D. and O'Donova, K. (2006). Labour and economic aspects of dairy farming. In: EAAP - 57th Annual Meeting, Antalya, turkey, 17-Sep-2006, p.256

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (1999). Evaluation of milking systems. In: International Conference on mastitis and machine milking, Silversprings Hotel, Cork, 18-Jun-1999, 32-37 3004

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2001). The effect of two milking systems on bovine teat condition. Other IE ICAR Technical Series, p.1.

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K. and Gleeson, D. (2005). Influence of work routine elements of milking on milking parlour performance. In : knowledge transfer in cattle husbandry - New management practices, attitudes and adaptation. Wageningen Academic Publishers NL pp.231-236.

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K. and Gleeson, D. (2005). Labour efficiency and multi-functionality on Irish dairy farms. In : Knowledge transfer in cattle husbandry - New Management practices, attitudes and adaptation. Wageningen Academic Publishers NL pp. 205-213.

Gleeson, D. (2008). Evaluation of the effects of milking management on the pathological teat tissue changes and associated new infection risk of the bovine mannary gland. PhD UCD

Boyle, L., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2005). Effect of milking frequency and nutrition on cow welfare. In: EAAP, Uppsala, Sweden, 03-Jun-2005, www.eaap.org/uppsala/papers/added/N

Boyle, L., O'Driscoll, K.M.K., Olmos, G., Gazzola, P.A., Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2007). Effect of switching milking frequency in mid-lactation on dairy cow behaviour, milk leakage and udder firmness. In: 41st International Congress of the ISAE, Merida, Mexico, 30-Jul-2007, 72

Gleeson, D. (2003). Teat tissue research. In: IMQCS certified training programme in milking machines, Moorepark, 11-Dec-2003

Gleeson, D. (2004). Teat tissue research. In: IMQCS certified training programme in milking machines, Moorepark, 11-Dec-2003

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1999). Effect of system vacuum level on bovine teat-tissue reaction and milking characteristics. In: National Mastitis Council, Inc., 38th Annual Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, 14th-17th February, 1999, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A, 14-Feb-1999, 209-210

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1998). The effect of machine milking on teat-tissue reaction using ultrasonic analysis. January 25-28, 1998. In: 37th Annual Meeting, National Mastitis Council, INC, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S, 25-Jan-1998, pp.254-255

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2005). Effect of two milking systems on the milk performance of dairy cows over a complete lactation. In: Proceedings of "Physiological and Technical Aspects of Machine Milking, Nitra, Slovak Republic, 26-Apr-2005, p. 105-107

Gleeson, D., Meaney, W.J. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2005). Effect of post-milking teat disinfectant on the relationship between teat hyperkeratosis, somatic cell count and the incidence of mastitis. In: Proceedings of Physiological and Technical Aspects of Machine Milking, Nitra, Slovac Republic, 26-Apr-2005, p. 225-227

Gleeson, D., Meaney, W.J., O'Callaghan, E.J. and O'Brien, B. (2006). Effect of post-milking teat disinfection on new infection rate of dairy cows over a full lactation. In: Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Antalya, Turkey, 17-Sep-2006, p.182

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Mee, J.F. (2005). Altering the time of parturition by altering feeding time pre-partum in Holstein-Friesian cows. In: Proceedings of the 1st Swiss Buiatrics Congress, Bern, Switzerland, 19-Oct-2005, p.88

Murphy, P.M., Freyne, T., Gleeson, D., O'Callaghan, E.J. and O'Brien, B. (2005). Impact of pre-milking teatpreparation practices on milk quality. In: Proceedings of "Physiological and Technical Aspects of Machine Milking" Conference, Nitra, Slovak Republic, 26-Apr-2005, p.279-280

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Mee, J.F. (2005). Milk production, somatic cell count and reproductive performance of Holstein-Friesian cows on different milking frequencies and feeding levels. In: Proceedings of the 1st Swiss Buiatrics Congress, Bern, Switzerland, 19-Oct-2005, p.74-75 11310

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., McNamara, J., O'donovan, K. and Ruane, D. (2005). An examination of the relationship between profitability, labour efficiency and scale on dairy farms in Ireland. In: Proceedings of 21st Annual Conference of AIAEE, San Antonio, Texas, 25-May-2005, p.623-633

O'Brien, B., Guinee, T.P., Gleeson, D., Meaney, W.J. and Kelly, A. (2006). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on milk production characteristics and processing quality of milk. In: IDF Congress, Shanghai, China, 20-Oct-2006, CD

O'Brien, B., Kinsella, J., Ruane, D. and Gleeson, D. (2003). A profile of the working year on Irish dairy farms. In: Proceedings of Milking Technology and Farm Buildings Seminar, Hamar, Norway,

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K, Gleeson, D. and Ruane, D (2004). Examination of labour efficiency on Irish dairy farms and feasibility of alternative time allotment to retain viability. In: Proceedings of 20th Annual conference of AIAEE, Dublin, Ireland, 23-May-2004, Vol XX, CD-R Ed. J.J. Connors,

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K. and Gleeson, D. (2002). A profile of the working year on Irish dairy farms. In : Proceedings of Milking Technology and Farm Buildings Seminar, Norway, 01-Jan-2002,

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K. and Gleeson, D. (2002). Factors affecting labour requirements associated with milking on Irish dairy farms. In: Proceedings of Milking Technology and Farm Buildings Seminar, Norway, 11-Feb-2002, p.28-1.

O'Brien, B., O'donovan, K., Gleeson, D. and Ruane, D. (2004). Feasibility of diversificiation on Irish dairy farms from a farm labour perspective. In: Proceedings of "Regional Studies" Conference, Angers, France, 25-Oct-2004, www.regional-studies-assoc.ac.uk/ev.

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Kinsella, J., Ruane, D. and Gleeson, D. (2005). Labour input associated with grassland management on Irish dairy farms. In: Proceedings of XX international Grassland Congress Satellite Meeting "Utilization of grazed grass in, Cork, 03-Jul-2005, p. 247

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (1999). Measurement of vacuum stability in milking units during simulated milking. In: National Mastitis Council, 38th Annual Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, 14th-17th February, 1999, Arlington, Virginia, U.S, 14-Feb-1999, 206-208

O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L., O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Hanlon, A. (2006). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on grazing and lying behaviour of dairy cows. In: proceedings of the 40th International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, University of Bristol, 08-

O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L., O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Hanlon, A. (2007). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on grazing and lying behaviour of dairy cows. In: 40th International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, University of Bristol, 08-Aug-2006, 117

Boyle, L., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2005). Effect of milking frequency and nutrition on cow welfare. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production pg. 348.

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2007). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on milking rate and teat-end hyperkeratosis. (Abstract) Symposium on Advances in Milking p.97-100

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2000). Survey of dairy facilities on small to medium type farms. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research p.482 ISSN 0791-6833

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1998). Effect of machine milking, teat stimulation and milk yield on bovine teat-tissue reaction using ultrasonic analysis. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research 37 (1) 135-136 ISSN 0791-6833

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1997). Effect of teatcup liner formulation and aging on liner performance. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research 36:1, 125.

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1998). Effect of liner design and plant vacuum level on bovine teat-tissue reaction. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research 37 (1) 135

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2000). Effect of two milking principles on the milking characteristics of dairy cows. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research p.482

Gleeson, D., Dillon, P.G. and Rath, M. (1999). The effect of breed type on bovine teat-end hyperkeratosis development during lactation. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research Vol. 38, No. 2, 1999, p. 272.

Gleeson, D., Kilroy, D., O'Callaghan, E.J., Fitzpatrick, E. and Rath, M. (2003). Damaging effects of machine milking on cows' teats. (Abstract) Veterinary Record Vol. 151 (6), p. 177.

Gleeson, D., Kilroy, D., O'Callaghan, E.J., Fitzpatrick, E. and Rath, M. (2004). Damaging effects of machine milking on cows teats. (Abstract) Veterinary Record Vol 151 (6) p 177.

Gleeson, D., Mee, J.F. and O'Brien, B. (2006). Effect of altering feeding time on time of calving in dairy/cow herds. (Abstract) World Buiatrics Congress France, 15-19 October, 2006 : PS3-0

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Berry, D. (2007). Effect of milking frequency on udder health of dairy heifers. (Abstract) Heifer Mastitis Conference p.128-129 ISSN 978 908 0915954.

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Boyle, L. (2005). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on milking characteristics and teat condition of dairy cows. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production p. 354

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Mee, J.F. (2007). Effect of restricting silage intake by Holstein-Friesian cows on time of calving dystocia and stillbirth. (Abstract) Veterinary Record December 22/29 p. 857.

Gleeson, D., O'Callaghan, E.J. and Rath, M. (2003). Effects of milking on cows' teats. (Abstract) Veterinary Record February 15, Vol. 152 (7), p. 198 ISSN 0042-4900 8134 A8

Gleeson, D., O'Callaghan, E.J. and Rath, M. (1999). Effect of vacuum level on bovine teat-tissue and milking characteristics. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research Vol. 38, No. 2, 1999 p.p. 271

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Mee, J.F. (2008). To compare whole lactation twice-a-day milking with part lactation once-a-day milking at different stages of lactation. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production p. 158

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Mee, J.F. (2006). Effect of altering milking frequency and feeding level on milk production, somatic cell count and reproductive performance of dairy cows. (Abstract) World Buiatrics Congress OS23-1

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Mee, J.F. (2005). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on milk production characteristics and reproductive performance of dairy cows. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production p. 348

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., McNamara, J., O'Donovan, K. and Ruane, D. (2005). An examination of the relationship between profitability labour efficiency and scale on dairy farms in Ireland. (Abstract) Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education 12 (2) : 77-78

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., Mee, J.F. and Boyle, L. (2007). Effect of milking frequency of heifers on milk production in the subsequent lactation. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K. and Gleeson, D. (2004). Labour efficiency and multi-functionality on Irish dairy farms. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production p. 189

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K. and Gleeson, D. (2004). Labour efficiency and multi-functionality on Irish dairy farms. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production p.188

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Gleeson, D. and Ruane, D. (2004). Examination of labour efficiency on Irish dairy farms and feasibility of alternative time allotment to retain viability. (Abstract) Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education 11 (2) : 90-91

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Gleeson, D. and Ruane, D. (2004). Labour efficiency and feasibility of pleuriactivity on Irish dairy farms. (Abstract) Europe at the margins:EU regional policy, peripherality

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Kinsella, J., Ruane, D. and Gleeson, D. (2003). A profile of the working year on Irish dairy farms. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production p. 284

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Kinsella, J., Ruane, D. and Gleeson, D. (2003). Factors affecting labour efficiency of milking. (Abstract) European Association for Animal Production page 284

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (1999). Measurement of vacuum stability in milking units during simulated milking. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research Vol. 38, No. 2, 1999, p. 272 ISSN 0791-6833

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (1999). Optimising the design of a milking unit. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research Vol. 38, No. 2, 1999, p. 280 ISSN 0791-6833

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (1997). Effect of clawpiece volume on milking characteristics. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research 36:1, 124-125 ISSN 0791-6833

O'Callaghan, E.J., Gleeson, D. and Meaney, W.J. (1999). The effect of overmilking and undermilking on teat tissue condition and new mastitis infections. (Abstract) Irish Veterinary Journal 52 (6) : 319, June, 1999 ISSN 0368-0762

O'Callaghan, E.J., Gleeson, D. and Neijenhuis, F. (1997). Effect of undermilking and overmilking on teat tissue condition. (Abstract) Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research 36:1, 114

 

Technical Publications

Gleeson, D. (2011). Detergent products and washing systems. In: Milk Quality Forum (Symposia), Moorepark, 22-Mar-2011, p. 16-22

Gleeson, D. (2011). Detergent products and washing systems. In: Milk Quality Forum, Sleeve Russell, Cavan, 24-Mar-2011, p. 16-22

Gleeson, D. , Flynn, J. and O'Brien, B. (2011). The effect of hydrated lime (as a bedding material) on the microbial count on cows teats. In: Agricultural Research Forum, The Tullamore Court Hotel, 14-Mar-2011, p.18

Gleeson, D. , O'Brien, B. and Flynn, J. (2011). Effect of individual cluster flushing between milkings on the bacterial count on liners. In: Agricultural Research Forum, The Tullamore Court Hotel, 14- Mar-2011, p.20

Gleeson, D. , O'Brien, B., Flynn, J. and Jordan, K.N. (2011). Bacterial contamination on milk contact surfaces of different component materials following different cleaning procedures. In: 40th Annual UCC Food Research Conference, UCC, Cork, 31-Mar-2011, p. 17

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Jordan, K.N. (2011). Effect of dietary iodine and teat disinfection iodine on milk iodine levels. In: Agricultural Research Forum, The Tullamore Court Hotel, 14-Mar-2011, p.17

Ryan, S., Gleeson, D. , Jordan, K.N., Furey, A. and O'Brien, B. (2011). Reducing trichloromethane levels in milk. In: 40th Annual UCC Food Research Conference, UCC, Cork, 31-Mar-2011, p. 51

Ryan, S., O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Jordan, K.N. (2011). Trichloromethane levels in milk from thirty eight dairy herds. In: Agricultural Research Forum, The Tullamore Court Hotel, 14-Mar-2011, p.19

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2011). Guidelines for effective cleaning of milking equipment - Irish Dairying Planning for 2015, Moorepark'11 Open Day (29/6/11). Teagasc IE p. 105-107 ISBN

Ryan, S., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2011). Reducing trichloromethane (TCM) levels in milk - Irish Dairying Planning for 2015, Moorepark'11 Open Day (29/6/11). Teagasc IE p. 108 - 109 ISBN

Gleeson, D. (2011). The effect of using hydrated lime as a bedding material in conjunction with an iodine teat disinfectant on teat condition, on the microbial count on teats prior to milking and new infection levels. Clogrennane Lime Ltd p.1-

Gleeson, D. (2011). Caustic and chlorine contents in detergent-sterilizer products on the Irish market. Teagasc IE Website ISBN

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2011). Chemical analysis of cleaning products and guidelines for the effective use of those products for cleaning milking equipment. IMQCS. Teagasc IE Article on the Web site ISBN

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2010). Cleaning products for milking equipment. Tresearch 5 (3) p. 28-29 ISSN 1649-8917.

Gleeson, D. (2010) Updated detergent lists and chemical analysis for products used on the Irish market for cleaning milking machines, Teagasc Tnet 10/11.

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2010). Investigation of milking equipment cleaning procedures in three geographical areas where milk chemical residues were identified in bulk milk. In: Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science and Agricultural Research Forum, Belfast, 13- Apr-2010, p.296.

Gleeson, D. , O'Brien, B. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2010). Effect of premilking teat preparation procedures on the microbial count on teats. In: Proceedings of the 5rh IDF Mastitis Conference, New Zealand, 21-Mar-2010, p. 667.

Gleeson, D. , O'Callaghan, E.J. and O'Brien, B. (2010). Effect of individual cluster flushing between milkings on the bacterial count on liners. In: Mastitis Research into Practice : Proceedings of the 5th IDF Mastitis Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 21-Mar-2010, p.719.

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Humphreys, J. (2010). Effect of omitting one milking weekly on milk production and quality characteristics. In: Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science and Agricultural Research Forum, Belfast, 12-Apr-2010, p. 15.

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2010). Chemical analysis of detergent - steriliser products and guidelines for their effective use for cleaning milking equipment- Moorepark Dairy Levy Research Update-Series No. 14 on 6th May. Teagasc IE p. 41-46.

Gleeson, D. , O'Brien, B. and Crowley, D. (2010). Breeding and Management Technologies to Increase Farm Profit - Cleaning and disinfection of milking equipment to minimize bacterial counts and detergent residues - Moorepark Dairy Levy Research Update. Teagasc IE p. 34-37.

Gleeson, D. (2010). The effect of using hydrated lime as a bedding material on the microbial count on teats prior to calving and the infection levels post-calving. Clognannane Lime Ltd 1 p1-10.

O’Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2009). Effect of milking 13 times weekly on milk production and quality characteristics. In Milchkonferenz, 2009 on 17/18th September, Vienna p. 31

Gleeson, D. (2009). Observations on visits to high TCM farms. In: Lakeland Milk Quality Advisors, Ballaghadereen, Co. Roscommon, 08-Jul-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. (2009). Observations of visits to high TCM farms. In: Connaught Gold Milk Quality Advisors, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, 09-Sep-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. (2009). Machine and bulk tank washing procedures. In: IMQCS Milking technician group meeting, Moorepark, 03-Jun-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. (2009). Machine and bulk tank washing procedures. In: Glanbia Milk Quality Advisors, Moorepark, 11-Jun-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. (2009). Machine and bulk tank washing procedures. In: IMQCS Conference, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, 26-May-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. (2009). Hygienic quality of milk. In: IMQCS/ICOS Skillnet Networking Seminar, Abbeyleix, 03-Mar2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. (2009). The use of chemicals for the cleaning of milking equipment. In: Bulk tank refrigerant seminar, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, 02-Dec-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. (2009). Updated information on cleaning and detergent use. In: Moorepark quality Workshop, Moorepark, 01-Dec-2009

Gleeson, D. (2009). Updated information on cleaning and detergent use. In: Moorepark Quality Workshop, SlieveRussell Hotel, Cavan, 03-Dec-2009

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Cleaning procedures to achieve low bulk milk bacteria counts. In: Milk Quality Advisors Conference, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, 24-Feb-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Fallon, R.J. (2009). Effect of milk feed source, frequency and location of feeding on calf performance. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-2009, p.22

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., Flynn, J. and Galli, F. (2009). Effect of pre-milking teat preparation procedures on the microbial counts on teats. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-2009 p. 92

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2009). Comparison of whole lactation twice-a-day milking with part lactation once-a-day milking at different stages of lactation. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-2009, p.14

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2009). Chemical residues in milk. In: Milk Quality Advisors Conference (ICOS), Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, 24-Feb-2009, p. 1

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Practical steps to improve milk hygiene - Moorepark Dairy Levy Update: Components of Dairy Herd Expansion: Heifer Rearing and Herd Health. Teagasc IE p. 35-40

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Cleaning and sanitising milking machines - Irish Dairying New Thinking for Challenging Times (Moorepark Open Day 2009). Teagasc IE pp. 67-70

Kennedy, E. and Gleeson, D. (2009). Developments in calf rearing-Irish Dairying New Thinking for Challenging times (Moorepark Open Day 2009). Teagasc IE pp 101-102

Kennedy, E., Buckley, F and Gleeson, D. (2009). Developing new systems of heifer rearing - Moorepark Dairy Levy Update:Components of Dairy Herd Expansion: Heifer Rearing and Herd Health. Teagasc IE p. 7-13

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Jordan, K.N. (2009). Trichloromethane and iodine residues in milk-Irish Dairying New Thinking for Challenging times (Moorepark Open Day 2009). Teagasc IE pp. 64-66

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Shalloo, L. (2009). Evaluation of on-farm labour saving strategies for optimisation of herd size that could be managed by one operator. Teagasc IE p1-32 EOPR

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Mee, J.F. (2008). Novel management practices that reduce the labour inputs for calving and calf care. Tresearch Vol 3 (1) p. 19-21 ISSN 1649-8917

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Mee, J.F. (2005). Milking frequency and nutritional levels. International Dairy Topics Journal 4 : 9-10

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and O'Donovan, K (2004). Labour expenditure on the milking process. International Dairy Topics Journal 3 (3) : 9-10

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and O'Donovan, K. (2004). The effect of altering teat preparation procedures on milking parlour performance. Mastitis Newsletter (IDF) Bulletin 388, p. 108 ISSN

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, B., Gleeson, D., Ruane, D. J. and Kinsella, J. (2003). Dairy farm structural features for improved labour efficiency. Irish Farm Buildings Association Journal 16:44-48.

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, B.K., Gleeson, D., Ruane, D.J. and Kinsella, J. (2004). Dairy farm structural features for improved labour efficiency. Irish Farm Buildings Association Journal 17 : 9-13.

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Gleeson, D., Kinsella, J. and Ruane, D. (2002). Profiling the working year on Irish dairy farms - identification of some work areas towards improvement in efficiency. Irish Grassland Association 35: pp.128-140

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Ruane, D.J., Gleeson, D. and Kinsella, J. (2002). Labour on dairy farms-some new Irish research. Irish Farm Buildings Association Journal 40th Anniversary Edition. pp.33

O'Callaghan, E.J., Gleeson, D. and Neijenhuis, F. (1998). Effect of undermilking and overmilking on teat tissue condition. Mastitis Newsletter (IDF) No. 22, Bulleton of the IDF 330 ISSN 1011-9027

Boyle, L., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2007). Effects of milking frequency on locomotion scores and lameness in dairy cows and heifers. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-2007.

Boyle, L., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2005). Effect of milking frequency and nutrition on cow welfare. In: Irish Grassland and Animal Production annual meeting, Tullamore, 14-Mar-2005, pg.

Gleeson, D. (2009). Hygienic quality of milk. In: IMQCS/ICOS Skillnet Networking Seminar, Abbeyleix, 03-Mar-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Cleaning procedures to achieve low bulk milk bacteria counts. In: Milk Quality Advisors Conference, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, 24-Feb-2009, p.1

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2000). Effect of two milking principles on the milking characteristics of dairy cows. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Irish Grassland and Animal Prod. Assoc. 26th Annual Research Mgt, University College Dublin, 14-Mar-2000, pp 193 - 194

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1997). Effect of teatcup liner formulation and aging on liner performance. In: Agricultural Research Forum, UCD, 03-Apr-1997, 279-280 155 B2

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2001). Effects of high and low levels of vacuum fluctuations on milk yield, teat-tissue condition, milk composition and new infection. In: Agricultural Research Forum of the Irish Grassland and Animal Production Association, 27th Annual Me, Tullamore, Co.

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1998). Effect of machine milking, teat stimulation and milk yield on bovine teat-tissue reaction using ultrasonic analysis. In: Agricultural Research Forum, UCD, 19-Mar-1998, 263-264

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1998). Effect of liner design and plant vacuum level on bovine teat-tissue reaction. In: Agricultural Research Forum, UCD, 19-Mar-1998, 261-262

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2000). Effect of high and low levels of vacuum fluctuations on teat tissue condition, milk yield and cell count. In: IMQCS Conference, Portlaoise, 14-Jan-2000, 1

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2000). Survey of Dairy Facilities on Small to Medium type Farms. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Irish Grassland and Animal Prod. Assoc. 26th Annual Research Mgt, University College Dublin, 14-Mar-2000, pp 195 - 196

Gleeson, D., Dillon, P.G. and Rath, M. (1999). The effect of dairy cow type on bovine teat-end hyperkeratosis development during lactation. In: Agric. Res. Forum of the Irish Grassld. and Anim. Prod. Assoc. 25th Ann. Mtg., 25-26 Mar., ''''99, UCD, 25-Mar-1999, 45-46

Gleeson, D., Kilroy, D.E., FitzPatrick, E. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2000). Effect of machine milking on bovine teat sinus injury. In: Symposium on Immunology of ruminant mammary gland, Stresa, Italy, 11-Jun-2000, pp. 160-162

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Berry, D. (2006). Effect of milking procedure on the total bacterial count of bulk milk in seventy-seven dairy farms. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 15-

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Fallon, R.J. (2008). The effect of feeding frequency (whole milk) on calf performance health, labour and cost of production. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-2008, p137

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Fallon, R.J. (2007). The effect of feeding frequency (whole milk) on calf performance, health, labour and costs of production. In: Agricultural Research Forum 2007, Tullamore, 12 Mar-2007, p. 137

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Fallon, R.J. (2009). Effect of milk feed source, frequency and location of feeding on calf performance. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-2009, p.22

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (2004). Effect of varying the number of milking units per operator on milking characteristics. In: Proceedings of Irish Grassland and Animal Production Association, Tullamore, 01-Mar-2004, pp 75 9464 B2

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., Flynn, J. and Galli, F. (2009). Effect of pre-milking teat preparation procedures on the microbial counts on teats. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., O'Donavan, K. and Fallon, R.J. (2003). Labour input associated with different calf feeding systems and their impact on calf performance. In: Proceedings of Irish Grassland and Animal Production Association, Tullamore, 03-Mar-2003, page 90

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K. and Mee, J.F. (2003). Effect of feeding regime and the time of calving in dairy cows. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 04

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Ruane, D. and Kinsella, J. (2002). Factors affecting labour requirements associated with calf care on dairy farms. In: Proceedings of Agricultural Research Forum Tullamore, Co. Offaly, 11-Mar-2002, p.74

Gleeson, D., O'Callaghan, E.J. and Rath, M. (1999). Effect of milking plant vacuum-setting on bovine teat-tissue reaction and milking characteristics. In: Agric. Res. Forum of the Irish Grassland and Animal Production Association 25th Annual Meeting, UCD, 25-Mar-1999, 43-44

Mee, J.F., Moyes, T., Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2002). Fertility management practices on Irish dairy farms of different sizes. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, 14-Mar-2002, p.29

Murphy, P., Gleeson, D., O'Callaghan, E.J. and O'Brien, B. (2008). Milking hygiene practices and milk quality. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-2008, p. 130

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2009). Comparison of whole lactation twice-a-day milking with part lactation once-a-day milking at different stages of lactation. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 12-Mar-2009, p.14

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Berry, D. (2006). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on lactation curve characteristics of spring-calving dairy cows. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 15-Mar-2006, p.14

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Mee, J.F. (2005). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on milk production characteristics and reproductive performance of dairy cows. In: EAAP, Sweden, 03-Jun-2005, www.eaap.org/uppsala/papers/added/N

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Mee, J.F. (2005). Effect of milking frequency and feeding level on milk production, somatic cell count and reproductive performance of dairy cows over the first 20 weeks of lactation. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 14-Mar-2005, p.28

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., Berry, D. and Meaney, W.J. (2006). Effect of milking frequency and nutritional level on udder health of spring-calving dairy cows. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 15 Mar-2006, p.96

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., McNamara, J. and O'Donovan, K. (2004). Relationship between labour efficiency, production system and profitability on dairy farms in Ireland. In: Proceedings of Irish Grassland and Animal Production Association, Tullamore, 01-Mar-2004, pp 81

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, B.K., Gleeson, D., Ruane, D.J. and Kinsella, J. (2004). Dairy farm structural features for improved labour efficiency. In: Proceedings of Irish Farm Buildings Association, Kildalton, 24-Apr-2004, pp.33-36

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Gleeson, D., Kinsella, J. and Ruane, D. (2002). Factors affecting labour efficiency of milking. In: In : Proceedings of Irish Grassland & Animal Production Association, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, 11-Mar-2002, p.73

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K., Gleeson, D., Ruane, D. and Kinsella, J. (2001). Labour demand in dairy production systems. In: Proceedings of Glanbia Winter Milk Conference, Spring Hill Hotel, Kilkenny, 26-Sep-2001

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (2000). Comparison of vacuum stability conditions in mid-level and low-level milking units. In: Agricultural Research Forum - Irish Grassland and Animal Prod. Assoc. 26th Annual Research Mgt, University College Dublin, 14-Mar-2000, pp265 - 266

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (2001). Effect of design of artificial teat on vacuum measurements during simulated milking. In: Agricultural Research Forum of the Irish Grassland and Animal Production Association, 27th Annual Me, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, 03-Sep-2001, pp. 45-46

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (2004). Effects of teat-end vacuum on milking characteristics. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore Court Hotel, 01-Mar-2004, p 1

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (1999). Optimizing the design of a milking unit. In: Agric. Res. Forum of the Irish Grassld. and Anim. Prod. Assoc. 25th Ann. Mtg., 25-26 Mar., '99, UCD, 25-Mar-

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (1999). Measurement of vacuum stability in milking units during simulated milking. In: Agric. Res. Forum of the Irish Grassld. and Anim. Prod. Assoc. 25th Ann. Mtg., 25-26 Mar., ''''99, UCD, 25-Mar-1999, 47-48

O'Callaghan, E.J., Gleeson, D. and Meaney, W.J. (1998). The effects of overmilking and undermilking on teat-tissue condition and new mastitis infections. In: Moorepark Conference for Veterinary Surgeons, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, 09-Dec-1998, pp.20-22

O'Callaghan, E.J., Gleeson, D. and Neijenhuis, F. (1997). Effect of undermilking and overmilking on teat tissue condition. In: Agricultural Research Forum, UCD, 03-Apr-1997, 189-190

O'Callaghan, E.J., O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and O'Donovan, K. (2001). Milking facilities and labour. In: Proceedings of National Dairy Conference, Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney, 22-Nov-2001, pp. 69-77

O'Donovan, K., O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., Kinsella, J. and Ruane, D. (2002). Labour efficiency on dairy farms. In: In : Proceedings of Irish Grassland & Animal Production Association, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, 11-Mar-2002, p. 60

O'Donovan, K., O'Brien, B., Kinsella, J., Ruane, D. and Gleeson, D. (2000). Labour on dairy farms – the springtime challenge. In: Proceedings of the National Dairy Conference, Cork, 16-Nov-2000

O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L., Hanlon, A., O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2006). Validation of a system for automatic recording of standing and lying behaviour of dairy cows at pasture. In: Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 15-Mar-2006, p. 94.

Gleeson, D. (2000). Farm facilities on small/medium type dairy farms. Teagasc IE End of Project Report 4567, pp.1-16.

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Cleaning and sanitising milking machines - Irish Dairying New Thinking for Challenging Times (Moorepark Open Day 2009). Teagasc IE pp. 67-70.

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Practical steps to improve milk hygiene - Moorepark Dairy Levy Update : Components of Dairy Herd Expansion: Heifer Rearing and Herd Health. Teagasc IE p. 35-40.

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., O'Loughlin, J., Shalloo, L. and Murphy, J.J. (2009). Dairy greenhouse gas emissions-Irish Dairying New Thinking for Challenging times (Moorepark Open Day 2009). Teagasc IE pp. 118-120.

Kennedy, E. and Gleeson, D. (2009). Developments in calf rearing-Irish Dairying New Thinking for Challenging times (Moorepark Open Day 2009). Teagasc IE pp 101-102.

Kennedy, Emer, Buckley, F and Gleeson, D. (2009). Developing new systems of heifer rearing - Moorepark Dairy Levy Update:Components of Dairy Herd Expansion: Heifer Rearing and Herd Health. Teagasc IE p. 7-13.

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2006). Increasing Farm Labour Efficiency. Teagasc IE p.28-32.

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2007). Milk Quality - from a Hygiene Perspective. Teagasc IE p.47-51 ISSN 1 84170 486 5.

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2006). Increasing on farm labour efficiency. Teagasc IE 28-32 ISSN Series No. 4.

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2006). Milking routine modification to reduce labour input. Teagasc IE 20-25 ISSN Series No. 1.

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2006). Milking routine modifications to reduce labout input - Moorepark Dairy Levy Research Update. Teagasc IE p.20-25 ISSN Series No. 4

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2005). Milking routine modifications to reduce labout input. Moorepark Open Day (Curtins Farm). Teagasc IE pp. 11-12

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2007). Labour Efficiency - Milking Frequency and Calf Rearing. Teagasc IE p.42-46

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and Jordan, K.N. (2009). Trichloromethane and iodine residues in milk-Irish Dairying New Thinking for Challenging times (Moorepark Open Day 2009). Teagasc IE pp. 64-66

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., O'Donovan, K., Kinsella, J. and Ruane, D. (2002). An examination of labour utilisation on Irish dairy farms. Teagasc IE pp. 1-32, Project Report 4678

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (2001). A portable measurement system for dynamic evaluation of milking. End of project report 4739.

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (2000). Evaluation of milking systems in terms of new mastitis risk, teat tissue reactions and milking performance. Teagasc IE End of Project Report No. 4505

O'Callaghan, E.J., Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (1998). The effects of milking system vacuum level on milk quality and teat skin condition. Teagasc IE Project Report 4175, 16pp

Boyle, L., Olmos, G., Llamas Moya, S., Palmer, M.A., Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., Horan, B., Berry, D., Arkins, S., Alonso Gomez, M. and Mee, J.F. (2008). Cow welfare in grass based milk production systems. Teagasc - EOPR 5403 p. 1-38

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., O'Donovan, K., Ruane, D., Kinsella, J., Mee, J.F., Boyle, L. and McNamara, J. (2007). Labour efficiency on-farm. Teagasc 5193-EOPR 1-37

Gleeson, D. (1998). Updated recommended lists of milking machine components for advisory staff. Teagasc, Advisory Staff 1-2

Gleeson, D. (1998). Update on milking research. Irish Milk Co-op. Society National Seminar, Portlao 09 Dec., ''98, 2 pages & 20 slides

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2005). Report on Milking Machine Conference held in Slovak republic. Conference in Slovak Repu 26 April 2005

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D. and O'Donovan, K. (2002). An examination of labour systems on New Zealand dairy farms. Report on Moorepark labour study tour of New Zealand. November, 2002.

 

Practical/Popular Publications

 Gleeson, D. (2011). Guidelines for the effective use of cold circulation cleaning products. Connacht Gold Cooperative Society Ltd p.1 

O'Brien, B., Jordan, K.N. and Gleeson, D. (2011). Reducing trichloromethane (TCM) levels in milk. Moorepark News Winter 2011

Gleeson, D. (2010). Are you cleaning your milking machine correctly?. Irish Farmers Journal p. 18-19.

Gleeson, D. and O’Brien, B. (2010). Cleaning questions answered. Irish Farmers Journal 19/08.

Kennedy, E. and Gleeson, D. (2010). Developments in calf rearing. Irish Farmers Monthly p. 32-34.

Gleeson, D. (2009). Cleaning your milking machine- are you using your detergent product correctly. Irish Farmers Journal 7/7/09

Gleeson, D. and Fallon, R.J. (2009). Calf Rearing - reducing the work. Todays Farm p. 21-22

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Don't let poor quality cost you. Todays Farm July/August p. 22-23.

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2009). Residues in milk 1. Newsletter on trichloromethane residue in milk. Irish Dairy Board Publication. (Sept)

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2009). Residues in milk 2. Newsletter on trichloromethane residue in milk. Irish Dairy Board Publication. (Sept)

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. ( (2009). Ireland produces premium quality butter. Newsletter on trichloromethane residue in milk. Irish Dairy Board Publication. (Sept)

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Guide for troubleshooting a TCM problem on-farm. Irish Dairy Board Publication. (Nov)

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Correct washing and cleaning procedures for milking machines. Irish Dairy Board Publication (Nov)

Gleeson, D. (1999). Designing for expansion in the future. Irish Farmers Journal Dec 4th, 1999 pp.4-5.

Gleeson, D. and Fallon, R.J. (2009). Calf Rearing - reducing the work. Todays Farm p. 21-22

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2009). Don't let poor quality cost you. Todays Farm July/August p. 22-23.

Gleeson, D. and O'Brien, B. (2003). Expanding herd size: what you need to know. Irish Farmers Journal pages 4-5.

Gleeson, D. and O'Callaghan, E.J. (1999). Survey of farm facilities on small to medium size dairy farms. In - A new Agenda for Dairying - Moorepark 99 Open Day Book and Mini Conference. Open days/handouts/Teagasc literature 44-48.

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B. and Mee, J.F. (2002). Feeding regime. Does it affect time of calving in dairy cows? Teagasc Today 7:2.

Gleeson, D., O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K. and Mee, J.F. (2003). Calf feeding systems and their impact on calf performance. Irish Farmers Journal Suppl. 3, W/E 25 Jan. P.9.

O'Brien, B. and Gleeson, D. (2004). Once daily milking - change of lifestyle. Irish Independent 10th August.

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., Mee, J.F. and Boyle, L. (2005). Once-a-day milking. Irish Farmers Monthly p. 53-54,57.

O'Brien, B., Gleeson, D., Mee, J.F. and Boyle, L. (2004). Once a day milking in practice. Irish Farmers Journal w/e 3 July, p.20.

O'Brien, B., O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (2004). Expansion - improving cow throughput. Irish Farmers Journal FTMTA publication on machinery.

O'Brien, B., O'Donovan, K, Gleeson, D. and Mcnamara, J. (2004). Relationship between labour efficiency, production system and profitability on dairy farms in Ireland. Irish Farmers Journal Suppl. 3, Week-end 13th May 2004

O'Callaghan, E.J. and Gleeson, D. (1999). Evaluation of milking systems. In - A new Agenda for Dairying - Moorepark 99 Open Day Book and Mini-Conference. Open days/handouts/Teagasc

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