Our Organisation Search
Quick Links
Toggle: Topics

Danny Bermingham - Disadvantaged Land Winner

Name: Danny Bermingham

Enterprise: Dairy Farmer

From: Doonbeg, Co. Clare

Farm Size: 60Ha (43Ha Milking Platform)


Annual Tonnage: Avg 12.2 T Grass DM/Ha

Grazings: 6.6 Grazings/Paddock/Year

Stocking Rate: 2.5 LU/Ha (Milking Platform) - 2.5 LU/Ha (Whole Farm)

KgMS/Ha: 980 KgMS/Ha (Whole Farm)

Danny Bermingham is the 2018 Disadvantaged Land Grassland Farmer of the Year. Danny farms with his wife Yvonne in Co. Clare, and together they run a 100+ cow spring calving herd. Most of their farm is heavy soils with some peat soils but they still manage to have a have a grass based system of milk production. How do they achieve this? The answer is through excellent grazing infrastructure along with a flexible approach to grazing animals.