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Milk Quality Farm Walk with The McCarthys

A farm walk will take place on the McCarthy Family Farm, Kilmurry, Feenagh, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick on Wednesday 15th June at 1.30pm. The McCarthy Family are the 2021 National Winners of the NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards. Get more details about the walk here

This event is organised by Teagasc, with support of Kerry Agribusiness, the National Dairy Council and Ornua.

It celebrates the excellence of Irish Dairy Farming, highlighting annually the NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards.

Topics for discussion

The farm walk will address the following topics:

  • Review of the McCarthy family farm performance
  • Producing high quality milk with low SCC and TBC
  • Establishing and managing high performance clover swards
  • Selective dry cow therapy- making better decisions with milk recording
  • Carbon efficient milk from pasture based dairy systems

Directions: The farm is located Kilmurry, Feenagh, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick. Eircode: V35 RF70

Find out more about Dairying from Teagasc at Dairy | Find out more about McCarthys and other farmers who competed at the 2021 Quality Milk Awards