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OAD Milking Farm Walk : Faciliator Brian Hilliard, Teagasc, Shandon,

Event Time 14:00hrs
Venue Gerard Canny, Killervan, Kilmaine, Co. Mayo F31 KF97
Agenda:  Gerards Story on OAD Milking (now in his 3rd year0  AI Bull Selection and Breeding  Current Issues on Members Farms  Grass Covers and Fertiliser Usage  Vaccinatons  Moorepark OAD Trial  Brief report on meeting I had with N.Lopez, NZ in February  he is involved with research on the OAD herd in Massey University – (report attached) SCC/Mastitis: - the use of Back Flushing - Gillian installed the system last year. New Member: Noel O Connor from Cork started milking OAD last year and is interested in joining the group.  he hopes to make meeting tomorrow. North West OAD Farmers: We will have a number of farmers from the North West Region, milking OAD, at the meeting tomorrow and also Cian Devanney, Teagasc, facilitator to North West Group.