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Gareth Porter - Winter Milk Farm Walk

Event Time 11.30am
Venue Farm of Gareth Porter, Demesne, Castlefinn, Lifford, Co Donegal. Eircode F93 X432.
Teagasc Winter Milk Farm Walk, in conjunction with Aurivo Co-op on the farm of Gareth Porter, Demesne, Castlefinn, Lifford, Co Donegal. Eircode F93 X432.

Topics to be discussed during the farm walk will include:

  1. Calving pattern and fertility effects on herd performance
  2. Breeding the correct cow for winter milk production
  3. Correct diet formulation for optimum herd performance
  4. Labour efficiency on winter milk farms
  5. Tools to reduce carbon footprint
  6. Improving milk quality