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Once a Day Milking Conference

Event Time 1pm
Venue Horse and Jockey Hotel, County Tipperary
The event is aimed at dairy farmers and advisors interested in learning more about the Once a Day Milking option.

All are welcome and this event is free to attend

Conference programme:

  • Welcome and introduction – Brian Hilliard, Teagasc Advisor, Dungarvan

Experienced farmers milking once a day milking

  • Ten seasons milking Once a Day – Gillian O’Sullivan, Dairy Farmer, Waterford
  • Milking a large dairy herd Once a Day – Declan White, Dairy Farmer, Cork

Transitioning to once a day milking

  • Using Once a Day milking on a second dairy unit – Ed Payne, Dairy Farmer, Roscommon
  • Update on milk production and financials after one year of Once a Day milking – George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist

Focus on Nutrition

  • Nutrition guidelines for feeding the Once a Day herd – Dr. Joe Patton, Teagasc Dairy Specialist

Conference close:  4.30pm

This initiative is led by Brian Hilliard, Teagasc Dungarvan who has a special interest in Once a Day milking and runs a once a day milking discussion group consisting of farmer members from the south of the country.