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National Winter Milk Event

Event Time 11AM
Venue Teagasc Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford
‘Building a sustainable winter milk system’

Farm tour plus interactive sessions with expert speakers; practical demos on display 

Topics will include:

  • Review of Johnstown Herd winter milk project - spring v autumn block v split calving
  • Grazing management: Targets for autumn grass, feeding freshly-calved cows
  • Cow type for winter milk – Breeding cows for lifetime performance
  • Improving feed efficiency - Balancing protein in the diet, feed ingredients for milking diets
  • Managing cow health and fertility- Dry cow feeding, uterine health, fertility protocols
  • Multispecies swards for grazing dairy herds- Legume & herb mixes for grazing dairy herds
  • Improving soil nutrient profiles- Soil pH, P and K and beyond

Free admission

Read about the Johnstown Castle Farm here