Let's Talk Dairy - Smarter Milking
Type Event Proceeding
In this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday 8th July, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by guest speakers Pádraig O’Connor, Teagasc Grange; Michelle McGrath, Animal Health Ireland (AHI) and Andrew Hogan, FRS Training to discuss smarter milking.
Andrew Hogan, FRS Training gave an insight into the cow flow process, which can have a significant impact on how quickly cows can be milked. Pádraig O’Connor, Teagasc gave a demonstration on cluster attachment, how to do it efficiently and its positives. Michelle McGrath, Assistant CellCheck Programme Manager with AHI, gave an overivew of mid-season mastitis control and the approaches that can be taken to minimise cell count spread during the season.
Listen to the webinar as a bonus episode of The Dairy Edge Podcast below
View presentations below
- Cow Flow (PDF)
Andrew Hogan, FRS Training
- Milking Routine (PDF)
Pádraig O’Connor, Teagasc
- Mid Season Mastitis Control (PDF)
Michelle McGrath, Assistant CellCheck Programme Manager, Animal Health Ireland (AHI)
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Let's Talk Dairy is a weekly webinar series held every Thursday morning, offering timely, relevant and practical advice to allow you make better management decisions on your dairy farm. Find out more here