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Grass 10 Newsletter 4th August

Get the latest grass news and updates from the Grass 10 team including information on current and predicted grass growth, targets and tips for managing grass as we move into August and white clover update from Teagasc Moorepark.

05 August 2020
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Newsletter
1,392KB
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Teagasc Dairy Breeding Advice for 2019

As the 2019 breeding season starts, it is important that dairy farmers have a clear breeding policy as it will have a significant influence on their farm profitability.

03 May 2019
Type
Newsletter
568KB
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Dairy Newsletter, December 2018

In this issue: • Correct soil fertility deficits during December • Treating dairy cows for liver fluke • Do not ignore small silage budget deficits • Minimising silage losses • Reducing the risk of mastitis infections

05 December 2018
Type
Newsletter
3,773KB
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Dairy Newsletter November 2018

In this issue: • October grass is spring grass • Top tips for drying off • Don’t shorten the dry period • A best estimate is better than no estimate • Could contract rearing work for you?

06 November 2018
Type
Newsletter
431KB
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Dairy Newsletter September 2018

In this issue: • Using the COW index • Don’t run cash on empty • Finalising 2017 accounts • Don’t let those bugs sneak in • Time to build grass covers • Correct milking routine

31 August 2018
Type
Newsletter
312KB
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Dairy Newsletter July 2018

In this issue: • Managing through a dry spell • Matching your water system to herd size • Timely tips: cash management • 13 times a week milking • Everywhere a cow goes, her teats go too

02 July 2018
Type
Newsletter
343KB
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Dairy Newsletter June 2018

In this issue: • Silage checks • Getting 10 grazings per paddock • Breeding 2018 • 2,000 milkings = liner change • Baling surplus grass • Health and safety

08 June 2018
Type
Newsletter
309KB
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Dairy Newsletter - April 2018

In this issue: • Breeding replacement heifers • Finishing the first grazing rotation • April fertiliser • Health and Safety • CellCheck farm summary report • Dates for your diary • More cows grazing longer

04 April 2018
Type
Newsletter
1,669KB
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Dairy Newsletter February 2018

In this issue: • Spring grazing targets • First N for 2018 • Early turnout of maiden heifers • Reducing early lactation mastitis • Making antibiotic residues a thing of the past • Looking after yourself at this busy time

02 February 2018
Type
Newsletter
1,711KB
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Dairy Newsletter January 2018

In this issue: • Early spring N • Cow metabolic health • CalfCare events • Manage workload

11 January 2018
Type
Newsletter
405KB
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Dairy Newsletter December 2017

In this issue: • Preparation • Organisation during calving • Facilities • Getting cows fit for calving • Night feeding • Feed calves once a day • Outdoor rearing • Once a day milking • Milking interval • Look after yourself

05 December 2017
Type
Newsletter
167KB
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Dairy Newsletter November 2017

In this issue: • Managing weanling replacement this winter • Grass matters • Make things easier this spring • Selective dry cow therapy • Dates for your diary • Late lactation milk

09 November 2017
Type
Newsletter
2,964KB
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Dairy Newsletter October 2017

In this issue: • Concentrates for winter milk diets • Blanket or selective dry cow treatment • Keep heifers growing • October is the most important grazing month • Breaking the habit of late evening milking

09 October 2017
Type
Newsletter
281KB
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Dairy Newsletter September 2017

In this issue: • Make the most of grass • Supplementation in late lactation • Last two weeks to spread N and P • To sell or finish cull cows? • What to do with high SCC cows? • What diet is best in late lactation?

04 September 2017
Type
Newsletter
586KB
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Dairy Newsletter August 2017

In this issue: • Building grass covers • Autumn-calving dry cows • Financial choices • Dairy heifer calves • Scan your herd • Simplifying your system

08 August 2017
Type
Newsletter
2,941KB
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Dairy Newsletter July 2017

In this issue: • K is not ok • Take action on herd lameness • Dealing with pica • Liner change • Less mastitis = more profit • Improving communications

10 July 2017
Type
Newsletter
297KB
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Dairy Newsletter June 2017

In this issue: • Choosing beef AI bulls • Managing grass • Looking after the cow’s iodine requirements • CellCheck Farmer Workshops • Apply lime where needed • Dates for your diary • Protect your skIn

30 May 2017
Type
Newsletter
385KB
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Dairy Newsletter April 2017

In this issue: • Choosing a start of breeding date • Choosing your bull team • Milk recording for management • Drafting cows for AI • Getting more cows in calf earlier

30 March 2017
Type
Newsletter
364KB
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Dairy Newsletter March 2017

In this issue: • Maintaining cows’ BCS • March grassland management • Late-calving cows • Colostrum storage • CMT

07 March 2017
Type
Newsletter
247KB
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Dairy Newsletter February 2017

In this issue: • Lessons from CalfCare • Avoid bulk tank residues • Looking after yourself • Poaching damage • Spring grass is the best feed

28 February 2017
Type
Newsletter
347KB
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Dairy Newsletter January 2017

In this issue: • Improve your grassland management decisions • What happened and what’s to come • Mastitis control during the housing period • Looking after yourself

10 January 2017
Type
Newsletter
277KB