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Ballyhaise Farm Update

The dairy herd in Ballyhaise is a research herd and the research programme is running in conjunction with Moorepark dairy research centre. Donal Patton give and update on the herd and the grassland management

27 May 2020
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Top 5 tips to reduce parasite issues with dairy calves

Moving calves from a milk based diet indoors to a grass based diet outdoors can create problems. Martina Gormley, Niamh Field & Donal Patton have some tips on how to avoid issues.

25 May 2020
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Calculating the Breakeven Milk Price

A simple tool that can be used by farmers to assess the impact of low milk prices on their farm is to calculate the breakeven point. Patrick Gowing has advice and information on how to do this calculation.

25 May 2020
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Contract Heifer Rearing

Contract heifer rearing is an option worth considering for both dairy and drystock farmers offering benefits to both.

24 May 2020
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Feeding in summer drought conditions

Although there is rain forecast parts of the country may get little or no rain. Teagasc specialist Joe Patton has advice regarding grass and feeding in drought conditions

21 May 2020
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Bull Safety

Bulls are dangerous animals. They must be treated with caution and respect even when they seem to be good tempered. John McNamara and Francis Bligh, Teagasc Health & Safety Specialists explain further.

20 May 2020
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Chlorates - Chlorine-free cleaning of milking equipment

Chlorine will no longer be used in milking equipment cleaning products or protocols by the end of 2020. David Gleeson, Milk Quality Research Officer, Teagasc tells us more.

19 May 2020
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