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Ensign-Bickford Industries acquires Cawood

Ensign-Bickford Industries acquires Cawood

Cawood, one of the UK’s leading independent scientific groups, has announced it has been acquired by the US corporation, Ensign-Bickford...

November 16, 2021

The parent trap: Inaccurate records stalling Irish breeding progress

The parent trap: Inaccurate records stalling Irish breeding progress

Investing in genetics is one of the most important decisions a farmer can make, but much of the good work...

March 20, 2018

Top livestock and forestry producers in the country revealed at RDS Awards

Top livestock and forestry producers in the country revealed at RDS Awards

The top livestock and forestry producers in the country were revealed as part of the 2017 RDS Agriculture Awards. More than...

March 3, 2017

Do ‘recycled’ empty cows have a role?

Do ‘recycled’ empty cows have a role?

Increasing the number of dairy cows is expensive and can be a significant drain on cash in a fledgling dairy...

December 4, 2014

Dairy farmers worldwide now choosing Irish bulls

Dairy farmers worldwide now choosing Irish bulls

Last September ABS Ireland sent its first shipment of AI straws from their grassland programme to New Zealand. Since then...

September 17, 2014

Full clearance with an average of €2,200 at IHFA Open Day

Full clearance with an average of €2,200 at IHFA Open Day

An average price of €2,200 was achieved at the sale of young pedigree heifers as part of the IHFA Open...

July 12, 2014

Cash is king on dairy farms

Cash is king on dairy farms

While March is a very busy time on dairy farms, it is important to continue to monitor your cash flow. This is...

March 13, 2014

Soil and cow fertility key driver for profit

Soil and cow fertility key driver for profit

The Teagasc/GIIL monitor farms in 2013 underlined the importance of fertility both in terms of the cows and the soil. Agriland...

March 5, 2014

‘Dairy farmers could gain €60 per cow using sexed semen’

‘Dairy farmers could gain €60 per cow using sexed semen’

When discussing the benefits of sexed semen there is always those who emphasises the extra cost and lower conception rates....

February 27, 2014

Get the record straight on milk

Get the record straight on milk

“It is easy to identify that you have a cell count problem in your herd, however it is much more...

February 22, 2014

Ever-growing demand for Irish dairy breeding stock in the UK

Ever-growing demand for Irish dairy breeding stock in the UK

Cork-based Grasstec is confirming a significant growth in demand for Irish bred dairy cows and heifers from its fast-evolving farmer-client...

February 18, 2014

‘Ireland must build a resilient dairy farm system’

‘Ireland must build a resilient dairy farm system’

Pat Dillon Head of Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Programme at Teagasc outlined some of the key things farmers...

January 12, 2014

Tremendous turnout for national dairy think-in

Tremendous turnout for national dairy think-in

Approximately 300 delegates are attending today’s Teagasc National Dairy Conference in  Cavan. This follows on from the 500 plus turnout,...

November 13, 2013

Dangers of ‘addiction to feed’ in dairy farming

Dangers of ‘addiction to feed’ in dairy farming

Speaking last week at the Virginia Show Dairy Gathering Conference, Joe Patton from Teagasc gave a presentation on Feeding and...

August 27, 2013