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Following on from a difficult 2018, silage stocks on farms have run low and farmers must ensure they have a significant buffer of stock to see them through the coming wintering period....

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] When good growth follows a period of grass shortage, there is the danger of cows eating too much highly digestible, low fibre grass. Too much highly digestible grass can lead to sub-acute rumen acidosis (SARA) especially if there...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Summer mastitis is a common condition we can see especially in pregnant cows and heifers but can also occur in non-pregnant animals. The first sign to watch is that the animal may be standing apart from the others and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The milking machine is the dairy farmer’s best friend and is the only machine in the farm that is making money. A milking machine is used twice a day every day, for over 300 days in seasonal milk...

We opened our new agri & DIY superstore in Athenry on Saturday 27th April. The store was opened by special guest Micheál Donoghue Galway Senior Hurling manager and was attended by Board and representative committee members....