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Having run a short series of talks at the Arrabawn Store Tyone Mills, Nenagh, the Arrabawn Store Athenry and the Arrabawn Store Newport earlier in the summer it has been decided to extend the series of talks for the foreseeable future. The talks have been designed...

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....

[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] With the typical 80 cow dairy herd requiring approximately 1000 tonnes silage for a 5 month winter, silage making should be taken seriously. It’s expensive to produce and losses need to be kept to a minimum - it...

[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...