Radney Herd welcomes all at launch of IHFA Open Day
IHFA Recommended Bulls
Glenrea Herd to host Cork Club Field Evening
IHFA AGM 2019
Emerald Expo 2019 - Results
Bluetongue - Protect Your Herd
Dairy Nutrition - The Facts
All Ireland Awards 2018
IHFA Student Bursary
UCD Lyons Research Farm - Update

Radney Herd to Host IHFA Open Day – Launch

The launch of the IHFA National Open Day was held on the farm of the O’Keefe family, in Freemount, Charleville, Co. Cork. The O’Keeffe family farm the Radney Herd and will host the Open Day on Thursday 27th of June. The launch was well attended with Henry, Marie, two of their children Liam and Julie […]

Glenrea Herd – host Cork Club Field Evening

GLENREA herd hosts Cork Club Stock Judging on June 14th– All Welcome Spring-calving herd including 32 EX (Excellent) cows recording 584 kgs milk solids/cow Longevity is a strong feature captured through conformation performance by IHFA independent scoring service. Martin and Michael Kennedy & family’s Glenrea herd is a tremendous example of Holstein Friesian efficiency and […]

IHFA Recommended Bulls – Updates

From now on, Bull Proofs will be published more frequently at six times per year, up from three times a year previously. From this data, we will publish two lists focusing on 

YMA Team success at the European Holstein Show 2019

YMA members Rachel Corley from the Breffni Oriel club and Claire Kirby from the Cork club were selected to represent Ireland. This is a prestigious honour, to be chosen from their peers of Young Breeders Nationally to go on to compete against the very best from the Continent. Rachel and Claire made the journey to […]

Bluetongue

Get the facts – protect your herd There is currently a threat of a bluetongue incursion into Ireland. No single risk mitigation measure can cover all possibilities. Both national and stakeholder risk mitigation measures need to be in place. How does is spread? The following image explains the spread of bluetongue from vector midge bites. […]

Dairy Nutrition – Zoe Kavanagh, CEO, National Dairy Council

We would like to thank Zoe Kavanagh, CEO of the National Dairy Council for permission to republish these slides from her recent presentation at the IHFA Awards Night. It proved a very positive and informative presentation and was very encouraging for those in attendance. The National Dairy Council have developed an app outlining the benefits […]

IHFA Student Bursary

The inaugural IHFA Student Bursary was presented to Liam Brophy. Liam Brophy is a student of Gurteen College. He is currently in his final year of study there. The IHFA Student Bursary is awarded based on a combination of a student’s class project, IHFA assignment and an interview. Expansion of the dairy herd at Gurteen […]

Ag Colleges Visit UCD Lyons Facility

IHFA arranged a dedicated one day visit of the UCD Lyons dairy research unit specifically for the Agricultural colleges. IHFA invited all the colleges to be involved and over 100 final year Dairying students attended on the day. The visit took place on May 1st and the programme was divided into two sessions to cater […]

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Thu 20

Kerry Club Field Evening

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Galway Club Field Evening

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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IHFA National Open Day

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm