Inter-Club Stock Judging 2019 – sponsored by Kerry Agribusiness and Roches Feeds Over 27 years 1. Kerry – Emer Kennelly, Daniel Curtin, Kieran Savage 2. Breffni Oriel – Trevor Williamson, Andrew Gilliand, Karl Colton 3. Carlow Kilkenny – Padraic Murphy, Eamon Coleman, Aileen Murphy Highest Individual: Karl Colton (Breffni Oriel) 18 – 16 years 1. […]
DIAGEO AND GLANBIA IRELAND SEARCH FOR THE FINEST DAIRY COW IN THE LAND Diageo Ireland and its cream supplier Glanbia Ireland are inviting dairy livestock breeders from across the island to take part in the 2019 Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow competition which carries a total prize fund of €10,000. Minister of State for Food, […]
GLENREA HERD 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 output, achieving top benchmarks in terms of performance. The herd […]
120 cow herd recording 574kgs milk solids/cow Tom Michael, Brendan and Breda Reilly and family recently hosted a Breffni Oriel Club Stock Judging evening. It was the first time that the family has hosted such an event and they were delighted with the opportunity to showcase their Holstein Friesian breeding. The Reilly family farm […]
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 […]
The development of a high-output grass-based spring milk production system From a recent presentation by Finbar Mulligan, Associate Professor at UCD. Note: Each slide runs for 10 seconds. If more time is needed to read the slide content, press the pause button. Alternately, download the presentation in PDF format HERE.
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 […]
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