National YMA Calf Show Finals 2019 - Results
YMA National Calf Show Finals 2019
IHFA Open Day - Competition Results and Sale Summary
Launch of the Diageo Baileys Champion Cow Award
IHFA Recommended Bulls
IHFA Student Bursary

IHFA National Open Day 2019 at Radney Herd

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. […]

Launch of the Diageo Baileys Champion Cow

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 – In Profile

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 […]

Corrigan Herd – In Profile

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 […]

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 […]

UCD Lyons Research Farm – Latest Update

 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.

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 […]

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 

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Wed 24

YMA Calf Show Finals

July 23 @ 10:00 am - July 24 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 26

Breffni Oriel Club Stock Judging

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun 28

Rathdowney Show

July 28