Recent Press Releases

Dairylink: Measure Grass to Manage

21st January 2016

Conail Keown reports on the variation in grass growth between and within some of the Dairylink farms and outlines methods to bridge the gap.

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Dairylink farms focused on year ahead

16th January 2016

Conail Keown advises now is the time to plan ahead and prepare budgets to improve technical efficiency and performance

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Dairylink: Feeding for condition score rather than milk yield in Co Down

5th December 2015

Conail Keown on how managing freshly calved cows differently to stale cows has huge benefits for costs and condition score.

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Dairylink: Autumn calving is in full swing across Northern Ireland

28th November 2015

Dairylink adviser Conail Keown develops calf-rearing targets for autumn-calving herds

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Dairylink: Calf rearing properly reduces costs and improves labour efficiency

21st November 2015

The McGrade family from Dromore, Co Tyrone, have perfected winter calf rearing, writes Conail Keown.

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Dairylink: Grass management and breeding on agenda at Johnstown

14th November 2015

Autumn grazing management and performance at Teagasc Johnstown Castle research farm.

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Dairylink: Selective dry cow therapy in Cavan

7th November 2015

Conail Keown reports from Cavan, where David Brady is taking advantage of his low SCC and is only using dry cow therapy on some of his cows.

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Meath and Tara P2P at Dowth Hall a Major Success

5th November 2015

Point to Point racing took place at the "Old Racecourse" Dowth Hall on Sunday 25th October, reviving the heritage of a track last raced on in 1932 and first established in the 1700's.

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30th October 2015

Devenish Group Executive Chairman Owen Brennan is preparing to complete the Bale Mountain Challenge in aid of Farm Africa. Owen, and a group of 13 others from the feed and food industry will be trekking through the remote Bale Mountains at altitude, covering a challenging 117km and scaling four peaks over 4,000m in just six days.

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Mag12 wins the Most Innovative Product Award at the National Dairy Show

23rd October 2015

Mag12 is based on a breakthrough in magnesium delivery systems. A natural source of minerals, Mag12 shows unique solubility properties with 99% of the magnesium available in the rumen, compared to other magnesium oxide sources which typically show only 7-23% solubility. Mag12 has been shown to boost performance with milk butterfat and protein levels when compared to calcined magnesium.

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