Recent Press Releases

Dairylink: Time to think about slurry as ban lifts for the Northern half of the country

28th January 2016

Despite the wet and waterlogged fields, Conail Keown advises that it's time to think about slurry for dry paddocks. 

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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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