Farm Mapping Dimensions

Farm Mapping Project of the Week

Location: Clare Adjusted Area: 28.76 hectares Details: This is an existing client who had his Farm mapped by Grasstec in 1998 Paddock layout work was also carried out in 1998, paddocks were designed according to the herd size present…
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Low Milk Price - Cutting your Cloth!

For the second January in succession much of the discussion at farm in Ireland and the UK revolves around milk price volatility and projections going forward. The short-term outlook is relatively poor and unfortunately for many, the projected…
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

What’s the Wisdom of Contract Rearing Replacement Livestock?

It is only natural that the removal of the Milk Quota within the EU has lent itself to increased volumes of production in 2015. In all likelihood, this pattern will continue in the coming years and as production increases there will be…
The Dry Period

The Dry Period

As we approach a quieter time on most farms across the country, we look at the key points about the dry period. Firstly if you haven’t dried any cows, it’s now the time to start -  cows need a minimum of  8 weeks dry before calving. …
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Body Condition Score Management

  Our first November in a non-quota environment is new territory for many. Historically thoughts would have been firmly fixed on getting the herd dried off in preparation for spring and also to avoid superlevy. Not so this year. With…
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.13 – 10th September (week 37). Cows are milking well.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 10th September (week 37) KPIs Growth 46kg DM/ha (75)             AFC 730kg DM/ha (667) Cover/cow 283kg DM (259) Demand/ha 44kg DM/ha (33.5)   MS/cow 1.83kg (1.82) Fat 4.7%…