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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…

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…
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Farm Mapping Project of the Week No.2

Location: Kildare Adjusted Area: 36.48 hectares Details: New paddock, roadway and water layout required Farm is proposed to carry 100 cows and replacement stock Paddocks to be designed for 35 hour grazing   Existing…
Lely Grazeway
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The Grazeway Gate - How does it Work?

by Jordan Molloy Grassland Consultant   The Grazeway Gate is a selection gate. It installed at the exit point of the shed – it is the only way possible for a cow to exit the shed. The Grazeway Gate identifies each cow through her responder.…
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of a Robot Grazing Farm No.5 July 12th (Week 29)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 12th July (week 29) KPIs Growth 67.8kg DM/ha (50.3)              AFC 520kg DM/ha (614) Cover/cow 184kg DM (186) Demand/ha 49.5kg DM/ha (49.5)   MS/cow 2.19kg…
Burnt patches can be seen like this mainly in the A paddocks
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of a Robot Grazing Farm No.4 July 5th Week 28

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 5th July (week 28) KPIs Growth 50.3kg DM/ha (70.8)              AFC 614kg DM/ha (592) Cover/cow 186kg DM (180) Demand/ha 49.5 kg DM/ha (49.5)   MS/cow 1.96kg…
Grazing Holsteins - Livestock for sale
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Dairy Expansion - Grass is Key

Dairy Expansion - Grass is Key by Jordan Molloy Grassland Consultant   Now that we’re quota free, farmers are looking to expand their herd size. Recently I was at a discussion group; a farmer had just leased more land and so wondered…
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Weekly Grass Management Diary of a Robot Grazing Farm - No.2 - June 21st (Week 26)

Weekly Grass Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 21st June (week 26) KPIs Growth 35.5kg DM/ha (82.1)              AFC 568kg DM/ha (667) Cover/cow 166kg DM (195) Demand/ha 58.2kg DM/ha   MS/cow 2.02kg (2.09) Fat…