Irish Country Magazine

Look inside

Issue:

The Power of Once

How once-a-day milking and a focus on breeding can save time and improve productivity

Read more...

The Power of Once

Mention once-a-day milking (OAD), and thoughts immediately turn back to the last years of the quota era, when cows were routinely milked in the autumn and spring once a day to curb milk supply, in a last-ditch effort to avoid or to minimise a superlevy fine.

Read more...

Graze Area

How to make better use of fragmented holdings is a perennial topic of discussion among dairy farmers

Read more...

16-unit herringbone

The Hyland brothers’ 16-unit standard herringbone comes with a narrow pit and no frills

Read more...

Generation Game

The Connollys have come a long way in developing a sustainable dairy business, but now they are at a crossroads in developing a large-scale, grass-based dairy farm

Read more...

The Path to Success

Meet a young farmer with ambitious plans

Read more...

26unit herringbone

The O’Gormans’ 26-unit parlour has cluster removers and an excellent entry and exit setup

Read more...