Positive Supplier meeting at LacPatrick

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LacPatrick held a very positive successful supplier event in Monaghan on 25th April, introducing new senior members of staff and presenting on topical issues. The event held at the Hillgrove Hotel attracted a strong turnout of over 150 suppliers.   Dr. Paul Crosson, Group Technical Support Manager who recently joined LacPatrick presented information on key performance indicators for profitable dairy … Read More

Milk Recording – don’t delay, get started today!

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Many farmers will wait until most, or even all of the herd has calved before doing the first milk recording of the season……don’t wait! The sooner you start to milk record, the sooner you will identify infected cows that may not have any clinical signs. The risks of early lactation mastitis are high and dealing promptly with new infections will … Read More

The Monaghan Story ….

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Celine McAnenly joined LacPatrick in November 2015 as Site Manager Monaghan. She also has responsibility for Group Procurement and Logistics. She is a finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in construction, food and engineering. Here she provides an insight into the activities at the Monaghan site. “Firstly some interesting statistics.  The site operates 18 hours a day, 365 days … Read More

Supplier event in Monaghan – 25th April

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LacPatrick is holding an information meeting for all suppliers on Tuesday 25 April. The meeting will be held in the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan at 8pm.   Paul Crosson, Group Technical Support Manager will present information on key performance indicators for profitable dairy production. This presentation will focus on the targets that have been set for cow fertility, grass production and … Read More

Board and Council Visit the New Dairy Technology Centre in Artigarvan

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LacPatrick Board and Council members touring the new dairy technology centre in Artigarvan. Members of the LacPatrick Board and Council recently visited the new dairy technology centre at Artigarvan.  The group got an insight into the new technology and capabilities of the new investment through detailed presentations from key Artigarvan personnel. They also heard a presentation from CEO Gabriel D’Arcy … Read More

Managing Johne’s Disease

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Managing Johne’s Disease Effective Johne’s disease risk management and disease control occurs when calves and young stock are kept away from faecal contamination in sheds as well as on pasture. The animal health focus in any herd should be about protecting calves from exposure to faecal material from the first minutes of their life. This is a sound practice, not … Read More

Milk Cooling

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Temperature Checks at Farm level As summer approaches, it is timely to remind suppliers of the importance of adequate milk cooling. Milk at collection must not exceed 6°C and ideally, for optimum quality, should be approximately 4°C. The most obvious impact of elevated milk temperatures is on milk quality which, in turn, affects your milk price. For this reason, investment … Read More

LacPatrick nurtures young talent with new Graduate programme

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Dean O’Neill is a graduate of Dundalk Institute of Technology and Ballyhaise Agricultural College with an honours degree in Sustainable Agricultural Science. During his studies, he spent eight weeks on work placement in Town of Monaghan Co-op. Dean then joined the company on a permanent basis in May 2016 where he was Milk Intake Supervisor on the Monaghan site, giving … Read More

LacPatrick suppliers feature on Big Week on the Farm

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Huge congratulations to all the Shalvey family (Patrick, Geraldine, Enda, Colm and Aoife) on the huge success of hosting RTE’s ‘Big Week on the Farm’. The Shalveys supply LacPatrick through their local Maudabawn Co-op. The week-long coverage showcased to the nation all that is good about family farming in the region, with the local farming scenery resplendent and the good … Read More

Balmoral Show 10th – 13th May 2017

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Special Admission Tickets are now available costing £10.00 or 12.00 Euro Entrance costs to show grounds, (without tickets):- Adults – £18.00 12 – 18 age group – £12.00 Senior Citizen – £14.00 Child 5 – 11 years – £3.00 Children under 5 years old are free when accompanied by an adult To order your special admission tickets contact Jennifer Prue … Read More