LacPatrick sets milk price for September

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

The Board of LacPatrick Dairies has met today (19 October) to set a price for September milk. Farmers in Northern Ireland will receive a base price of 27.5p/litre for milk supplied in September. This price is held from the August price. Farmers in the Republic of Ireland will receive a base price of 32c/l (including VAT) for milk supplied in … Read More

LacPatrick congratulates McKennas on prestigious victory

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

Following the success of the McKenna family at the 2018 NDC / Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards, LacPatrick Dairies has paid tribute to the success. The McKennas, Darren and Denise, took home the herd health category at the national finals this week and also won the overall winner. It is the first time the prestigious award has gone to a farm … Read More

Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies agree Merger Terms

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

Boards of both Co-operatives unanimously recommend Merger to their Shareholders with SGMs to be held on Tuesday 23rd October, 2018. Merger will underpin a sustainable and competitive milk price for thousands of dairy farming families north and south. Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have reached agreement to merge following the unanimous approval of the Boards of both co-operative societies who … Read More

LacPatrick supplier shortlisted for major award

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

It is with great honour that we announce that Darran McKenna has made the final shortlist for the 2018 National Dairy Council (NDC) and Kerrygold Milk Quality Awards. Making the final shortlist of nine puts Darran in the top bracket of quality milk producers in the country. The awards recognise standards of excellence in dairy farming, with dairy co-operatives throughout … Read More

LacPatrick sets August milk price

Patrick DonohoeProducer news

The board of LacPatrick Dairies met today (17 September) to set a milk price for August. In the Republic of Ireland, suppliers will receive a price of 32c/l (including VAT) for manufacturing milk supplied in August. The price is held from July. In Northern Ireland, suppliers will receive a price of 27.5p/l for milk supplied in August. Again, this price … Read More

Welcome to the Lacpatrick Newsletter September 2018

support@redbackcreations.comGeneral News, Producer news

We have an update on the developments within LacPatrick which include exclusive amalgamation talks with Lakeland Dairies. As the show season ends we bring you information on a few of our suppliers who have brought home awards. Also, information from Cellcheck and the latest news from Red Tractor. Download the Lacpatrick Newsletter here.

Champion cow comes home to Monaghan

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

One of the most prestigious awards in the Irish dairy industry has come to Co Monaghan. A group of farmers, including LacPatrick suppliers, took home the 2018 Diageo Bailey’s Champion Cow at the Virginia Show in August for their cow Drumlin Atwood Megan. The five-year old cow held off competition from 24 others to take home the prestigious award and … Read More

Statement from LacPatrick Dairies

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

Following discussions between LacPatrick Dairies and the Chief Executive Officer Gabriel D’Arcy, it has been agreed that Mr D’Arcy will depart LacPatrick. LacPatrick Dairies chairman Andrew McConkey said: “I would like to wish Gabriel, his wife and family all the very best for their future.” Gabriel D’Arcy said: “It has been an honour to serve LacPatrick and its shareholders. I … Read More

LacPatrick sets July milk price

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

The board of LacPatrick Dairies has met today (20 August) to set a price for July milk. Suppliers in the Republic of Ireland will receive a base price of 32c/litre for milk supplied in July. This is an increase of 1c/l on last month. Suppliers in Northern Ireland will receive a base price of 27.5p/l for milk supplied in July. … Read More

LacPatrick sets milk price for June

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

The board of LacPatrick Dairies met today (18 July) and set a milk price for June supplies. Suppliers in Northern Ireland will receive a base price of 26.5p/litre for milk supplied in June. This is an increase of 0.5p/l on May supplies. Suppliers in the Republic of Ireland will receive a base price of 31c/l (VAT inclusive) for milk supplied … Read More