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LacPatrick welcomes over 350 new shareholders and promises to bring forward governance changes in coming months. Dairy co-operative LacPatrick will be welcoming over 350 suppliers as new shareholders in the coming weeks, meaning that over 99% of all suppliers into LacPatrick’s three sites will be members of the co-op. This move reflects how the organisation…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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