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
In this issue we have a report on the latest developments in LacPatrick as we now enter exclusive talks with Lakeland, also a report on the successful awards evening at Breffni / Oriel. There is also useful hints and tips on feeding out forage, and advice articles from CellCheck. Download the Lacpatrick Newsletter here.
With temperatures set to exceed 30°C this week, the LacPatrick Farm Advisory team offers advice on how to handle stock at this time. 1. Observe stock It is an obvious thing to say but it is critical to keep a close on all cattle during this weather. Animals heavy breathing or breathing with an open mouth with strong saliva discharge … Read More
In this issue, we report on the Balmoral Show and the Ballymoney Show. LacPatrick scored three big wins at two award ceremonies during the month. LacPatrick took home the prestigious award in the Export Category at the 2018 Made in Northern Ireland awards. Two Lacpatrick suppliers were recognized at an awards ceremony which took place at this year’s Balmoral Show. Co.Antrim … Read More
LacPatrick is rolling out the low-interest rate loan scheme MilkFlex to our suppliers. MilkFlex was launched by Glanbia in 2016 and is now available to all co-ops in the Republic of Ireland. An information meeting for LacPatrick suppliers will take place on Tuesday 5 June at 11am in the Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan. This is the perfect opportunity to learn … Read More
The board of LacPatrick Dairies has today (22 May) set a price for April milk. The co-op will pay suppliers in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) a price of 32c/l (including VAT) for milk supplied in April. This price is made up of a base price of 30.25c/l (held from last month) with a top-up of 1.75c/l paid on all … Read More
In this issue we have an update on recent developments on new options for the co-op and a Q&A section to help keep you all updated. AFBI have an interesting article and are holding a Dairy Innovation 2018 Open Day which will be at Hillsborough, on the 6th June this year with the theme Profiting from AFBI Research. THere is … Read More
LacPatrick Dairies was one of the big winners at the 2018 Made in Northern Ireland awards. LacPatrick took home the prestigious award in the export category for the performance of the co-op’s Artigarvan, Co Tyrone site. LacPatrick held off competition from companies in the pharmaceutical, beverage and information technology sectors. High-quality powders are produced at Artigarvan which are then exported … Read More