U.S Students Learning the Ballyrashane Way

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AMERICAN AND CANADIAN EXCHANGEES PAY VISIT TO BALLYRASHANE CREAMERY On 31st July 2013, Ballyrashane welcomed American and Canadian Young Farmers Club members to the creamery who were being hosted by Kilrea YFC member, Emma Laughlin. Previously in 2012 Ballyrashane sponsored Member Emma Laughlin to travel to Canada as part of the Young Farmers Club of Ulster Exchange Programme.   Wilma … Read More

And The WINNER Is…

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Responsible Ballyrashane wins Environmental Improvement Award Over 500 business people gathered to see Northern Ireland’s leading responsible companies be rewarded for their actions in Belfast last night [Thursday 6 June 2013]. Ballyrashane attended this gala event , and with great delight picked up one of eight Northern Ireland Impact Awards presented on the night. Keynote speaker, Chief Executive of Virgin Unite, Jean … Read More

Rumen Fluke: Is your herd affected?

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Traditionally rumen or stomach fluke were not considered to be important disease-causing parasites in this part of the world, although the flukes themselves have always been present.  At post-mortem inspection many adults could be seen attached to the rumen wall, causing no apparent problem to the animal. In recent years, increasing numbers of eggs have been found in dung samples … Read More

Has your Milk Quality taken a hit?

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Thompsons’ Dairy Adviser, Stephen Agnew reviews this summer’s milk composition issues. After a long hard spring it would appear that summer has finally arrived with the end of May and early June bringing with it excellent growth. Nevertheless this has brought with it some challenges for producers with excellent growth making sward management extremely difficult with the added burden of … Read More

BALLYRASHANE is CREAM of the CROP at the G8

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World leaders lap up local milk, cream and butter – AS STOCKS RUN OUT! The world leaders who gathered at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh recently lapped up so much of one local product – Ballyrashane milk – that the dairy had to rush through an overnight order to quench the thirsts of US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister … Read More

Ballyrashane Buzzin’ at Ballymoney Show

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Ballyrashane’s ‘packed out’ tent at Ballymoney Show This year Ballyrashane Creamery took part for the first time at Ballymoney Agricultural Show. On both show days, our marquee was buzzing with people enjoying complimentary tea and coffee and sampling some of Ballyrashane’s products. Thanks must go to Ormo who generously provided pancakes, Irwin’s for kindly donating wheaten bread and to Grace’s Irish … Read More

Ballyrashane participate in Environmental Workshop

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Ballyrashane Building an Environmental Management System WITH WORKSHOP AID FROM MABBETTS AND INVEST NI Along with many other businesses, Ballyrashane took part in an Invest NI workshop which aided companies to develop and implement an Environmental Management System. The workshop consisted of guidance and information that allowed each company to tailor an environmental management system to their specific site. Through … Read More

Learn and Look Forward

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By David Dunlop, Chestnutt Animal Feeds Strip grazing cows allows greater flexibility with stocking density. Heavy covers can be grazed harder and excess paddocks can therefore be mowed for silage “When things are good, you can’t have enough cows, and when they’re bad, you can’t get rid of them quick enough!” This was a statement recently made to me on … Read More

What Future For Milk?

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Keith Laughlin, Riada Veterinary Clinic It is a privilege to have been asked to contribute to this venture by Ballyrashane Creameries. As vets we appreciate the opportunity to regularly highlight important veterinary issues to our dairy clients, and perhaps help to drive the industry forwards. In future editions I would envisage we will briefly advise on specific topical disease and … Read More

Spreading Butter Success to Europe

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Foster announces export growth plans by Ballyrashane Creamery. BALLYRASHANE SETTING ITS SIGHTS ON EUROPE Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has announced that Ballyrashane Co-operative Agricultural and Dairy Society (Ballyrashane Creamery) in Coleraine is investing around £6 million to grow its European business. The company has developed a new speciality butter aimed at key markets such as France and Germany as part … Read More