Medicine residues are a major food safety issue in milk as they can be potentially hazardous to human health. They can also interfere with the manufacturing process of dairy products by inhibiting yoghurt and cheese started cultures. Appropriate use of antibiotics should be adhered to, to ensure they do not enter the human food chain…

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Wednesday, the 8th of November from 11am to 1pm Farm Location: Seamus Murray, Corduffkelly, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. Eircode: A81 AX85 Event will be signed from Carrickmacross – Kingscourt Road (approx. 3km from Carrickmacross) Topics include: Calving Management Calf Rearing Cow flow and milking process overall organisation and planning

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In this issue, we celebrate supplier Eamonn McMahon’s recent NDC & Kerrygold Milk Quality Award win and look at his award-winning farming practices in more detail. We have some helpful advice articles on animal health and look at some important dates for your dairy – including LacPatrick’s upcoming Milk Quality Awards with guest speaker, Stephen…

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Majella McCafferty with the Greenan family and their Champion Cow Greenlea Lauthority Pledge which won the Chocie of Champions at Tydavnet It was a very successful Tydavnet show for Padraic Greenan and his family from Ardaghey in Co.Monaghan who won the Choice of Champions title at Tydavnet Show with their cow Greenlea Lauthority Pledge. This…

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