There is much discussion lately about the growing challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), and how the use of antibiotics in both humans and animals can contribute to it. The use of antibiotics at the end of lactation is one area that is receiving increasing attention. There is much discussion about whether farmers should use a…

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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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Cash flow is vital for the continued development and success of farm businesses. With this in mind, LacPatrick has developed a pilot scheme which will be rolled out to a large number of suppliers in its milk pool in the coming weeks. With the increased volatility of the dairy industry, more flexible payment models are…

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In this issue, we focus on the announcement of the new Lacpatrick board and the successful supplier open day at the LP Dairy Technology Centre in Artigarvan. We have some helpful advice articles on animal health advice articles on animal health and news of Lacpatrick’s LEAP scheme to aid suppliers with cashflow. Click to download…

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In this issue, we have an update on the formal handover of the LP Dairy Technology Centre in Artigarvan from GEA. We have some important events to add to your calendar. We have some helpful advice articles from Cellcheck on AMR and the rise of summer SCC. Lastly, we take a closer look at some…

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