milk production

Strathroy warns suppliers of ‘risk’ in milk rise during peak

Strathroy warns suppliers of ‘risk’ in milk rise during peak

Strathroy Dairies has contacted its suppliers to inform them that there will be a risk to any additional milk produced...

June 30, 2021

Key metrics to managing grass and grazing – CAFRE

Key metrics to managing grass and grazing – CAFRE

The 2021 grazing season is now in full swing across Northern Ireland, but is proving a challenge in managing grass...

May 13, 2021

Are you having issues with low milk fat?

Are you having issues with low milk fat?

Most dairy farmers are into their second grazing rotation, with slow grass growth rates still remaining a concern. However, cows...

May 1, 2021

Dairygold records reduced profits but ‘improved’ performance for 2020

Dairygold records reduced profits but ‘improved’ performance for 2020

Dairygold Co-Operative brought in an operating profit of €26 million during a challenging 2020, the co-op society has revealed. This...

April 7, 2021

Management of SCC in early lactation

Management of SCC in early lactation

A good start is half the work when it comes to management of somatic cell count (SCC) in early lactation....

March 4, 2021

Coveney: Mixed milk issue ‘will take time and goodwill’ to overcome

Coveney: Mixed milk issue ‘will take time and goodwill’ to overcome

The issue of a mixed milk pool involving suppliers from both sides of the Northern Irish border is “a real...

January 22, 2021

Issues facing mixed all-island milk production raised in Dáil

Issues facing mixed all-island milk production raised in Dáil

The challenges facing milk producers of mixed milk south of the Northern Irish border in accessing EU free trade agreements...

January 22, 2021

Irish domestic milk intake up 2.9% in June…with consumption also on the rise

Irish domestic milk intake up 2.9% in June…with consumption also on the rise

Domestic milk intake by Irish creameries and pasteurisers increased by 2.9% in June 2020 compared to the same month last...

July 30, 2020

Milk intake rises in April as supplies surpass 986 million litres

Milk intake rises in April as supplies surpass 986 million litres

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 986.3 million litres for April 2020, according to the latest...

May 28, 2020

Domestic milk intake up 7.8% in February

Domestic milk intake up 7.8% in February

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 327.4 million litres for February 2020, according to the latest...

April 1, 2020

Domestic milk intake down 3.6% in October

Domestic milk intake down 3.6% in October

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 618.9 million litres for October 2019. This was 3.6% below...

November 30, 2019

Domestic milk intake up slightly for August – CSO

Domestic milk intake up slightly for August – CSO

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 841.9 million litres for August 2019, according to the Central...

September 27, 2019

Domestic milk intake up 10.4% in July

Domestic milk intake up 10.4% in July

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 942.4 million litres for July 2019 – an increase of...

August 29, 2019

Domestic milk intake up 10% in 2019

Domestic milk intake up 10% in 2019

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 994.3 million litres for June 2019, according to the latest...

August 3, 2019

Domestic milk intake hits 1.1 billion litres in May

Domestic milk intake hits 1.1 billion litres in May

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 1,100.3 million (1.1 billion) litres for May 2019, according to...

June 28, 2019

Milk intake up by a massive 11.8% – on 2018 figures

Milk intake up by a massive 11.8% – on 2018 figures

The warm winter coupled with the exceptionally dry spring resulted in an abundance of high-quality grass on farms – across...

June 1, 2019

A mobile milk vending machine: Dream or reality?

A mobile milk vending machine: Dream or reality?

Imagine being able to go into your local town and fill some fresh cow’s milk directly from a vending machine...

May 4, 2019

Domestic milk intake up slightly in February – but consumption drops

Domestic milk intake up slightly in February – but consumption drops

The domestic intake of milk saw a slight rise in February 2019 compared to the same month last year, according...

March 28, 2019