Milk Recording

Using milk recording reports to identify problem cows

Using milk recording reports to identify problem cows

Milk recording is important in order to identify superior cows who are producing high levels of solids, and to identify...

May 9, 2021

Milk recording uptake increased by 18% compared to 2019

Milk recording uptake increased by 18% compared to 2019

Milk recording is an important management tool used on dairy farms to identify the best performing cows, high SCC (Somatic...

April 24, 2021

10 reasons why milk recording is beneficial

10 reasons why milk recording is beneficial

Irish dairy farmers have an opportunity to invest in the long term profitability of their herds, through resuming or even...

April 19, 2021

Farmer views sought on milk pregnancy testing

Farmer views sought on milk pregnancy testing

Progressive Genetics is currently conducting a survey among farmers to gauge people’s views and experiences with milk pregnancy testing. A...

March 16, 2021

As the calving season winds down, here are some jobs to tick off your to do list

As the calving season winds down, here are some jobs to tick off your to do list

We are coming close to the finish line on many spring-calving dairy farms, as the calving season begins to wind...

March 11, 2021

Finance minister called on to reverse milk recording VAT decision

Finance minister called on to reverse milk recording VAT decision

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, is being called on to reverse the decision to increase VAT on milk recording,...

March 8, 2021

Aurivo announces new €5/cow milk recording programme

Aurivo announces new €5/cow milk recording programme

Aurivo Co-op has revealed a new milk recording programme, a new initiative introduced to support milk recording within Aurivo’s catchment...

March 2, 2021

VAT change leads to milk recording cost increase

VAT change leads to milk recording cost increase

Progressive Genetics has informed its milk recording customers that the price of milk recording will increase by 9% effective April...

March 1, 2021

Milk recording: When should I start?

Milk recording: When should I start?

Milk recording has become an important management tool used on many dairy farms nationally and internationally. A recent report by...

February 12, 2021

Milk recording uptake stalls in 2020

Milk recording uptake stalls in 2020

Milk recording has become an important management tool used on many dairy farms nationally and internationally. Based off the Irish...

December 21, 2020

Milk recording should be on the ‘to do list’ over the coming weeks

Milk recording should be on the ‘to do list’ over the coming weeks

Covid-19 has disrupted pretty much everything you could think of – including farmers’ ability to get their cows milk recorded....

August 24, 2020

What are the benefits of milk recording?

What are the benefits of milk recording?

The outbreak of Covid-19 called a halt to milk recording on many farms across the country over the last few...

July 3, 2020

Milk pregnancy testing: A fast-track to identifying empty cows?

Milk pregnancy testing: A fast-track to identifying empty cows?

Milk pregnancy testing is growing in popularity among Irish farmers, according to service providers in the country, with this reflected...

June 26, 2020

What are the key advantages of milk recording?

What are the key advantages of milk recording?

It is not too late to “reap the benefits” of milk recording in 2020, according to one prominent agricultural services...

June 15, 2020

Revenue triples VAT on milk recording services

Revenue triples VAT on milk recording services

The VAT being applied to milk recording services has tripled from 4.5% up to 13.5%, Revenue has confirmed. This follows...

May 22, 2020

Progressive Genetics resumes manual milk recording ‘under strict protocol’

Progressive Genetics resumes manual milk recording ‘under strict protocol’

Progressive Genetics has revealed that it is resuming its manual milk recording service under a strict protocol to limit the...

May 7, 2020

Progressive Genetics to suspend manual milk recording due to Covid-19

Progressive Genetics to suspend manual milk recording due to Covid-19

Progressive Genetics is suspending its manual milk recording service from 12:00pm tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17, due to the ongoing developments...

March 16, 2020

Dairy advice: Keeping calves healthy; first milk recording; and reaching target weights

Dairy advice: Keeping calves healthy; first milk recording; and reaching target weights

We are coming close to the finish line on many spring-calving dairy farms, as calving season begins to wind down...

March 8, 2020