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R4D-ROI-01 | Ireland | Goresbridge Animal Health Animal Nutrition Animal Well-Being/Welfare Business Management: Improve Stratetic Skills and Build Robust Business Models Dairy Cattle Management Ecological and Environmental Footprint/Mitigation of Climate Change/Inputs Efficiency Financial Needs Labour Conditions

dairy cows

1 040 000
liters /year

Additional Information

From your point of view, why this farm is interesting to be followed in R4D ?

Dry soil intensive farm - Philip is running a high stocking rate (3 dairy cows per hectare on the ‘milking platform’), high genetic merit dairy herd on a very dry farm. While grassland management is excellent, grass yield is limited by summer drought.

Technical issues involved on this farm

Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems

Farm description sheet

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