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R4D-ROI-08 | Ireland | Emo Animal Health Animal Nutrition Animal Well-Being/Welfare Dairy Cattle Management Ecological and Environmental Footprint/Mitigation of Climate Change/Inputs Efficiency Social Issues: Build Society Friendly System

dairy cows

1 400 000
liters /year

Additional Information

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

Dry soil intensive farm - A large scale dairy enterprise operated by a father and son team, David and his father Tom, in the midlands of Ireland. A high production herd of cows with approximately 1t of meal fed per head. Trying to establish multi species swards on the farm.

Technical issues involved on this farm

Environment, animal welfare and society friendly production systems

Farm description sheet

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