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Year End Draw Winners

Created on 03 August 2017

Every year we have a draw for our customers who have paid their account by the 31 May clearing any outstanding bill up to the 30 April. The winners from each branch for the 2016 year end draw are...

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Precision is Key With TJ Reid

Created on 10 November 2015

Congratulations to Connolly’s RED MILLS Sales Representative and Kilkenny Hurling Star TJ Reid who was been named as 2015 Hurler of the Year at the GAA/GPA All-Star awards on Saturday night.

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Importance of Silage Analysis

Written by Michael Butler on 09 November 2017

Importance of Silage Analysis
No matter what the perception is of your silage it is always strongly advised that farmers carry out silage sampling that is representative of what your stock will be eating this winter. We look at what these results will mean and how to interpret each of the elements outlined in your results. 

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Soil Fertility and its Impact on Silage Yields

According to a recent report sub-optimal soil fertility is probably the core reason that target silage yields and digestibility are not achieved on many farms. Phosphorus (P) and potassium (K)  soil values along with pH level play a significant role in the potential grass yield.

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Buffer Feeding into the Autumn

Since grazed grass is still the cheapest form of feed available, any chance to keep the milking herd grazing through the autumn could be considered worth taking. However, this must be done with full knowledge of the limitations of autumn grass.

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Dealing with Acidosis in the Beef Herd

Ruminal acidosis continues to be a common ruminal digestive disorder in beef cattle and can lead to marked reductions in cattle performance. It is a metabolic disorder, where pH levels decrease very rapidly below 5 to 6, which supports lactic-acid producing bacteria.

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