Once a Day Milking Conference
05:00 - 09:00
The event is aimed at dairy farmers and advisors interested in learning more about the Once a Day Milking option.
Welcome and introduction – Brian Hilliard, Teagasc Advisor, Dungarvan
Experienced farmers milking once a day milking
Ten seasons milking Once a Day – Gillian O’Sullivan, Dairy Farmer, Waterford
Milking a large dairy herd Once a Day – Declan White, Dairy Farmer, Cork
Transitioning to once a day milking
Using Once a Day milking on a second dairy unit – Ed Payne, Dairy Farmer, Roscommon
Update on milk production and financials after one year of Once a Day milking – George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist
Focus on Nutrition
Nutrition guidelines for feeding the Once a Day herd – Dr. Joe Patton, Teagasc Dairy Specialist
Conference close: 4.30pm
This initiative is led by Brian Hilliard, Teagasc Dungarvan who has a special interest in Once a Day milking and runs a once a day milking discussion group consisting of farmer members from the south of the country.