Dairygold winners
Agriculture/Livestock News
Limerick farmers excel at Dairygold Milk Quality Awards
Gearoid and Sarah Maher from Killuragh, Cappamore, Co. Limerick are the overall winners of the 2021 Dairygold Milk Quality Awards and regional winners of the best quality milk supply to Dairygold last year. Gearoid farms in partnership with his wife Sarah with a herd of 80 Pedigree Friesian cows. The herd produced 500kg milk solids per cow in 2021 with an average Somatic Cell Count (SCC) of 118 and Total…
Dairygold confirms an increase in March milk supplies 
Milk suppliers are expected to receive an increase in the price paid for supplies in March, this was the announcement made by Dairygold. The company has increased the March quoted milk price by 3.5c/L to 46.5c/L, based on standard constituents of 3.3% protein and 3.6% butterfat, inclusive of bonuses and VAT.   Dairygold has also outlined that the March 2023 early-calving bonus of 1c/L (excluding VAT) will be paid on…
Milk price
Kerry Group, Dairygold hike up February milk price
Kerry Group yesterday, 15 March 2022, confirmed a milk price of 43c/L (inclusive of VAT) at 3.3% protein and 3.6% butterfat, making this an increase on its February milk price. The price paid for January supplies was 41c/L (inclusive of VAT) for milk with constituents of 3.3% protein and 3.6% butterfat. The processor said that at European standard constituents of 3.4% protein and 4.2% butterfat, this price is 47.14c/L, inclusive of…