February 2014 Newsletter

Milk Price

The milk price for the month of January is the same as last month- 39.88 cents per litre (181.28 cents per gallon) at 3.60% butterfat, 3.30% protein and including 0.88 cents per litre Winter Somatic Cell Count bonus and VAT @ 5.0 %.

Milk Supply

The milk supply for the month of January was 2,722,148 litres (598,791 gallons) with an average butterfat of 3.99% and an…

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Drinagh Spring Dairy Seminar 2014 a Great Success

Drinagh‘s Spring Dairy Seminar, held in the West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen last Wednesday night was a great success with an impressive turnout to hear guest speakers Kevin Lane, CEO of the Irish Dairy Board and Michael Moloney of Bord Bia.

Topical issues were discussed including products and routes to market for milk in the post quota era and the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme.

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