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Stay up to date with the latest press releases, newsletters, and updates from Arrabawn

LATEST UPDATES

Stay up to date with the latest press releases, newsletters, and updates from Arrabawn

  • Thursday, 15 October 2020:  Arrabawn Dairies can confirm that it has today engaged in a recall of certain batches of milk due to the presence of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria in a line of product at its liquid milk plant in Kilconnell, Co. Galway. A product recall programme......

  • Exclusion of liquid milk price undermines the review’s fairness   Thursday, 23 July 2020:  The Chairman of Arrabawn, Edward Carr, has called for criteria for the annual milk price review process to be changed in the interest of transparency. In a letter sent to the......

  • Lameness is a major issue within dairy herds and is the second major cow health concern following closely behind mastitis. 20-35% of herds suffer from some degree of lameness. Digital Dermatitis or more commonly known as “Mortellaro” is the main cause. A combination of bacteria......

  • Adjust N application rates based on growth rates. One unit of N per day of rotation is recommended. Protected Urea can be used during dry conditions. Once soil moisture deficits are restored, nitrogen mineralisation from the soil will occur and 8 – 16 units/ac can......

  • With the current dry conditions and reduced growth of grass there is the risk of cows not having enough grass to meet their requirements. Under dry conditions, grass will tend to ‘shoot out’, get stemmy and go to seed, with a dramatic fall off in......

  • What is a FEC:  Faecal Egg Counts are a very beneficial, simple test which involves studying a dung sample under a microscope. The dung is diluted in water, placed on a specialised grid and viewed under a microscope. The parasitologist looks at each egg and......

  • Arrabawn’s investment in the future was copper-fastened in 2019 with a record capital spend that sets it up to cater for growth from suppliers over the next ten years. The co-op’s 2019 accounts show that the amount of milk processed through its two processing plants......

  • Take your opportunities to get lime out during the spring and summer because conditions don’t always suit in the autumn and you’ve missed another year. Lime plays a major role in improving the 3 fundamentals of soil health namely, • Soil chemistry – Fertilizer use......

  • November 2020 – Click here to read the Arrabawn Newsletter October 2020 – Click here to read the Arrabawn Newsletter September 2020 – Click here to read the Arrabawn Newsletter August 2020 – Click here to read the Arrabawn Newsletter July 2020 – Click here......

  • So far, we have had no cases of COVID-19 within any of our businesses, and we continue to ensure that every precaution is taken to ensure the safety of our farmers and our staff.  Social distancing, hand-washing, sanitising, and temperature checking have all become part......

  • Following a recent assessment of the Company’s Energy Management System, Arrabawn Ingredients Nenagh have received ISO 50001:2018 certification. ISO 50001 is the international standard for Energy Management Systems.  The standard aims to help organizations continually reduce their energy use, and therefore their energy costs and......

  • Silage harvesting is a major cost on farms and making poor quality silage adds significantly to that cost. Quality silage will determine animal performance during this housed period and will reduce the costs of supplementation. Choosing the right time to harvest, while minimising the loss......

  • With the 2020 breeding season on the horizon, now is a good time to start planning. It is critical that you utilise all the tools at your disposal in order to make the best possible breeding decisions for your herd. Figure 1 below outlines a......

  • Dear Supplier I hope you and your families are keeping well in these challenging times. Following the outbreak and spread of the Covid-19 / Coronavirus, Arrabawn Co-op has moved to protect the safety, health and wellbeing of our 1,000 Farm Families, our staff, our customers......

  • Fertilisers should supply nutrients in the correct balance for the crop and the soil fertility level. Soil P and K levels should be at index 3 to maximise grass production – building soil P and K levels can take a number of years. The approach......