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Dairy Seminar Summary 21st Dec 2016

Crecora Mills Dairy Seminar Dec 2016 This is a brief summary of some of the topics that were discussed at our Dairy Seminar held in the Rathkeale House Hotel on 21st Dec 2016. The guest speaker was Jim Uprichard from Trouw nutrition. Jim is a well respected nutritionist that has...
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Coccidiosis and the Crecora Mills solution

Coccidiosis is a major problem for our farmers and up to know the only solution has been to buy very expensive medicated feed to try to stay ahead of the problem. For years we have been looking for a solution to this problem and now thanks to our mineral suppliers...
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All you ever needed to know about IBR

Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) Cause Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a highly contagious, infectious respiratory disease that is caused by Bovine Herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1). It can affect young and older cattle. In addition to causing respiratory disease, this virus can cause conjunctivitis, abortions, encephalitis, and generalised systemic infections. IBR is characterised...
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All you ever need to know about Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis is caused by single-celled parasites known as coccidia. There are several species in cattle, not all of which cause disease. The species that cause disease are primarily found in the large intestine, and the diarrhoea results from damage to the cells lining it. Coccidiosis is particularly common in calves between...
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All you ever need to know about Acidosis

Rumen Acidosis Rumen acidosis is a metabolic disease of cattle. Like most metabolic diseases it is important to remember that for every cow that shows clinical signs, there will be several more which are affected sub-clinically. Acidosis is said to occur when the pH of the rumen falls to less...
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Dairy Seminar January 2016

We had a great response and turnout to the latest Dairy seminar held in Templeglantine at the Devon inn. The speaker for this event was Des Cronin from Inform Nutrition. Des is a well respected nutritionist with 25 years experience in Ruminant Animal Nutrition all over the world.  Here is...
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Crecora Mills continues to go green!

Here at Crecora Mills we continue to strive to operate our business in the most environmentally aware manner. Being farmers ourselves and having a close association with the land means we continue to look for better, cleaner and more efficient ways to make high quality animal feeds for our customers....
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Low Milk Price Case Study

Here at Crecora Mills we are getting lots of questions on farms as to what dairy farmers options are at the moment. Lets look at an average Case study of a Herd of 100 cows. We will assume that calving will be starting in early January and running on into late...
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Why Feed Dairy Cows?

Why feed Dairy cows? Why do we as farmers feed dairy cows concentrate instead of just using silage and grass and what do we want from Animal Feed? Surely it would be a cheaper option to just use the land we have to feed our animals and not buy any outside...
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Farm Safety First Aid kits

As part of our constant strive towards better farm safety we can know offer a farm safety first aid kit and 2 kg fire extinguisher in our Stores in Crecora, Castlemahon and Listowel. We have worked with our First Aid supplier to tailor a Farm First Aid kit specifically to...
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