On many farms around the country, the spreading of lime has fallen dramatically in the last 30 years. In fact, 65% of farms in Ireland have a soil deficiency according to Teagasc. Optimising Lime For the majority of farmers, they are not optimising lime due to the lack of knowledge around soil testing and pH [...]
For dairy herds, the biggest risk of infection indoors is when cows are lying on cubicles; their udders and teats come into contact with the surface, potentially introducing bacteria which can cause infection. The cleaner and drier the cubicle bed, the less bacteria will grow, therefore less mastitis. The group most at risk of mastitis [...]
Over the last two decades, the spreading of lime has decreased dramatically; less than half the average from the 1980's. As a result of this, Teagasc have said following research, that on average, 65% of all soils have a lime deficiency. So why has lime spreading dwindled? The benefits of lime use include: Increased yields [...]
Congratulations to Jim Clahane, Kildorrory Co. Cork, the winner of our Free iPad Draw for December and January. All customers who bought Cubicle lime in December & January were entered in the draw. Here Jim is presented with his iPad.
Pat O’ Dwyer, Dunnamaggin, Co. Kilkenny is the winner of our Free iPad Draw. All customers who bought Cubicle lime in October & November were entered in the draw. Here John Donnelly of Bennettsbridge Limestone presents Pat with his iPad. We are running the Free iPad Giveaway again over the next 2 months, every bag [...]