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Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
Technology in dairy farming
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  • 1. Technology in Dairy Farming in East Galway, South Roscommon Area IS30070 Mary Murray
  • 2. MethodsThree Types of Software: Kingswood Herd Agri Net ICBF (Irish Cattle Breeding Information)
  • 3. Kingswood Herd 1987 Leading farmer software suppliers Spreadsheets Internet
  • 4. Kingswood Herd cont. What? Grass Management Breeding ◦ -Which cows are in calf ◦ - Animal Register ◦ - Veterinary Treatments Register ◦ -Animal Movement Permit Forms
  • 5. Kingswood Herd cont. Crops Cashbook Management Bull Information
  • 6. Cashbook
  • 7. Breeding
  • 8. Input Screen
  • 9. Veterinary Treatment Register
  • 10. Grass Management
  • 11. Advantages andDisadvantagesAdvantages: Disadvantages: High Efficiency  No Phone App Rate software available Available in Ireland yet and UK  Grass Inexpensive management not After hours as good as other Assistance software  Cash Management Everything with a touch of a button very complicated
  • 12. Agri Net Grassland Management ◦ Which fields need fertiliser ◦ Due to amount of grass, see whether or not cows need meal on top of grass. ◦ Rate of Growth of Grass ◦ Group Work Milk Supply Rotation Planner
  • 13. Milk Tank Details
  • 14. Group Statistics
  • 15. General Overview of Farm
  • 16. Applying Fertiliser
  • 17. Advantages andDisadvantages Grass  Technology Fails! Management is  Weather may better cause inaccuracy Group accessibility Inexpensive Available on Smartphone Accessibility Personalised
  • 18. Irish Cattle BreedingInformation Information on Best Bull ◦ Fertility rate ◦ Can see if “daughters” fertility and milk rate will be high Prevent inbreeding
  • 19. Fertility analysis
  • 20. Advantages andDisadvantages Facebook  Technology Fails! Accuracy  Not as popular as Product of hardcopy Kingswood Herd catalogue
  • 21. Impact of Technology Access Weather Resilient All in one place Little room for error eg. Cash Management Less time consuming Developments Employ Computer science Graduates!

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