Here we look at the latest developments in dairy equipment technology, milking systems and controlling costs.

Re-entry with a robot in Cats country
Martin Merrick
With an off-farm job, Noel Lynch opted for a GEA automatic milking system for his re entry in to dairying.
9 August 2023 Dairy Equipment
Superb facilities in east Cork expansion
Aidan Brennan reports from the Dunne family farm in east Cork who have recently made a big investment in cow housing and milking facilities.
9 August 2023 Dairy Equipment
Dairy equipment: always a good investment
Spending money on dairy equipment is rarely regretted, once its reasonable and within budget, writes Aidan Brennan.
Rotary versus herringbone – what’s best?
Aidan Brennan looks at the pros and cons of building a rotary milking parlour versus a herringbone, on large dairy farms.
9 August 2023 Dairy Equipment
Clouds on the horizon but dairy investment remains strong
Aidan Brennan advises that dairy farmers should continue to invest in labour-saving equipment, despite some clouds on the horizon.
4 January 2023 Dairy Equipment
Milking times bypass for Macroom farmer
While the new bypass around Macroom has shortened the journey time for motorists between Cork and Kerry, a new milking parlour has shortened milking times for Macroom farmer Sean Kelleher.
4 January 2023 Dairy Equipment
New red parlour for high-yielding black and whites in Mayo
A new 10-unit Pearson parlour has just been installed on the Flanagan farm, with options for multiple add-ons.
4 January 2023 Dairy Equipment