CellCheck Milking For Quality Awards – Discussion Group Category

SUPPLIED IMAGE... No reproduction fee Attending the launch of the CellCheck Milking For Quality Awards were Tom OÕDwyer Teagasc, Carolyn OÕHara FBD (Sponsor), Gerry Boyle Teagasc, Martin Davin, Dairy Farmer and two time winner of a CellCheck Milking For Quality Award, David Graham AHI, John Cahalan FBD (Sponsor) and Finola McCoy AHI. In addition to the Best 500 Awards, two new categories for Discussion Groups have been added for this yearÕs Awards. For details on how to participate contact your Teagasc Advisor or see AHI website for application form. The CellCheck Milking For Quality Awards are sponsored by FBD. Picture - Jeff Harvey


Attending the launch of the CellCheck Milking For Quality Awards were Tom O’Dwyer Teagasc, Carolyn O’Hara FBD (Sponsor), Gerry Boyle Teagasc, Martin Davin, Dairy Farmer and two-time winner of a CellCheck Milking For Quality Award, David Graham AHI, John Cahalan FBD (Sponsor) and Finola McCoy AHI. In addition to the Best 500 Awards, two categories for Discussion Groups have been added for this year’s Awards.  The CellCheck Milking For Quality Awards are sponsored by FBD.

The CellCheck Milking For Quality Awards is an initiative to recognise and reward the excellence of Irish farmers who are currently achieving very high standards of udder health on their farm.  Since the inception of the Awards in 2014, FBD Insurance have sponsored the ‘Best 500’ Award given to the 500 milk suppliers nationally with the lowest, weighted annual average somatic cell count (SCC) for the previous year’s supply and the two discussion group categories which are open to all Dairy Discussions Groups – Most improved group and Best SCC group.

If you are involved in a discussion group either as a member or Facilitator and would like your group to participate, Click here for more information and application form.  The application form must be returned by Wednesday 5th of June to:

CellCheck Milking For Quality Competition,
Paddy O’Keeffe Building, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork.

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The 2018 Best SCC Discussion Group                                 The 2018 Most Improved SCC Discussion Group
The Pasture Apprentices – Midlands                                   CFS Discussion Group – Kerry

The winning Discussion Group in each category will be invited to attend the CellCheck Milking For Quality
Awards ceremony in the Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny on the 20th of November where they will be presented with their Awards.

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