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HerdInsights… “an efficient and effective solution”

Ian and Cath Ratcliffe milk an autumn calving herd of 360 cows on an intensive grazing system based in North Devon, in addition they rear an average of 100 replacement heifers each year. In this month’s blog the Ratcliffe’s explain how they have worked with HerdInsights partner Waikato on their HerdInsights installation, and how [...]

By |2020-06-03T10:05:37+01:00June 2nd, 2020|

Happy & Healthy

The Dairy Mail in South Africa did a recent publication on stress in Farming life, as part of this they asked our own Padraig Lynch to take a look at how technology within farming and provide us with more control, more option and help reduce stress.  The full article is available for reading here [...]

By |2019-09-11T17:06:08+01:00September 11th, 2019|

1,500 Cow Collar Deal in US helps drive Cork AgriTech company expansion

HerdInsights, an Agri-tech company based in Cork today announced that it is ramping up its international expansion after a successful 2018 and expects to increase its workforce over the coming months.  The company is a leading international supplier of smart collars for cows which enables farmers to manage the efficiency of their breeding programs [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:36:18+00:00February 6th, 2019|

Power your remote gateway with SolarInsights

HerdInsights, today announced the launch of SolarInsights, designed as an efficient and effective method of providing power to our HerdInsights remote gateway this solar panel consists of a 40-watt PV panel and charger which clips to any 12-volt battery.  The panel is currently designed for post mounting and includes an external voltage indicator which makes [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:36:28+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Managing a growing herd across a number of locations…

Farming across three locations presents its challenges and having calved 380 calves with two labour units in just one of those locations, and given current difficulties in sourcing additional labour, Andrew Leeson felt it was time to look at an alternative solution.  In this video Andrew explains the reasons as to why he selected HerdInsights [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:36:45+00:00October 10th, 2018|

Removing the unknowns through data

Over the last number of years, technology has become an ever-important factor within the agricultural sector.  From the farmers perspective these developments in technology can sometimes feel like a case of information overload, prompting the question: what do we do with all this data and how can we realistically turn it into farm profit? “Enter the [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:36:53+00:00August 31st, 2018|

New appointment to HerdInsights team

HerdInsights are pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Adams as Sales Manager for the UK.   Stuart joins HerdInsights from Smallridge Bros Ltd where he was responsible for their TMR and diet feeding machinery sales throughout the regions of Devon & Cornwall.  As a fourth-generation farmers son, Stuart has a vast amount of agricultural [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:37:02+00:00August 16th, 2018|

Managing herds with more precision than ever…

"Advancements in cow behaviour sensors now offer more insight than ever before….. Nick Barradale - BVSc MRCVS, Molecare Veterinary Services   Historically cow mounted sensors were prone to damage, poor battery life and limited applications.  This meant that often not all animals were enabled and labour consuming sensor transfer was an undisclosed cost that often [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:37:18+00:00April 4th, 2018|

Finances of Fertility

"The importance of fertility and the impact on dairy herd profitability is undeniable, well documented and generally appreciated.  That said; "What is your performance and where can your business cut ‘hidden losses’? Nick Barradale - BVSc MRCVS, Molecare Veterinary Services The drive to maximise output consistently with a set herd size and therefore cost of [...]

By |2019-03-22T15:37:27+00:00February 28th, 2018|


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