Pat Flynn with pet cow
Ireland’s five-time top British Friesian herd is now in its second year of using Holstein bulls. Changing breeding policy represents a risk for Pat and Nora Flynn of the Coolmohan herd, Kilworth, County Cork, but they also see increasing demand for higher-output cows. For two and a half years their herd was ranked the number one economic breeding index (EBI) herd, but the Flynns have fallen from the top spot and see an industry that is changing. See also: Yeo Valley’s […]