Resources for Farmers
The Burren Programme team have included here useful resources for farmers. However, if you cannot find what you are looking for please give the office a buzz and we’ll be delighted to help out in any way we can.
Terms and Conditions
The most up to date Terms and Conditions, BP Terms and Conditions 2020-2021 can be found here.
BurrenLIFE Ration Update
Burren IFA and Teagasc have met with Nutritionists from all the main animal feed suppliers for the Burren.
The suppliers listed below are prepared to guarantee that they will provide BurrenLIFE ration as per the original Teagasc specification.
BurrenLIFE Ration Suppliers’ information:
Liffey Mills: Sales, Paul Carkill, 086 0249909
Kerry Agri: Ennistymon, James Murphy, 065 7071026
Roches Feed: Sales, Eamon Taaffe, 061 308111
Original Teagasc specifications are outlined below:
Prices per tonne (as of 26th November 21):
Kerry Agri: bagged €370/tonne; bulk €340/tonne
Liffey Mills: bagged €375/tonne; bulk €350/tonne
Roches: Price to be confirmed.
The Burren Programme Team has set up useful Checklists for farmers to use, for a number of different areas. These are short documents that you can download and they contain guidelines as to what to do, and not to do, in the course of Burren Programme work, whether that is:
Guidelines from DAFM, TB Eradication Strategy 2030
TB is a major issue in the Burren. Here are some useful videos produced by DAFM which provide answers to some common questions around TB
Simply click on the titles below to see the relevant videos:
For more information on DAFM’s TB Eradication strategy 2030 and for further reading please see DAFM’s pdf Bovine TB Eradication Strategy 2030
Resources for Advisors
Within this section, the Burren Programme trained Advisors can find useful resources to help them with I-1 Scoring and compiling the I-1 and I-2 plans for the farmers. As always, we are at the end of the phone, or an email, if you have any questions, or pop into the office while you’re out and about doing field work.