3 Results for 'O'Brien, B.'

Po. Veterinerary Component Costs On Irish Dairy Farms – A Pilot Study

Keywords: costs, veterinary, animal disease, Delphi technique.  

Po. Veterinerary Component Costs On Irish Dairy Farms – A Pilot Study

This study investigated interrelationships among labour-use, scale of dairy enterprise, replacement of labour with capital investment, introduction of alternative management technologies and net farm profitability on a sample of Irish dairy farms. Farm labour input data were collected from 171 ...Read More

PR – Labour Productivity – Effects Of Scale, Capital Investment And Adoption Of Novel Technology

The aim of this study was to quantify the labour requirement, available labour sources and actual labour contributed by those sources on Irish dairy farms. The data was generated on 36 medium (50 – 80 cows) and large (>80 cows) ...Read More