Lisavaird Co-op’s Dairy Division continues to grow and prosper. With the abolition of quotas milk supply has increased year on year. We look forward to a bright future for our suppliers and the greater community. Our associated companies Carbery and Clona are synomynous with producing quality dairy products and they play a significant role both nationally and internationally.
Our continued commitment to the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme reflects the high standards of quality by our suppliers and highlights the commitment to best practice in a sustainable future.
We have an excellent record in taking part in prestigious awards and have received awards at NDC/Kerrygold Competitions, Cell Check 500 and Bord Bia.
We produce a full range of cattle, sheep and pig feeds at our Mill in Lisavaird. Feeds are manufactured to the highest quality standards using only the finest ingredients. Our mill is Bord Bia approved and we provide full nutritional backup and advice on all our products. Tom Sutton is responsible for all mill raw material and fertiliser procurement and is proficient in Feed Formulation. Feed orders to Fin Hayes 087 272 0195 or 023 8833334
Tim Hayes - Mill Manager and the Mill Team
Paddy Collins &PJ White and Billy Thompson & Michael O'Driscoll
We provide everything a farmer needs from our seven stores across the region. This includes fertilizer, seeds, animal medicines, minerals, agri-chemicals, milk replacer, fencing materials, silage plastics, land drainage pipes, building materials and much more.
Tom Sutton as well as being responsible for all mill raw material and fertiliser procurement and Feed Formulation, also carries out a primary role as Agronomist for Lisavaird's customer base.
Our Veterinary Medicine Purchasing and Technical Advisor, Mark O’Brien, is responsible for developing and delivering the veterinary medicines procurement strategy. Mark is also responsible for the negotiation and purchase of animal medicine for the business, whilst managing the key relationships with the key pharmaceutical suppliers, managing stock and delivery requirements and providing technical advice for farmers.
Liam O Donovan is our Technical Sales Representative for feed, fertiliser and general agricultural inputs with on farm calls and personal account management.
Rachel Keohane is our Agri Advisor for general agricultural inputs and on farm calls.
Phone number: 087 977 4099
Lisavaird Dairy Farm is the only operational dairy farm owned by an independent co-op in Ireland. The farm is situated between Reenascreena and Drinagh. The land is of a heavy nature and is 700 feet above sea level. We operate a 100 cow split calving system, supplying milk to Carbery as part of their winter milk programme. The herd is predominately pedigree Holstein Friesian with some experimentation with cross breeding.
Phone number: 087 268 1602
Lisavaird Piggeries is currently a 600 sow integrated unit of which 25-30% of its production is moved off site. In April 2013 Danbred Genetics from Glenmarshall Sires, Co. Down were introduced and in doing so, all aspects of production increased dramatically ever since. The finished pigs are all slaughtered at Staunton’s, TImoleague, Co. Cork.