Louis Macken from Hollymount has been acknowledged for his contribution to dairy farming excellence at the Aurivo Milk Quality Awards.
Now in its 13th year, the awards recognise the standard of excellence in dairy farming by Aurivo milk suppliers, as well as their dedication and commitment to milk production in the previous year.
Louis Macken received the award for Lowest TBC Liquid Milk. He milks 200 Pedigree Holstein Friesian cows, on 190 hectares in the county. The
His family has been farming since the 1940’s and Louis began milking the family farm in 1994. Louis’ wife Pamela, and their three sons, Paul, Louis and Gene all help out on the farm. Louis credits his award for Lowest TBC Liquid Milk to overall good farm practices.