David Lawrence graduated from UCD with an Honours degree in Animal and Crop Production (B.Agr.Sc) in 2011. Following this he completed a PhD in 2014, under the Teagasc Walsh Fellowship programme at Teagasc Moorepark in conjunction with UCD. He examined late season and early season grass sward productivity and concentrate feeding strategies with autumn calving dairy cows.
Upon completion of his PhD, David joined Brett Brothers Ltd. as a Ruminant Support Specialist. David’s role offers technical advice to dairy, beef and lamb producers on grass management, sward establishment, animal nutrition and technical aspects of animal husbandry. In this role David is in direct contact with farms and farmers and has a hands-on practical approach to improving sward and livestock productivity.
David also farms with his brother Peter in Tullow, Co. Carlow where they keep a herd of Limousin cross suckler cows and a flock of Llyenn ewes.Back to Listing