Providing you with the right people at the right time.

KCDFRS is a farmer owned Co-Operative based in Cillin Hill, Co. Kilkenny. We supply milking relief, general labourers and a number of specialist services such as hoofcare, freeze branding and calf dehorning to farmers in Carlow and Kilkenny.

Our relief services are there to support farmers in the efficient running of their farming enterprises.

Farm Relief services we provide:

Milking Relief

This is one of the first services we ever provided. Dairy farming is a full-time commitment, we are here to support farmers on a full-time/part time basis or as and when the need arises.

All our operators are fully trained and have the skills to work with the latest technology in your milking parlor.

All our operators are hand picked by our team and are fully trained and insured providing you with peace of mind.

General Farm Labourers

Farming, like any other business has it’s busy and quite seasons. It is also a labour intensive business. KCDFRS is here to support your business during busy periods, holiday periods and in emergency situations. Our relief workers can help with general work or more specialist work. Areas we regularly help farmers with are:

  • Slurry Spreading
  • Fertiliser Spreading
  • Topping
  • Yard Scraping
  • Dosing
  • Injecting
  • Silage Feeding
  • General Relief Services
  • Driving/Operating Tractors

Specialist Services

We know from our experience that specialist services are sometimes needed on the farm. We regularly supply the following specialist workers as required.

  • Hoof care. (Both ailment treatment and preventative care including trimming).
  • Freeze Branding 
  • Calf dehorning.

Benefits of using Our Farm Relief workers.

  • Choice of semi-skilled and specialist staff.
  • Tax Deductible.
  • 1 Invoice
  • No employee costs/paperwork
  • Fully insured.

We cover all areas in the Kilkenny region including:
Ballyragget, Castlecomer, Clogh, Bilboa, Crettyard, The Swan, Ballickmoyler, Luggacurran, Ballinakill, Ballyouskill, Attanagh, Fermoyle, Mooncoin, Callan, Ballyhale, New Ross, Tullogher/Rosbercon, Kilmacow, Windgap, Muckalee, Johnswell, Lisdowney, Gathabawn, Ballylinan, Newtown, Tolerton, Athy, Castledermot, Freshford, Glenmore, Goresbridge, Gowran, Graiguenamanagh, Inistioge, Jenkinstown, Kells, Kilkenny City, Kilmanagh, Knocktopher, Mullinavat, Piltown, Slieverue, Thomastown, Tullaroan and Urlingford.

We cover all areas in County Carlow including:
Aghade, Ardattin, Bagnelstown, Ballinkillen, Ballon, Ballymurphy, Borris, Carlow, Clonegal, Clonmore, County Carlow, Coolkenno, Fenagh, Hacketstown, Kildavin, Leighlinbridge, Muine Bheag, Myshall, Nurney, Old Leighlin and St. Mullins.

Yvonnne Kenny

Yvonnne Kenny

Farm Relief

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