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Farmer’s Diary: We need to talk about Blackie…

That’s Farming’s weekly contributor, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. This week, she shares the story behind her dog, Blackie.

How to take care of your farm dog

Farm dogs - sheepdog - guard dog - dog health and welfare

‘I have always wanted to do veterinary medicine for as long as I can remember’

Nicole Bratton grew up on a sheep farm and is studying veterinary medicine at University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at Sutton Bonington campus.

The man behind the video

Donal anderson farms 130 ewes in Bohernabreena, Tallaght, Co. Dublin

Sheepdog training tips for beginners

Sheepdog training tips for beginners.

Sheepdog sells for over €22,500

34-year-old Emma Gray set a new world record auction price for a sheepdog bitch last year.

Running one of Ireland’s largest sheep farms spanning 1,700-acres

Situated at the gateway to the Connemara region, nestled at the foot of the Sheeffry Mountains with the towering Mweelrea as its backdrop, is...

VIDEO: Sheepdog sells for record-breaking £20,000

A new world record price for a working sheepdog was set at a virtual online auction recently. Henna, a November-2016-born tri-coloured bitch, sold for £20,000...

Sheep trade remains firm at Kilkenny Mart

Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale, which was held on Monday (October 19th), attracted some 400 entries, according to George Candler. Following the general sale, the auctioneer...

How this farm family lambed 287 ewes in 21 days

Edward Earle, Gorey, Co. Wexford, works as a quality engineer and farms over 300 ewes in partnership with his parents. The 31-year-old, who studied agricultural science at WIT and UCD, will provide a weekly update on That's Farming.

PHOTOS: Massey Ferguson brings bride to wedding during Storm Jorge

Farm-themed wedding - Enniscrone, Co. Sligo - Ruby Octavia

PHOTOS: One of the first machinery auctions of 2020

PHOTOS: One of the first machinery auctions of 2020
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