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‘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.

Photos: Calf ‘at risk of drowning in mud’ rescued

Photos: Calf ‘at risk of drowning in mud’ rescued

Suckler farmer using Wagyu genetics gearing-up to increase herd to 250 cows

Paul Turley, who farms in Downpatrick, Co. Down, runs a 190-cow suckler farm with a major focus on Wagyu genetics. He has secured a contract with a retailer and beef processor for a year-round supply of Wagyu beef, with payment based on marbling.

Running a 700-cow-calf ranch in North Dakota

20-year-old Mack Buckmier lives on a 700-cow-calf ranch in North Dakota in the USA. He breeds Red Poll cattle.

5 tips to increase your return on investment when creep feeding calves

5 tips to increase your return on investment when creep feeding calves

What impact does BEEP-S have on weaning calves?

Mícheál Kelly, B&T drystock adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare writes about weaning, weaning and meal-feeding calves when a BEEP-S participant.

PHOTOS: Farming 1,200 beef cattle on 4,500-acres

Butch Wherritt, a fourth-generation farmer, farms 1,200 beef cattle on 4,500-acres in Western Oklahoma; he also runs a swathing business.

Current moisture deficits are ‘ominous reminder’ of 2018

Current Soil Moisture Deficits are an ominous reminder of the summer of 2018.

Alternative forms of bedding due to straw shortage

A shortage of straw this year has meant that many Irish farmers are looking for different materials to provide bedding for the coming winter...

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PHOTOS: Gardaí raid suspected Shebeen

Gardaí searched, under warrant, a suspected Shebeen premises operating near Athy, County Kildare on Friday night (October 23rd). A fully operational premises, fitted with a...

‘Chaos’ at 17 livestock marts as online bidding system collapses

The “chaos” at 17 livestock marts today (Saturday, October 24th) due to the collapse of the online bidding system means there needs to be...

VIDEO: €52,000 for Clonagh Lucky Explorer at Roscommon Mart

Clonagh Lucky Explorer set the Irish Simmental Cattle Society’s sale alight when he sold for €52,000 earlier today (Saturday, October 24th). The May-2019-born bull, out...

Livestock marts: Online bidding service crashes across the country

The conditions outlined by the Government for livestock marts as a result of the Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions have proven to be unworkable, according...