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All you need to know about cattle B&Bs

In this article, That’s Farming speaks to Martina Harrington, Teagasc cattle, specialist about cattle B&Bs, which are an arrangement between two farmers where one...

Average dairy farm debt over €110,000 in 2019 – Teagasc

Investment on farms in 2019 was highest on dairy enterprises, with an average of €33,091, according to Teagasc.

One-day event for beef, sheep and dairy farmers

The theme of ICBF's and Sheep Ireland’s upcoming genetics conference is “Breeding Solutions for today’s Challenges”.

‘I think dairy herds have become far too big’

34-year-old John Kelleher runs a dairy, sheep and suckler enterprises and is a qualified agricultural mechanic.

PHOTOS: 80-acre fattening or dairy farm guided at €675,000

Extensive 80-acre fattening or dairy farm with complete cattle handling facilities fo sale in Ballinamona, Oldcastle, Co. Meath.

Dairy expansion ‘played a key role’ in rising bovine TB levels

At around 4%, bovine TB herd incidences in Ireland remains at lower levels than in previous decades, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine.

‘I don’t have time for a scour outbreak’ – dairy farmer

The Healys are milking 280 cows as part of a grass-based, spring-calving system.

Cull of dairy herd needed for ‘sucklers to survive’ – Loftus

"A vote for FF, FG, GP or SF is a vote for wipe-out and agricultural suicide.”

Fleckvieh – dairy calves that would benefit the beef sector

The Irish dairy industry often faces criticism for ‘flooding’ the market with poorly conformed animals. Could converting to a dual breed, like Fleckvieh, be...

Park House Farm: 350 dairy cows, 650 ewes, over 100 beef cattle, 800-acres

GMIT/Mountbellew student, Annie McGuinness, has worked on Park House Farm in the UK.  She recounts her experience on the farm, which is home to...
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