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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.

Farmer’s Diary: A sheepdog training project with two new pups

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. What a difference a week can make. I wanted to...

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...

The man behind the video

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

‘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.

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.

VIDEO: Lambing 400 ewes and farming 500-acres of tillage

Ned Morrissey farms a mixed sheep and tillage enterprise in Ballybrennock, Dunhill, Co. Waterford.

Nematodirus warning – everything you need to know

Nematodirus - worms - DAFM - infection - lambs - coccidiosis

Farming a large-scale beef and sheep enterprise

Eoin Kelly from Co. Derry farms 750 ewes and 40 belted Galloway cattle on 2,000 acres.

‘I am so excited to get out and get practicing as a vet’

22-year-old Leah McDermott, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, who hails from an equine background, studies veterinary medicine at the University of Surrey.

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