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Farmer’s Diary: ‘I had to make a tough call’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses weather, swayback, mineral supplementation and vaccinations.  Well, what a chilly Easter that was, folks! I...

Farmer’s Diary: ‘A young lamb got trampled in the melee’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses Ireland’s weather obsession, a lack of grass growth, the loss of a lamb and...

Farmer’s Diary: ‘In 21 days, we lambed 297 ewes’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, Edward Earle reflects on lambing 2021, covering pneumonia cases in lambs, post lambing management and recording losses. Lambing is...

‘I am afraid the vets is going to be my last port of call with this lamb’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses turning ewes out to pasture, swayback in a lamb, and her college student’s placement...

Farmer’s Diary: Deciding against selling off 16 surplus lambs

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses feeding 16 surplus lambs,  the next phase of lambing 2021 and her flock vaccination...

‘I also got to spend a whole night in my own bed on Sunday’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses sleep deprivation during lambing 2021, watery mouth, spreading pig slurry and sheepdog training. Farm...

Farmer’s Diary: Being a constant presence in the lambing shed

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, Clodagh Hughes, sheep farmer, discusses her 2021 lambing season, her experience over the years and a farmer’s unique skillset....

Farmer’s Diary: ‘We ran into a severe issue with E.coli in recent years’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, Edward Earle discusses lambing 2021, his feeding regime, and overcoming an E.coli outbreak on his Wexford-based sheep farm in...

Farmer’s Diary: Navigating through puddles, that if you fell into, you wouldn’t be seen for days

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. After last week’s drama with an injured pup, college practical...

Farmer’s Diary: ‘It was a relief to see the vet and get a thorough examination’

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. This week has been a busy and varied one. Between...
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