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‘Always consider going abroad to fulfil your dream of becoming a vet’

As part of this week’s Student Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Vivienne McDonagh about studying veterinary medicine in Poland, a gap year, and the...

‘To make the average industrial wage, you need 1,000 lambs for €40,000’

Sean McNamara discusses life as a suckler and sheep farmer, farming in partnership with his son, and his key areas of concern as ICSA...

‘We only generate income between August and December and claim no subsidies’

In this week’s sheep segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Samantha Shuttleworth about establishing a farm from scratch and farming their 950-ewe and 30-strong suckler...

‘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.

VIDEO: Algerian beef and dairy farms

VIDEO: Algerian beef and dairy farms

Farming over 300 beef cattle and a 100-cow dairy herd

19-year-old, Roisin Scully, hails from a dairy, beef and tillage farm in Co. Laois. She is studying agricultural science at UCD (University College Dublin)

From a suckler enterprise in Cavan to an 800-cow dairy farm in New Zealand

Sarah Smith grew up on a suckler farm in Cavan and studied sustainable agriculture at DkIT/Ballyhaise Agricultural College. She now works on an 800-cow dairy farm in New Zealand.

Joe Melody: Farming a 180-cow dairy herd and 20 pedigree sucklers

Joe Melody (31), runs a fourth-generation dairy and suckler enterprise in Co. Clare with his parents, JJ, and Ann, owning 360-acres plus leased land....

Downsizing from 140 sucklers to establishing a 200-cow dairy herd

As part of this week's dairy segment, That's Farming speaks to Lloyd Hastings about his family dairy farm in Cavan.  19-year-old Lloyd Hastings divides his time...

€700 for 10-week-old calf at Ennis

Ennis Mart held a sale of weanling bulls, weanling heifers, calves, runners and sucklers on Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 - Read a report with sample prices here.
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