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‘I am the only girl working in the sheep yard at Ballinrobe Mart’

Anne Biggins grew up on a suckler and sheep farm in The Neale, Co. Mayo and studies agricultural science at Waterford Institute of Technology. She works as a livestock drover at Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart.

Moycullen farmers planning to sell their own ‘lamb in a box’

Suckler farming - sheep farming - James Regan - Moycullen - lamb in a box

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...

Popular agricultural show series returns to our screens

Popular agricultural show series returns to our screens

Social fabric of rural Ireland being ‘actively destroyed’ – Conway

26-year-old farmer, James Conway, will contest the upcoming general election as an independent candidate in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency.

Farmer’s Diary: To let the ram with our ewe lambs or not?

Sheep farmer, Edward Earle, writes about Storm Ellen, shearing, spreading farmyard manure, dosing and breeding programme decisions.

Farmer’s Diary: ‘There are no 2 days the same in farming!’

Clodagh Hughes discusses her experience with a cast ewe and gives a general update on her farm.

What to consider when buying store lambs this autumn

Excellent growing conditions through late August resulted in surplus grass supplies on many farms. Indeed, with challenging ground conditions resulting in some cattle being...

VIDEO: Dog saves sheep flock from Australian wildfires

VIDEO: Dog saves sheep flock from Australian wildfires
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