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Farmer’s Diary: I have never been part of the 9-5, Mon-Fri show

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. And so, another week begins. Well, honestly, when it comes...

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...

Farmer’s Diary: Overcoming hard times and getting my mojo back

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. They say a week in politics is a long time,...

Sheep trade: Hoggets hit €7.00/kg

Hogget prices have reached €7.00/kg, with higher deals available for larger lots and groups, according to IFA national sheep chairman, Sean Dennehy. He highlighted that...

Dog attacks: Reports of farmers encountering verbal abuse and intimidation

IFA national sheep chairman, Sean Dennehy, has reminded dog owners of the ban on walking on farmland with their pets. He said the 2.5m ewes...

Husky-type dog runs through hedge and attacks sheep

A dog owner has agreed to pay a farmer’s veterinary costs after their husky-type dog attacked a flock of sheep. The incident occurred in Dunnington,...

‘There will always be the place for the Suffolk if the right type is produced’

As part of this week’s sheep segment, Anne Mitchell discusses her involvement in the Irish Suffolk Sheep Society. Anne Mitchell, Menlough, Co. Galway is...

Farmer’s Diary: My fourth lambing season kicks off

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, Clodagh Hughes discusses the 2021 lambing season, facilitating a student's college placement, and her involvement with That’s Farming. Big news…my...

Probiotics in lambs can increase immunity and reduce watery mouth

Almost 50% of total lamb losses occur in the first 48 hours of life, with a further 11% coming to an early demise 2-14...

‘Sheep farmers are that bit older and not as robust when it comes to trading online’

Level 5 restrictions at marts are posing "enormous" difficulties for sheep farmers. ICSA sheep chair, Sean McNamara, who is of this view, has called on...
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