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VIDEO: 50 in-calf heifers with ‘power and style’ set for O’Connor’s sale

From humble beginnings to international interest, Martin O’Connor’s hotly-anticipated in-calf heifer sale is an annual highlight in the suckler farming calendar. Sales rings have been...

‘I couldn’t care less if I never saw a tractor as long as I have livestock’

Louise Wallace, an animal and crop production student at University College Dublin, hopes to combine a career as an agricultural science teacher with part-time...

The Drumshanbo duo with a passion for breeding quality cattle and jiving

Annette and Colin McCormack, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim have a passion for country music and quality cattle. The couple, who lease a 34-acre farm, are parents...

€100m without conditions for meat factories – Carthy

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture, Matt Carthy TD, has said the post-Brexit €100m package for meat factories and other processors, is “very telling of...

‘I was 14-years-old when I bought my first heifer at the local mart’

Fourth-generation farmer, Ciaran Conway, hails from Killawalla, 10km from Westport, in Co. Mayo. The 18-year-old divides his time between the family farm and his Leaving...

21-year-old farming 40 sucklers and supplying almost 1,000 cattle to customers annually

At the tender age of 21, Darren Convey is one of Ireland’s youngest full-time suckler farmers. The Swinford, Co. Mayo native embarked on his progressive...

Father-and-son duo fetching up to €6,000 for commercial suckler weanlings

In this week's Suckler Focus, Kieran Killeen discusses ET work, using 100% AI, commanding premium prices for commercial show-type progeny, farming with his father...

PHOTOS: Ag college dispersing 56-strong suckler herd

Salesian Agricultural College is hosting a dispersal sale of 25 in-calf suckler cows and 31 in-calf suckler heifers at Ennis Mart this Tuesday (February...

Suckler farming: 100% AI and 39-month-old calving system

Noel O’Neill began farming a sheep and suckler enterprise in his own right in 2003. The Tinahely, Co. Wicklow native is an electrician by trade...

‘Quality over quantity seems to be the new norm’ – Walter Brennan

Aurivo Balla Mart, Co. Mayo will play host to Walter Brennan’s hotly-anticipated 13th annual in-calf heifer sale this Friday (November 20th). Forty-four commercial heifers, a...
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