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Ag student farming 65-cow suckler herd with father optimistic about the future

Niall Bailey is a suckler farmer and agricultural science student, residing on the Wicklow/Carlow border, just outside Tullow. The 20-year-old is the sixth generation of...

Tipperary Piedmontese breeder selling premium product direct to consumers

John and Ann Commins operate a 70-strong herd of Piedmontese cattle in Co. Tipperary. Ann is also involved in the running of Blackcastle Farms. The...

€11,000 machine to avoid forking silage again

Donal Byrne has introduced the VDW Tractor-Mounted Mini Mixer, a machine that will mix and chop any feed including straw, baled silage, and roots,...

‘One labour unit can easily cope with 100 suckler cows if the females are right’

Matthew Goulding, a former engineer, who runs the multi-prize-winning 110-strong Goulding Angus and and Gouldingpoll Herefords herds, is this week’s featured Suckler Focus farmer....

Tributes pour in for highly respected farming stalwart

Tributes have poured in for “farming stalwart” Donald Biggar, who died suddenly at his home near Castle Douglas over the weekend. The 68-year-old farmed pedigree...

Farming livestock and protecting waterways on the shores of Lough Neagh

Dominic McCann is a busy man – he works by day for the Rivers Trust and also farms. He runs a 25-cow suckler cow beef...
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