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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...

‘My love for livestock started when I had to calf a cow when himself was at silage’

Rachel Connolly may be a social care graduate, but she now has her sights set on full-time dairy farming. The 23-year-old, who resides in Mitchelstown,...

Jalex Herd to host sale of 50 in-calf commercial heifers in 2021

One of the first livestock auctions to take place in 2021 has been announced by auctioneer Richard Beattie. James and Nelson Alexander, Randalstown have handpicked...

Farmer makes calf carrier using old pram

That's Farming speaks to a beef farmer who has created his own DIY calf carrier. They say: “necessity is the mother of invention” and that is...

ET calf gives new hope for rare Vaynol breed

The birth of a female Vaynol calf, through the “first-ever successful embryo transfer for a semi-feral breed of cattle”, has brought new hope in...

‘If a calf is saved as a result of a calving gate, it is paid for’

In this article, Enda Geoghegan, Teagasc advisor, provides calving season safety tips that can help reduce accidents. One-quarter of Irish farm accidents and one-fifth...

2-day-old calf stolen from field

Police are appealing for information following the alleged theft of a young calf from a farm in Staines-Upon-Thames in the UK. The incident is believed...

‘I always knew I wanted to do something agricultural-related or with animals’

Leah Armitage is a fourth-generation farmer and agricultural science student residing in Dalystown, outside Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. Farming is a longstanding tradition on both sides...

‘When I was at school, it was seen as a bit weird for a girl to be interested in farming’

Pursuing a career in the agricultural sector was a natural progression for Chloe McFarland. The 23-year-old hails from a mixed beef and sheep farm, consisting...

A vegetarian’s love for her fold of Highland cattle

Michelle Shaughnessy is a vice-president at IFS, State Street International. This is a hedge funds business which operates globally across 100 geographic markets and...
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