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‘If a cow does not go in-calf, I do not give her another chance’

In this week’s Suckler Farming Focus, Aonghusa Fahy, a part-time suckler farmer, who brings progeny to beef, and has land in two counties, provides...

Meath Limousin breeder’s connection with 250,000gns heifer

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming speaks to William Smith of Milbrook Limousins, about his association with a world record price...

‘I think suckler farmers are rewarded for quality but not to a high enough level’

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming, profiles Ronan Finn, a commercial and Simmental cattle breeder, who discusses converting from a dairy-calf-to-beef...

‘The Irish farmer strives to feed the world, yet he cannot make enough to feed himself’

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Shane McElhone, about organic suckler farming in Ireland and his focus on genetics...

‘The key to success is to produce top-quality breeding females’

In this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Jack Cronin about Martin O’Connor’s annual in-calf heifer sale and his success as a show...

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...

‘I believe the future of suckler farming in Ireland is not great’

In this week’s Suckler Farmer Focus, Martin Donaghey, Donegal, Ireland, discusses achieving a compact calving window, using AI reaching targets, and his views on...

From finishing 100 beef cattle to an open farm and 13 sucklers

In this week’s Farmer Focus series, That’s Farming, speaks to Jack Saunders of Castleview Open Farm about the family’s journey from 100 beef cattle...

‘A suckler cow that is producing a €700 weanling is costing you money’

In this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming, profiles Daniel Conway of Scardaune Charolais, about how the purchase of a sole bull, Derryowen Harvey, changed...

Running a 45-cow suckler herd and juggling student life

As part of this week's Student Focus, That's Farming speak to Stefan Maher, a suckler farmer and final-year student at WIT.  Growing up near a rural village...
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