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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...

How this 100-cow suckler farmer established his own AI company

That’s Farming, speaks to Seamus Nagle, a suckler farmer and the proprietor of Bull Bank. Seamus Nagle, Doolin, County Clare, is a fifth-generation farmer...

‘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...

New €40 million BEEP-S opens

The Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, has launched the new €40 million BEEP-S pilot for 2021. He has advised farmers...

‘I think the future of pedigree breeding is very bright’ – Finnegan

That’s Farming, speaks to Bartley Finnegan, pedigree farmer and founder of Elite Pedigree Genetics. Barley Finnegan founded Elite Pedigree Genetics in Dungannon, County Tyrone, in...

Opinion: Ireland’s 65,000 suckler farmers deserve a break

The 65,000 suckler farmers of Ireland deserve a break, writes Gerard O’Brien, ICSA suckler chair. They produce the cattle that Bord Bia profile on their...

Aubrac breed ticking all the boxes for 70-cow suckler farmer

Aubrac cattle have proven to be game-changers on Alfie Hanbidge’s 70-strong suckler cow herd in Stratford-on-Slaney, Co. Wicklow. The seventh-generation farmer left school at 14...

Budget 2021: What suckler farmers should know

Budget 2021 provides €102 million in specific targeted supports for livestock farming, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue. He highlighted that €85 million...

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...

‘I try to breed roans too, but it is all about luck’

In this week’s Suckler Focus segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Conor Quinn, about his 120-cow suckler herd, 200-strong flock, studies at WIT, future career...
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