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My Farming Week: Mike O’Shea, Gleann Fán, Dingle Peninsula, Kerry
UCD student Paul Connors* recently attended a LUDF farm focus day in New Zealand which is trialling a system of a reduced stocking rate with less input while still increasing production.
By Contributor on 22 October 2014
The uplift in demand for Scottish Blackface ewes and rams was clearly evident at the recent Mayo Mountain Blackface and Mayo Connemara Sheep Society sales, with a €1,300 record for the top ram.
By Darren Carty on 16 October 2014
Paul Mooney visits a Kerry farm where they are harvesting their rainwater and storing it in a 6,500-gallon tank.*
By Paul Mooney on 21 October 2014
The BETTER Farm participants visted former UK Beef Farmer of the year, Mike Powley last week to see how his suckler to beef system achieves 1kg/day of carcase weight gain.
By Kieran Mailey on 16 October 2014
Eoin Ryan of UCD Vet Hospital discusses pneumonia which is inflammation of the lungs and respiratory airways and is one of the main causes of calf mortality in Ireland on an annual basis.*
By Contributor on 21 October 2014
Due to low afforestation, Ireland cannot achieve a sustainable wood energy (IT) and (IT) timber processing industry.
By Donal Magner on 16 October 2014
This year's Teagasc Pig Conference is taking place today and tomorrow in Tipperary and Cavan.
By Farmers Journal on 21 October 2014
Dr Philip Skuce, an expert in liver and rumen fluke was in NI last week speaking at meetings organised by MSD Animal Health. He spoke to David Wright about managing fluke this winter.
By Contributor on 16 October 2014
The IFA President called for support at local and European level for post-quota dairy farmers.
By Farmers Journal on 21 October 2014
Stabiliser cattle producer Edward Rook has been focusing on feed efficiency on his Yorkshire farm, with bulls slaughtered at 350kg carcase weight by 13 months of age.
By Kieran Mailey on 16 October 2014
The poor weather conditions over the last few days has resulted in stronger numbers coming out to marts. As a result prices have weakened slightly.
By Nathan Tuffy on 21 October 2014
What's on in the marts in the coming weeks including special sales.
By Nathan Tuffy on 16 October 2014
Ciaran Lenehan is hoping he doesn't experience any respiratory diseases as he prepares for indoor weaning in the coming weeks.
By Contributor on 21 October 2014
Class have a revamped and improved Jaguar 900 model range for the 2015 foraging season.
By James Maloney on 16 October 2014
The Commercial Cattle Society Annual Winter Fair took place in Roscommon Livestock Co-Operative Mart on 12 and 13 October.
By Farmers Journal on 21 October 2014
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Sheep farmer Moss Murphy, Cilliruith, Mount Eagle, Ceann Tra, West Dingle, and his dog Glen are guiding sheep down from Mount Eagle. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan
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