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Farm buildings information from the Irish Farmers Journal

Information on farm building design and construction.
A smoke bomb can be a useful tool to identify which of your sheds are well ventilated and which may need adapting to reduce disease pressure on animals. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 11 January 2018
While dairy farmers moving north of 200 cows is becoming commonplace the same cannot be said for their suckler counterparts, however one farmer is bucking that trend. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 11 January 2018
A well-designed sheep shed is labour efficient, provides a healthy environment for sheep and shepherd and makes the best use of space available. Edward Egan, Teagasc drystock adviser reports.
By Contributor on 04 January 2018
Mark Lewis’s new suckler and beef shed in Co Armagh is just getting the finishing touches applied. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 28 December 2017
A new beef shed in Midleton, Co Cork, will house 250 weanlings on the Dalys’ farm this winter. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 21 December 2017
Watch: top sheds of the year for beef, dairy, sheep and tillage farmers
2017 witnessed somewhat of a buildings surge and here we look at some of the top sheds from the year.
By William Conlon on 01 January 2018
Most TAMS II developments require planning permission or an exemption from planning before an application can be made.
By Peter Varley on 22 December 2017
Smart design gives great freedom when testing or handling cattle in different groups.
By Contributor on 22 December 2017
In this project the new facilities were designed with cow flow taking top priority. The farmer wanted a straight run for cows coming from the collecting yard into the parlour.
By Contributor on 22 December 2017
This calf house was designed to hold approximately 100 calves that will be fed with an automatic feeder.
By Contributor on 29 December 2017
Kieran and Jim McDermott share their story of building a shed with the help of TAMS II.
By Peter Varley on 28 December 2017
Gary Gorman from Co Galway talks about the difficulty he had building his shed.
By Peter Varley on 26 December 2017
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