Slow progress with reseed in Fermanagh
In September, John Egerton wrote about how a drainage and reseed job in a field on his Fermanagh farm took over a year to complete.
Scottish lessons ahead of lambing
Earlier in the year, John visited his son who works on a farm in Scotland. It was amid the busy lambing period and the weather wasn’t playing ball.
Quiet weaning on Egerton farm
At weaning time in the suckler herd, John uses the Quietwean nose flaps. You can tell from the non-existent background sound in his video where they get their name from.
Hiccups with dairy heifers
Over in Co Down, Derek Robinson has a contract heifer rearing enterprise on his farm. Everything went very well for the first four years, but this year turned out different.
At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Derek had to self-isolate due to his wife catching the virus. The experience got him thinking about farm life.