Farm machinery

The latest farm machinery news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with reports, reviews, prices and videos of new and vintage farm machinery, motors and more.

Watch: new Fendt 314 with new control layout explained
The first of the new generation Fendt tractors with the new cab controls finally touched down in Ireland last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney spoke with Sean Gorman from Fendt to find out more
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Best in Claas for Westmeath goat farmers
Two years ago, Westmeath goat farmers Juergen and Claudia Marl invested in a new 115hp Claas Arion 430. Peter Thomas Keaveney took a trip to the midlands to find out how it has performed since.
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MOTORS
New Land Rover Hard Top models
Land Rover recently introduced its new Hard Top defender models, available in 90 and 110 body designs. Gary Abbott reports.
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Toyota overhauls the Hilux for 2021
Toyota have revamped its Hilux range for 2021. Models will benefit from more power, improved on-board technology alongside a new range topping Invincible grade option.
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VINTAGE
MB Trac completes the collection for Cork man
Gary Abbott caught up with Cork-based vintage and classic machinery enthusiast Gordon O’Mahony to find out more about his 1987 Mercedes-Benz MB Trac 1500 and some of the other machines in his yard.
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CalfChat poll shows calf rearers adopting simpler time-saving feeding methods
Calf rearers using milk replacer are being reminded to base their feeding calculations on the number of grammes of the product fed to calves rather than the volume of mixed milk.
Euronit – Tegral, for the next generation
Since 1936 Tegral has been at the heart of agriculture and farms in Ireland, proud to be the farmer’s choice. They are now ready for the next generation, and proud to introduce their new name Euronit.
50% of rearers risk calf health by omitting transition milk from feeding
Calf rearers are vastly under-estimating the speed at which a newborn calf’s gut closes, leaving that animal highly vulnerable to enteric diseases.
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