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Darren Carty is a livestock specialist in the Irish Farmers Journal specialising in the sheep and beef sectors. Areas focused on include technical features, grassland management, herd health, breeding and domestic and global market analysis. Darren is a committee member of the Irish Grassland Association and also sits on the management team of the Teagasc / Irish Farmers Journal and the Dairy Calf to Beef programme. He holds an honours degree in Animal Science from University College Dublin. Previous to joining the farmers Journal he worked as a Teagasc adviser in Galway. He hails from a suckler and sheep farm in county Galway. Aside from farming, he has a keen interest in sports.
Sheep Ireland is holding five regional meetings ahead of the 1 December deadline for signing up to the 2018 LambPlus programme
By Darren Carty on 18 November 2017
Darren Carty advises on how to finish lambs using extra supplementary feed.
Sixmilebridge Mart in Co Clare is holding a special suckler clearance sale and entry of in-calf heifers this Saturday 18 November.
The knock-on effects of a challenging few months include a fodder deficit from cows being housed a month earlier and fewer 2016-born progeny hitting the target of finishing off grass.
By Darren Carty on 20 November 2017