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James Strain
James Strain

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James Straines is a beef farmer in Co Donegal.

James Strain has almost finished calving for the year and is now looking to the breeding season ahead, but is his bull ready?
By James Strain on 12 February 2018
Co Donegal beef farmer James Strain reflects on the importance of talking about farm succession before it is too late.
By James Strain on 13 January 2018
Co Donegal beef farmer James Strain looks back at the disastrous weather of late 2017 and resolves to make 2018 a better year inside his farm gate.
By James Strain on 08 January 2018
Is there anything more frustrating than when a newborn calf, for reasons best known to itself, decides it doesn’t want to suck?
By James Strain on 20 November 2017
Co Donegal beef farmer James Strain has the cattle housed and is going through his usual routine of getting the cattle ready for the long winter.
By James Strain on 07 November 2017
Co Donegal beef farmer James Strain used last week's storm to take a closer look at how nature works.
By James Strain on 23 October 2017
James Strain is arming himself with all the necessary techology ahead of the beginning of his calving period this November.
By James Strain on 09 October 2017
Co Donegal beef farmer James Strain believes he is sounding like a broken record complaining about the weather again.
By James Strain on 27 September 2017
Co Donegal beef farmer James Strain is weaning while the county comes to terms with biblical floods.
By James Strain on 05 September 2017
At this time of year, James Strain likes to keep a real close eye on cows and especially dry heifers for summer mastitis.
By James Strain on 24 July 2017
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