Baling during a sunny spell

John Joe Byrne of S&J Byrne Agri, Lismore, took advantage of the good weather to make silage bales for Stephen and John Mills at Glenview, Ballyduff, Co Waterford. Stephen had intended making the bales last Autumn but the weather had other plans. \ Donal O' Leary

Emett and John Joe Byrne of S&J Byrne Agri, Lismore, and dairy farmer Stephen Mills. \ Donal O' Leary

Ploughing in preparation for sowing spring barley

Finbarr O' Donovan of O' Donovan Bros contractors, Barryroe ploughing for spring barley near Ardfield, Co Cork. \ Donal O' Leary

Finbarr O' Donovan. \ Donal O' Leary

Vet and sheep farmer kept busy

Carina Mederle from Ruhillmore, Boherbue, Co Cork. \ Valerie O'Sullivan

Dairy herd in Co Meath

Anne Caffrey, who farms with her husband Ger in Ardcath, Duleek, Co Meath, feeding twin heifers on the farm. \ Philip Doyle

Weekly cattle sale at Enniskillen Mart

Robert Johnston, Coleraine, Co Derry, and Ivan Loughery, Limavady, Co Derry, checking over some of the stock at Enniskillen Mart, Co Fermanagh. \ Houston Green

Davy Thompson, Letterbreen, Co Fermanagh, penning some Limousin heifers. \ Houston Green

This Charolais heifer sold for £840. \ Houston Green

Roundup from around the country

Elaine Houlihan will soon become the 39th Macra na Feirme president. \ Odhran Ducie

Liam Guinan putting in straw bedding for his new born calves at Ballinaguilsha, Birr, Co Offaly. Liam had 25 calves born in the previous four days and he is hoping to have another 90 cows calved by the end of February. \ Odhran Ducie

Orla Hogan with her pet lambs at Tuamgraney, Co Clare. Orla has 25 ewes and there are 17 left to lamb. \ Odhran Ducie

Ten-year-old Luke McDowell from Rathriland, Co Down, with his father Mervyn, at the Holstein NI Bull Show and Sale in Kilrea, Co Derry. \ Houston Green

Kevin Heffernan and Seamus McEvoy carrying out spring maintenance on lands at Deerpark, Ballycrissane, Co Galway. Seamus is due to start calving in the coming weeks. \ Odhran Ducie

Robert Logan checking up on some of his calves before an inspection on his 100-cow dairy farm ouside Drumcon, Co Antrim. \ Houston Green

Robert Logan. \ Houston Green

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This week in photos: calving, liming, setting potatoes and an agri open day