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A round-up of some of the rest of the pictures from around the country

Elanor Reilly at the Irish Limousin Cattle Society premier May sale. \ Shanon Kinahan

Dairy farmer Andrew Whelton brings his herd of 160 cows in for milking. \ Andy Gibson

A farmer working the land near Bellharbour, Co Clare. \ Eamon Ward

Kim Montgomery with her mother Joy and daughter Amelia from Ballyrobin, Co Antrim, alongside Ballyrobin Tigerroll, the senior champion, at the Limousin Cattle Society show and sale in Ballymena Mart. \ Houston Green

Dave Moloney and Shane O'Leary of Mark Troy Agri Services setting a 7ac field of maize under plastic at Smugglers Cove, Rosscarbery, Co Cork. \ David Patterson

Eugene McGovern ploughing at Drummany Spirit organic farm in Milltown, Co Cavan, as they prepare to plant Liskamm spring wheat on the land. \ Lorraine Teevan

Dairy and beef farmer John Michael Foley feeding his herd of beef cattle. \ Andy Gibson

James Blair, Rathbeg, and Sarah McDowell, Dundrod, moving ewes with triplets, along with Sarah's single pet Suffolk lamb, to better grass this week. \ Houston Green

Charlie Miller tilling ground at Boveen, Sharavogue, Birr, Co Offaly, ahead of sowing spring barley. \ Odhran Ducie

The Ulster Grassland Society’s spring meeting took place recently on the farm of Richard and Robert Beattie in Dunloy, Co Antrim. Pictured is host farmer Richard Beattie speaking to the over 150-large crowd in attendance. \ Houston Green