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Way Out West: From farming and teaching to football and typing
Tommy Moyles
Combining farming, teaching and his interest in GAA means every week has some variety for Co Mayo suckler farmer Alan Flatley. Tommy Moyles reports.
21 September 2022 NI Sheep Programme
NI Sheep Programme: Getting ewes ready for breeding at Tynan Abbey
Kate Kingan and Peter Mant are making final preparations before the rams go out with the ewes on 1 October. Kieran Mailey reports.
1 September 2022 News
Four different Cheviot crosses in special breeding sale in Donegal
Among the entry of 1,260 sheep in Stranorlar Mart on Friday evening are pure Cheviot females and crosses, with Scottish Blackface, Suffolk and Bluefaced Leicester rams.
Farmer Writes: just one cow left to calve in 2022
Calving, mastitis and water issues all feature in Karen McCabe's latest update from her Leitrim farm.
27 August 2022 Farmer Writes
How to enter the Irish Texel Sheep Society writing competition
The Irish Texel Sheep Society, in association with the Irish Farmers Journal, is running a writing competition for young Texel enthusiasts. Read more here.
10 August 2022 Pedigree
Looking back on lambing - decisions for the future
As the programme farmers make breeding decisions for this autumn, programme adviser Senan White reviews spring lambing performance and how this info is used to influence breeding decisions.
3 August 2022 NI Sheep Programme
NI Sheep Programme: Five management tasks for late summer
Kieran Mailey outlines some of the management tasks to be completed on the programme farms during late summer.
Weight gain key to high performance on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods takes a look at weaning weights on Tullamore Farm over the last few years and how the weights compare to the national average.
20 July 2022 Breeding & health
Beef Management: BEEP Weighing, Tullamore Farm Open day and Farm Safety Week
A look at what farmers need to do in advance of BEEP weighing, a preview of the Tullamore farm open day and a few tips on farm safety.
20 July 2022 Management
NI Sheep Programme: replacement selection – EID coming to the fore
Programme adviser Senan White gives an outlined to how some of the programme farmers have begun selecting their potential flock replacements this year.
Tullamore Farm: end of the breeding season in sight
There is plenty happening on Tullamore Farm at the moment between breeding coming to a close, bulls being drafted for slaughter and the first lambs being killed.
29 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Suckler outfits sell to £2,160 at Swatragh
The monthly sale of breeding cattle in Swtragh Mart saw firm demand for maiden heifers and suckler outfits.
29 June 2022 Northern Ireland