Northern Ireland
50,000th Lely robot installed on Antrim farm
Kieran Mailey
The 50,000th Lely Astronaut automated milking robot has been installed on a Co Antrim dairy farm, replacing an 18-point parlour.
22 May 2024 Pedigree
Best in the business in Balmoral
Shanon Kinahan takes a look back at all the cattle champions from the 155th Balmoral Show
17 May 2024 Pedigree
Watch: all eyes on the dairy rings at Balmoral Show
Shanon Kinahan is at the dairy rings on day three of the 155th Balmoral Show.
Milking 1,100 cows on an Irish-owned farm in Germany
Peter Doyle and Ciarán Tangney are on college placement on a 1,100-cow dairy farm in Brandenburg, Germany.
13 May 2024 News
Forage and fertility in focus at UGS spring dairy meeting
The Beattie family gave an overview of their 180 cow herd when hosting the Ulster Grassland Society's spring dairy meeting last week. Kieran Mailey reports.
Solomon solos another win at 12th annual Emerald Expo
Shanon Kinahan brings you all the championship results from the 12th annual Emerald Expo
1 May 2024 Pedigree
Grove Holsteins finds its groove with robotic milking
John Mitchell outlined the moved to using robots to milk his dairy herd of 750 cows at a farm walk last week. Kieran Mailey reports.
24 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Kentucky tucks away the top price at IHFA Premier show and sale
Shanon Kinahan was in Kilmallock Mart last week for the annual IHFA spring premier show and sale.
4 April 2024 Pedigree
In pictures: Aghavilly Holsteins hit 3,100gns at dispersal sale
An on-farm dispersal sale of Aghavilly Holsteins saw prices topping 3,100 guineas.
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Captain sons dominate young genomic bull rankings
Four sons of Genosource captain take the top four rankings on the Holstein young genomic bull list
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
In pictures: IHFA premier bull and heifer sale
Shanon Kinahan takes a look at some of the highlights from the IHFA premier bull sale.
28 March 2024 Pedigree
Milking ‘happy medium’ cows in Dundonald
The NI Institute of Agricultural Science recently visited the dairy unit at Blakiston Houston Estates in Co Down.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland