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Farmer Writes: all ready to calve
Karen McCabe
Karen McCabe is all set to calve, with "straw bales ordered and delivered and new boarding installed".
10 March 2024 News
Watch: this week in photos
Our top photos this week include farmers letting cows in for evening milking, checking on livestock and protesting at county council offices. Our photographers also captured events and sheep at snow.
2 March 2024 Grass & feeding
The Grass Week: challenging conditions kickstart March
While February was a tough month for getting stock out to grass, it’s hoped that the reverse of last year is on the cards.
Watch: farms covered in a blanket of snow
A yellow weather warning for snow and ice is in place for nine counties.
1 March 2024 News
Further status yellow weather warnings issued for Thursday
Met Éireann is expecting a cold snap, which is to bring freezing and heavy rain to some parts of the country on Thursday.
7 February 2024 News
Snow/ice warning issued for west and northwest
Counties Cavan, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Monaghan, Roscommon and Sligo are all included in the snow/ice warning.
6 February 2024 News
Farmer Writes: cows plan to calve on the worst nights
Our two weanling bulls were brought to the mart on the Saturday we had planned for and while trade was good, we only sold the pedigree Limousin.
31 January 2024 Farmer Writes
Temperatures of -4°C and snow forecast overnight
A yellow weather warning will come into place at 6pm on Tuesday until 11am on Wednesday.
16 January 2024 News
Fending off the big freeze
Adam Woods takes a look at some tips and advice to keep your farm running through the current cold snap of weather the country is experiencing.
10 January 2024 Management
Farmer Writes: 2023 was a year to forget
Co Donegal farmer James Strain reflects on the highs and lows of farming in 2023.
8 January 2024 News