The Italian job: pioneering advancements in sheep technology
The Societá Agricola Piras Michelino farm in Sardinia was one of the first to introduce a milking machine in the 1980s, with the farm also a forerunner in the development of breed improvement.
Capitalising on a mild winter with a solid feeding programme
The positive weather in recent months is providing a solid platform to maintain sheep in good body condition in mid and late pregnancy
Temporary sheep fencing – grazing surplus grass and forage crops
Sheep fencing doesn't need to cost a fortune, with plenty of options now on the market allowing fencing to be set up quickly.
Tried and tested system doing the business in Donegal
Michael McLoughlin’s hill sheep enterprise has developed over 30 years and is based on making the best use of the farm’s resources while minimising labour input.