Trevor and Andrew Minion run a 40-cow suckler to beef herd on 36ha of free-draining land near Wicklow town. There is diversity in the breeding herd with U grade 900kg Charolais goliaths mingling alongside petite Newford-type Aberdeen Angus cows.

Limousin is the sire of choice, with a Sympa bull having just completed is final breeding season, and AI sires ZAG, OZS, LM2321, LM2116 and LM 2117 popular.