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.
Early lactation feeding will set foundation for subsequent performance
Feeding programmes need to be correctly implemented so that ewes are not prevented from reaching peak milk yield.
2019 looking like a better year for outdoor lambing
While the weather can change significantly in the coming weeks, the favourable grass growth over the winter is providing a better opportunity for outdoor lambing flocks.
Striving to get more from grass in Kildare
Dan O’Loughlin has embarked on a programme of lifting grassland performance through improving farm infrastructure, reseeding and addressing soil fertility.