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In the next of our Sheep Guide, we look at foot-rot and scald, two big causes of lameness:
Catherina meets Sandra Bogan, a pedigree Hereford cattle breeder and crafts enthusiast who spent over 25 years working for a semi-state company.
On this week’s Dairy update, we help tackle the nuisance problem that is Foot rot.
24-year-old Nicola McCarthy is making big waves in the horse breeding circles and scooped a major award with one of her very own horses in 2017.
Kevin speaks to Nicholas Thompson this week, one of the main members of the Thompson Hay and Haylage team. Nicholas helps run the family business, Thompson Hay, straw and Haylage in Co. Fermanagh.
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This week, Kevin spoke to dairy AND sheep farmer, Joe Hughes, from near Carnew in Co. Wicklow. Joe not only milks cows on the daily, but also keeps sheep and is a long-standing Macra member.
Matthew Kehoe is breeding Jacob sheep since he was 9-years-old and it all started with one very special purchase. He is also a full-time Agricultural Science student.