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Alpaca Update: Introducing K2Alpacas

Meet our newest contributor Joe Phelan who farms 55 alpacas in Co. Wicklow. Here is his first weekly update.

Feature: Dwayne Shiels - Woodtown Texels

Young shepherd of the year, Dwayne Shiels, established his pedigree Texel flock in 2015 and hasn't looked back since.

Goat Update: Selling the sheep flock and re-organising the layout of sheds

Ami re-organised the farm’s two 24-cubicle sheds and 5-bay slatted shed to accommodate for goats. The British Holstein and Fleckvieh calves were TB tested.

Young Farmer - Aine Murray

On this week’s young farmer series, Kevin speaks to Aine Murray who helps run one of the country’s top ten EBI herds on the Tipperary/Offaly border. Read her story below!

Farmer Focus: Ballyboley Dexters

The Alexander family, Co. Down produce and sell premium grass-fed Dexter beef directly to customers. They have claimed their fair share of accolades on the show circuit.

Student Update: Emma McCormack

Emma McCormack compares the external rotary milking parlour with the conventional herringbone.