Farmer Focus: Christopher Kerr

Three generations of the Kerr family are involved in the operation of a 300-ewe flock in Co. Monaghan. The trio breed high-end sheep & bring some of the progeny through to slaughter, by feeding typhon.

Farmer Focus: Ciaran Calvey

Catherina meets suckler and sheep farmer Ciaran Calvey who is also a livestock drover at Balla Mart; and Leaving Certificate student.

Farmer Focus: Kevin Harney

Catherina meets Kevin Harney, a fourth-generation cattle; sheep and goat farmer & Agri-Business student.

Farmer Focus: Ballygar Flock

Catherina meets John Powell, a Zwartbles breeder making waves, who does not carry an ounce of farming blood. The U.K. native has been successful on the show circuit.

Farmer Focus: Padraic McKenna

Catherina meets Padraic McKenna, a suckler farmer in Co. Monaghan, who is on a mission to increase quantity & improve quality.

Farmer Focus: Francis Lyons

Catherina meets Francis Lyons, a pedigree Beltex breeder making waves in Co. Galway. Francis has travelled overseas to acquire quality breeding lines in order to push his flock to great heights.

Farmer Focus: Crossane Charolais

Catherina meets Eoin McGovern, a 22-year-old making big waves in the pedigree Charolais cattle breeding circles.

Farmer Focus: Robert Boyle

Catherina meets Robert Boyle, who has been breeding Irish Moiled cattle for close to two decades and is no stranger to the show circuit.

Farmer Focus: Matthew Kehoe

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.

Farmer Focus: Meet Lucie Walsh

Catherina meets Lucie Walsh a native of the Czech Republic who with her husband, runs a profitable herd of pedigree cattle and a snail farm in the heart of Co. Kerry.

Farmer Focus: Making waves with Simmental cattle in Co. Leitrim!

Catherina meets Leitrim’s Colm Stenson, a 33-year-old pedigree Simmental breeder and Macra na Feirme ambassador. Read about his journey here.

Farmer Focus: Going for gold with Charolais cattle in Co. Sligo!

Catherina speaks to Darragh McManus, Farm Manager of the prestigious Bostonia Charolais herd, based in Co. Sligo.

Farmer Focus: Meet Bannixtown Limousins of Tipperary!

Catherina meets Steven Tierney of Bannixtown Limousins, a leading herd in Co. Tipperary.

Farmer Focus: Meet the man behind the Powerful Blue Texel Flock

Catherina meets Philip Crowe of the Powerful Blue Texel flock, sourcing quality genetics from Holland.

Farmer Focus: Reaping the rewards of breeding Wagyu cattle

Catherina speaks to Joe Desmond, a Wagyu cattle breeder in Co. Galway.

Farmer Focus: Meet Tom Murphy – The owner of one of Ireland’s largest flocks of Galway sheep

Catherina meets Tom Murphy, a breeder of Galway sheep, one of Ireland’s only native breeds, with an official rare breed status.

Farmer Focus: Introducing the man behind the Crossmolina herd, Alan Wood.

On this week’s farmer focus, Kevin speaks to renowned Charolais breeder, Alan Wood.

Farmer Focus: Reaping the rewards of breeding pedigree Blonde cattle with a focus on genetics & grass!

Catherina speaks to Sean Galvin of Terelton Blondes, a pedigree breeder that takes a dairy farmer approach to grassland management!