articles about livestock
A traditional Swedish dairy breed, the Fjäll was almost driven into extinction in the 1970’s. Thankfully the dairy breed still thrives. Read all about them below!
A breed of domestic sheep, hailing from Southern Germany and the Eastern Alps of Austria, The Alpines Steinschaf is this week’s featured breed. Learn all about them below.
Otherwise known as the Casta, The Aure et Saint-Girons is an endangered French breed of domestic cattle and this week’s featured breed. Almost wiped out of existence in the 80’s, Read all about it below.
This week, Kevin speaks to a third-generation haulier from Co. Meath, Mr. Colm Sherlock of Sherlock International. Read about his ‘journey’ below!
A dual-purpose breed, developed in Argentina, the Argentine Criollo is thought to have been first brought by Columbus on his maiden travels to America. Read more about the breed below.
This week, Aran gets some weanling bulls sold, though weather has the cows back in,
This week, the focus is back on animal health and husbandry and how you could save yourself some much-needed cash, through homemade treatments. Read some of them below!
This week on Brian's farm they look at culling some of the herd, while also trying to get zerograzing. We also have a new addition this week, with Aran battling to get sugar beet sown.
James Conway got into haulage to continue his father’s legacy and to do him proud. Not only does James work in haulage and help out on the family farm, but he also does great work for a local charity as well as running his own business.
Dan and Bernie were looking at ways to improve efficiency in their dairy herd, step forward Specialist Nutrition and their Eornagold product. Watch the video to find out more about the product or read more below!
This week, we profile the breed which was developed after the successful crossbreeding of Hereford and Brahman cattle. The result, the Braford. Read all about it below!
The Beetal breed originates in the Punjab and Haryana regions of India and Pakistan and to say they are unique-looking would be an understatement. Read all about the breed below!
This week, more calves are sold on Louise's farm as they also battle to source silage with cows still housed, Brian meanwhile manages to get slurry out with four cows left to calf. Read about their week below!
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