Weird Sheep Breeds - The Cotswold

One of the world’s rarest and most beautiful breeds, the Cotswold sheep are thought to have descended from Roman times. Read about the breed below.

Young Farmer - Kieran McDonagh

On this week’s Young series, Kevin speaks to Galway native, Kieran McDonagh, who helps run the family Suckler and sheep enterprise. Read his story below.

Weird Sheep - The Dutch Spotted

Hailing from Holland, the Dutch Spotted sheep has origins dating back to before World War One. Continue reading below.

Young Farmer - Shane Connolly

On this week’s Young Farmer series, Kevin speaks to Cong-native, Shane Connolly, who works full-time on a calf-rearing and sheep farm in Mayo. Read his story below.

Sheep Guide - A trip to Holland, dosing, sheep clicked and sale prep.

This week, there is dosing, worming and sale preparations, while Philip takes in a trip to Holland, whilst searching for the perfect Blue Texel ram. Did he achieve his primary objective? Find out below.

Sheep Guide - NSBA Championships, boluses, Clipping, worm drench and more.

Another busy week on the farm of our contributors, with show championships coming up, clipping, sheep drenched for worms and boluses. Read all about the events this week below.

Sheep Guide - Finishing lambs, show prep, fly strike, cull ewe lambs and more!

What’s happening on the farms this week? Finishing lambs, show prep, haylage, picking culls, Pour on treatments for flystrike and much more! Read it all below!