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Trade holds very solid for quality bulls & heifers at Ennis

“The quality of suckler stock on offer was poor overall, while trade for the average bull a bit easier”

Beef Update: Getting locked up with TB, housing cattle & hoof care

An update from the Biological Farming Conference in Tullamore; purchasing woodchip to save straw and preparing cattle for housing.

Pulling Pork - The Swabian-Hall pig

A large breed of domestic pig hailing from Germany, the Swabian-Hall are a breed which resulted from the crossing of German Landrace breeds and Meishan pigs in the early 1820’s.

Feature: Lorraine Moffitt

Lorraine Moffitt (16) is a fifth-year student that hails from a dairy, beef, suckler & sheep farm. She enjoys attending Manorhamilton Livestock Sales.

WATCH - Top 10 Black Friday Deals from GlanbiaConnect

Black Friday is fast approaching and Glanbia Connect have revealed details of their biggest Black Friday sale to date and the top ten deals on offer.

From Stable to Stable - The Camargue Horse

A horse breed native to the Camargue region of France and one originally used for working with cattle, the Camargue is one of the world’s most ancient and rarest breeds. Read all about the beauty behind the Camargue breed below.

Women in Ag: Slany Sheridan

Animal Science - Equine graduate Slany Sheridan (21), Ballinagh, Co. Cavan runs a dairy & pig farm with her father and brother. She hopes to work in the agri-food sector in the future.

Dairy Update - Queen of the land champion, drying off cows, dosing and calving!

Contributor Louise was named this year's Queen of the Land for 2018, while on the farm some cows are now being brought in at night, with beet rations up to 10kgs, more cows dried off, dosing for worms, silage testing and calving commencing.