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Ultimately I am trying to run a business here and in the grand scheme of things, I will be relieved to see some monetary return for all my hard work, writes Clodagh Hughes.
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The cottage stands on a circa 1-acre site and retains many original features, according to the selling agent.
Tateetra & Rathmore Farms is one of Ireland’s largest suckler herds.
She was “dull, febrile and anorexic with a loss of milk”.
“Flock performance is driven by genetics. The use of performance recorded rams from a forage-based system will ensure I can maintain 1.8 lambs weaned per ewe whilst driving lamb performance from grass."
The herd has grown from 40 cows. The herd is milked through a 20-unit GEA parlour, with a collecting yard, handling facilities, calving area and cubicle shed all under one roof.
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There is nothing quite like the feeling of a frosty morning on the gallops when the rest of the campus is quiet, writes Anna McGuinness.