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The Fury Action daughter – weighing 580kg – set a new NI record on Friday. There was a great interest in top quality breeding heifers with a 97% clearance and an average price of €2,395 forked out.
Caron McGeough, The McGilligans, Tony Johnston, Alex Lyttle and Victor Chestnutt will feature on this Thursday’s episode.
Caramba Beef Shorthorns - established in 2011 - comprises of forty breeding females. The Galway-based herd hosts an online sale of breeding stock annually.
The ear muffs are completely adjustable and have a water repellent material on the outside, which keeps the ears dry if it's snowing/raining.
Calving, winning Wicklow Calf Company’s milk replacer competition, turning out store heifers, selling stock at the mart and more!
Shane Connolly - who works on a farm outside Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo - has created a home-made lamb feeder using an old Burco water boiler, a tyre and an old barrel.
Freda Kinnarney, Matt and Rita Goulding, Diarmuid Ó Curraoin and Martin and Mary O'Donoghue will appear on the show.
Dairy Update - Mortellaro outbreak, Calves sold for €200, grass levels discussed and AI to start shortly
Grass levels discussed, calves sold at local marts, AI to commence shortly and dairy and beef-bred calves born, as well as Mortellaro outbreaks. Get it all on this week's Dairy update below!
Joe Forristal & Keelin Walsh farm Mules, Easycare, Suffolk, Cheviot, Charollais & Charmoise sheep in Kilkenny. Joe – who works in the tech industry – has developed a system to monitor flock performance.
“Farmers who have never had a BVD positive test result in their calves are fed up with a scheme that has gone on for seven years” – ICSA
Quality lots improved by €20-€50/head this week, while demand is poor for light-weight cattle and those with strong dairy-influence.