Junior Farmers: Meet Gavin Gallagher a 17 year old suckler farmer from Donegal


This week's Junior farmer is a fine young man from Termon in Donegal and he's a suckler farmer with a few pedigree cattle too!

Junior Farmers: Meet Gavin Gallagher a 17 year old suckler farmer from Donegal

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This week's Junior farmer is a fine young man from Termon in Donegal and he's a suckler farmer with a few pedigree cattle too!

Name: Gavin Galllagher

Location: I am located in Termon in Donegal

Age: 17

When did you start farming? I started farming when I was able to walk. I went farming every day with my granda.

What sort of farming are you at? I am farming suckler cows and beef cattle now with my father.

Favourite thing about farming? My favourite thing is calving season.

Have you always wanted to be a farmer/Do you have a future as a farmer? I love farming and yes intend to be a farmer. I hate going to school when there’s something to be done on the farm.

Do you want to study Agriculture in third level? Yes I want to attend Kildalton agricultural college.


What are your Future plans in farming? My future plans are to expand our herd and increase the number of pedigree charloais and limousines we have.

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