Junior Farmers: Meet Liam a 15 year old working with his father on their dairy and beef farm in Meath


In the second in a mini series we talk to the next generation of farmers in Ireland. This week its Liam a 15 year old working with his father on their dairy farm in Meath.

Junior Farmers: Meet Liam a 15 year old working with his father on their dairy and beef farm in Meath

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In the second in a mini series we talk to the next generation of farmers in Ireland. This week its Liam a 15 year old working with his father on their dairy farm in Meath.



Name: Liam Garry
Location: Clonmellon Meath

Background in Agriculture- when did you start farming?
Started when I was 4

How many generations is the farm within the family? 3 alive

Tell me about your farm, system in place, day – to-day tasks?
Dairy farm winter calving milk all year round 60-70 cows of high ebi and litres. Have about 150 head of suckler and beef cattle.
I work on my fathers dairy farm and buy 20 heifer calves each year for myself and wean them and sell them on hopefully make a profit.

What is your favourite thing about farming? Always something to do

Have you always wanted to be a farmer? Yes

Do you want to study Agriculture in third level? Yes

What are your Future plans in farming?

Take over and hopefully get more into beef.

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