Potential new markets for Belted Galloway Beef

Pedigree steers have carcass weights of 280-320 kgs at 28-30-months and heifers can kill-out at 260-300kgs at 24-28-months. Cross-breds can achieve carcass weights up to 360kgs under 30-months.

Young Farmer - Shane Seymour

This week’s featured Young Farmer is 26-year-old Tipperary Dairy farmer, Mr. Shane Seymour, who is running a milking herd of 146 cows in a partnership alongside his father, John. Read his story in full below!

Young Farmer - Norma Leahy

On the latest installment of the ‘Young Farmer’ series, Kevin caught up with 21 year old sheep, goat and beef farmer, Norma Leahy, who also works as a calf exporter and in two marts in her native Co. Limerick. Read her story now below!

Weird Cow Breeds - Piemontese Cattle

Did you know that Piemontese bulls can weigh up to 850kgs? Or that they hail from Italy and were a triple-purpose breed? Learn all about the breed on this week’s Weird Cow Breed feature below!

Young Farmer - Joe Metcalfe

Based near Dunlavin in Co. Wicklow, Joe Metcalfe is not only a dairy farmer but also runs a beef finishing and tillage enterprise alongside his father. Read his story below on this week’s ‘Young Farmer’ feature.