VIDEO: Running a 600-cow dairy farm in Australia

"The main reason for choosing a robotic system was labour."

New entrant with 1 robot and Fleckvieh cows

They use 60-acres of miscanthus as bedding for their cows.

WATCH: Focusing on dairy heifer rearing

Seamus Connolly runs a 60-cow spring-calving grass-based system in Co. Monaghan.

Young Farmer: Andrew Naughton

The award-winning 20-year-old will study Science and Agriculture in IT Tralee

Career Focus: Enda Faulkner

The Donegal man is currently doing a Masters degree in Food Business Management

Young Farmer: Oisín Gill

The Mayo native overhauled his entire herd in 2016 and is reaping the benefits

Career Focus: John Tobin

John managed a 650 - cow dairy herd in New Zealand before joining LIC