Farmer Focus: Knockcroghery Pedigrees

Joe, Mark and Declan Miley are multi-prize-winning pedigree sheep and pedigree cattle breeders from Co. Roscommon.

Farmer Focus: Ballynevin Organic Farm

Aaron Delaney and his family are organic grass-fed beef and lamb producers. The Laois farmers sell their high-quality produce directly to customers.

Farmer Focus: Donadea Jacobs

18-year-old Cathal Walsh is the young breeder behind the prize-winning Donadea Jacob flock. Based in Co. Kildare, the flock has experienced immense success on the show circuit.

Farmer Focus: Dingle Droimeann

The Long’s family farm is home to various rare breeds including Droimeann and Bó Riabhach cattle and a flock of Herdwick sheep.

Farmer Focus: Silverbrook Herd

Catherina meets John McEvoy who runs a commercial sheep enterprise & herd comprising of commercial & pedigree Charolais cattle in Co. Offaly.

Farmer Focus: Barry O’ Sullivan

Catherina meets Barry O’ Sullivan who runs a dairy enterprise in partnership with his parents in Co. Meath. The Ballyhaise Ag. College graduate has travelled to Australia & Saudi Arabia.

Farmer Focus: The Danagher Brothers

Catherina meets the Danagher brothers, Errill, Co. Laois who run a commercial and pedigree Charolais herd. The family finish 60% of the progeny on-farm.

Farmer Focus: Tom Keane

Catherina meets Tom Keane who runs one of Ireland’s largest herds of Droimeann cattle in Co. Limerick. Heis also actively involved in the Droimeann Cattle Society.

Farmer Focus: Jalex Herd

Catherina meets the Alexander family, who purchase; inseminate and sell top-quality commercial heifers are the upper end of the market.