articles about genetics
This week’s featured young farmer hails from near Borris in Co. Carlow and has been helping run the family farm alongside his brother for the past three years, Mr. Ciaran O’Shea. Read about Ciaran’s progression into the industry below!
This week, we profile they descendants of Spanish stock left along the Atlantic and Gulf coast of America, the Pineywood.
On this week’s Young Farmer series, Kevin speaks to Christy McCarthy, who runs a winter milk herd in West Cork.
Young Farmer: Meet Christopher Tuffy - A 26-old-year milking 150 cows with a strong emphasis on genetics and grass!
Catherina speaks to Christopher Tuffy, a progressive dairy farmer that started milking 90 cows at 21 and has since expanded to 150 cows!
On this week’s weird sheep breeds, we profile the Wensleydale, the sheep known for its wild hair.
On this week’s Weird Cow breeds, we are looking into the rare breed that dates back over 2,000 years, the White Park.
This week on weird sheep breeds we look at the breed native to the Isle of Man, the Manx Loaghtan.
This week on Weird Cow Breeds we profile the Droughtmaster, the original Australian creation.
Stuart takes a look at the GMO debate and ask can Ireland go fully GMO free or is it too late?
The first ever FDA approved genetically modified salmon has hit the shelves for consumers to buy.
The Teagasc Sheep Open day was held yesterday at the Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre in Athenry Co. Galway.