Milking 60 cows on 65 hectares

Leon Brennan recently installed a robotic milking system on his farm in Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.

'You need 50 cows nowadays to survive in a one-man setup'

Alan Clarke expanded the farm from 19 dairy cows to 50.

Profile: Dairygold Research Farm

"High EBI-cows are more profitable - they consistently yield more valuable milk, they are easier to manage, to get back in-calve and last longer in the herd"

Young Farmer: Meet Christopher McCarthy, the 22-year-old West Cork, Dairy farmer.

On this week’s Young Farmer series, Kevin speaks to Christy McCarthy, who runs a winter milk herd in West Cork.

Young Farmer: Patrick Mc Carthy

Cork native Patrick McCarthy has been running the family farm for over 13 years now, since taking the reigns from his father back in 2004.

My Pedigree Week: Keeping up with Kilsunny

The Kilsunny team attend the annual IHFA Holstein open day, and they wait in anticipation for their first Hereford calf of the summer.