WATCH: Organic dairy farm

“We decided to go into organics back in 2008" - Darren

WATCH: Focusing on dairy heifer rearing

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

WATCH: Improving milk solids

"This small change equated to a significant saving of €1,600/month"

WATCH: The importance of feeding concentrates to calves

Calves should have access to concentrates within the first few days of life.

WATCH: Mask View Flock

The Mask View flock in Co. Mayo comprises of 400 Lanark-type ewes and pedigree Bluefaced Leicesters.


PSD Agri Trading – established by Sean Whitehead over 10 years ago - supply seed and fertiliser to tillage farmers and formulate diets for various farming enterprises.

Video: Feeding in-lamb ewes

John Morahan, Co. Mayo and Tomas Quinn, Co. Longford discuss the management of ewe nutrition.

WATCH: Padraig Brady - Beef Trial

Pádraig Brady's bulls (includes 8 FR) achieved 1.82kg/day over 90 days using 'pot ale', a feed wagon and Kiernan Milling's Hi-Maize Mix. The bulls had an average carcass weight of 406.76kg.

Women in Ag: Rebecca Tierney

Although Rebecca Tierney (23) once considered becoming a primary school teacher, she studied Animal Science at UCD. The fourth-generation farmer works at Kiernan Milling and is undertaking a Masters degree.

WATCH: Achieving 2.59kg over 110 days using potatoes & a High-Maize Mix

The bulls had an average carcass weight of 474.43kg and were of U grade conformation, returning a fat class of 3=.

Career Profile: David Magee

Catherina meets 27-year-old David Magee M. Agr. Science, a multi-prize winning pedigree Charolais breeder and the Ruminant Nutritionist with Kiernan Milling.