Going for Goats - The Tauernsheck Goat

A goat breed native to Austria and primarily raised for dairy purposes, the Tauernsheck is a very uniquely marked breed and one of the world’s rarest breeds.

Going for Goats - The Toggenburg goat

One of the oldest known dairy goat breeds, the Toggenburg goat hails from St. Gallen in Switzerland and is capable of producing up to 750kgs of milk per lactation. Read all about the breed below.

Weird Cow Breeds - The Podolica

A domestic breed of cattle hailing from Southern Italy, with origins unknown, the Podolica are a triple purpose breed raised for meat, milk and draught purposes. Read all about the breed below.

Dairy Update - Copper deficiencies, Red water, Maize sowed and Silage Prep!

Preparing for silage, Red water, Meningitis, dividing herd by performance, sowing maize and GDT results. All on this week's Dairy update. Read it below!

Dairy Update: Glanbia, Kerry and Lakelands hold October Milk Prices

Glanbia and Lakeland Dairies have confirmed today that they will hold milk prices paid for October supplies.

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.