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Joe Egan (35) from Tipperary has grown winter barley and spring oats. He also finishes hoggets.
There are often three generations stood behind the counter at any one time
23-year-old Shauna Begley has her own herd number, land and livestock.
Stephen Gill (21) - who grew up on a beef, sheep and tillage farm - studied Drystock Management. He is now a BSc in Agriculture student at WIT.
Sheep Chairman Sean Dennehy accused dog owners who allow their pets to roam without restriction, of acting in a “grossly irresponsible, reckless and selfish manner.
Hailing from near Kilmacanogue in Co. Wicklow, 36-year-old James Doyle is this week’s featured young farmer. Read about his progression into the industry below.
**GRAPHIC CONTENT** - “The ewe went to the river to try and get rid of the savage dog, but sadly lost its life whilst trying to escape the horrible attack”
On this week’s installment of ‘Sheep Diary’ with Matthew Kehoe, some of the ewe lambs receive a shearing and a footbath, whilst Matthew discusses diet for the lambs, housing, shows and sales prep, and wool.
On the latest installment of ‘Sheep Guide’, the focus has shifted to handling your flock and what negative impacts bad handling may have. Continue Reading below.