VIDEO: Meet the 70-year-old who has shorn more than 1,000,000 sheep

He shears 160 sheep daily and never misses a day’s work.

VIDEO: Know when your lamb is ready to maximise profitability

"Farmers do not get paid for these extra kgs of meat and it costs them money" - Comiskey on overweight lambs

Farmer’s Diary: Factory prices and a new approach to dosing lambs

It has been good to see factory prices hold up for July, but for how long that will last? asks Edward Earle, who farms 300 ewes with his parents.

Pictures and prices: €235 for hoggets at Roscommon

First-crop ewes sold to €180, while a pen of 2 and 3-year-old ewes hit €155.

Farmer’s Diary: How I became a sheep farmer after a serious road traffic collision

After a very serious traffic accident in 2010, my life, as I knew it, changed forever, writes Clodagh Hughes.

'I fear that small-scale suckler farms like my own may become a thing of the past'

Shane Joyce farms 12 suckler cows and 25 ewes with his father and works on a dairy farm.

PHOTOS: Win this pedigree ET Texel shearling ram

His ET brother sold for €1,600 at last year’s premier Texel sale, according to Conway.

Farmer’s Diary: A ‘woolly’ reflection this week

I believe many of life’s lessons, good and tough, can be learned through working with animals, writes sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes.

A 22-year-old full-time beef and sheep farmer

“The greatest challenge I have faced since coming home full-time has been a poor beef price”