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Matthew discusses the adventures of his US trip, telling us all about the sheep farm at the Purdue Animal Sciences Research Farm. Matthew also updates us on the farm back in Ireland. Read about his escapades this week below.
Philip's ram tops the sale at the Big Boy Ram Sale, while Philip also discusses the benefits of breeding blues and his method of sponging them, which he will carry out over the coming week. Read more below.
Grass growth picks up this week, with second cut silage taken and slurry and fertilisers spread. Also discussed is sponging, the export trade, the current rush to get straw, bedding options, an educational trip to the US and show preparation.
On this week's Sheep Guide, Matthew talks sponging, synchronization, borrowing rams and breeding in general.
A trip to Sheep 2018 where an abundance of information was taken in, Fences replaced and further calls for rain. A busy week on the farm this week, find out what happened below.
This week some of our farmers look forward to Sheep 2018 in Athenry and upcoming shows, while the battle for grass is firming up and preparation underway to gather the flock. Also a few cases of maggots and some sheep sold. Read more below.
This week, there is dosing, worming and sale preparations, while Philip takes in a trip to Holland, whilst searching for the perfect Blue Texel ram. Did he achieve his primary objective? Find out below.
Another busy week on the farm of our contributors, with show championships coming up, clipping, sheep drenched for worms and boluses. Read all about the events this week below.
What’s happening on the farms this week? Finishing lambs, show prep, haylage, picking culls, Pour on treatments for flystrike and much more! Read it all below!
An eventful week this week, with show preparation in full swing, EID tagging, registrations, hill walkers disturbing flocks, sheep returned to commonage lands, new tractors purchased, weaning and more. Read it all below in this week’s Sheep guide.
Some sheep shorn this week, with replacements chosen and lambs chosen for showing this year. Halter training beginnining also, on this weeks sheep guide!
This week is another busy one, with EID Tags prep, lambs weaned, lambs culled and more! Read it all below!
More lambs drenched for Nematodirus this week, with Spring cleaning occurring on Matthew's farm. Meanwhile, Ciaran is repairing fences, watching his working dog shine, treating scald and much more.
Philip tackles more orf outbreaks this week, with great results, while Matthew gets the last of sheep out to grass, while also drenching for Nematodirus.
An eventful week on the farm this week, with lambs dosed, a battle to get silage ground cut, docks sprayed and even the sale of a bull to France. Read all about it below!
This week, Ciarán is approaching the end of lambing, while all three are looking to prevent future illness. Read about what happened on their farms this week below!
This week, Matthew battles with mastitis, while he also looks to get as much urea out as possible. Read more below!
Matthew looks to prevent any future health problems as he looks to turn his sheep onto grass, with feet clipped and sheep bathed. Read all about their past week below!