Farming 180 sucklers and 100 ewes on 600-acres

"You have to get your numbers up to survive at the minute.”

WATCH: Sinéad Cusack

“Farming is special to me because I know no other job” – Sinéad (44), Mayo

Contractor of the week: Aidan Lightholder Agri Contracting & Hire

"The beef sector is on its knees at the moment and it’s hard". The suckler farmer turned to contracting during the beef crisis

Contractor of the week - Henry Browne, Browne Contractors

Based near Macroom in the rebel county that is Cork, The team of Browne Contractors have been in action for over fifty years. That’sFarming caught up with Henry Browne to find out more. Read their story in full below.

Young Farmer - Conor Quinn

This week’s featured young farmer is Conor Quinn, who hails from a Suckler and sheep background in Co. Kildare. Read his story in full below.

Young Farmer - John Ryan

The son of a former dairy farmer, John Ryan is now rearing Suckler cows and sheep on the family farm near Balla in Co. Mayo. Read his story below.

All Things Haulage - Gerard Malone, Malone Freight LTD

On This week’s ‘All Things Haulage Feature’ Kevin speaks to Co. Down native and the man behind Malone Freight Ltd, Mr. Gerard Malone. Read his story now below.

Farmer Focus - Luke Garavan, The Carrowholly herd.

On Farmer Focus this week, That’sFarming speak to Westport native and suckler farmer, Mr. Luke Garavan. Read his story in full below.

Young Farmer - Colin McLoughlin

On our ‘Young Farmer’ series, Kevin talks to a Roscommon native who is an A.I Technician and sheep, beef and suckler farmer, Mr. Colin McLoughlin. Read his story in full below.

Young Farmer - Barry Clarke

On ‘Young Farmers’ this week, Kevin speaks to sheep farming Sligo-native and Bank of Ireland worker, Barry Clarke. Read his story below.

Young Farmer - Kieran McDonagh

On this week’s Young series, Kevin speaks to Galway native, Kieran McDonagh, who helps run the family Suckler and sheep enterprise. Read his story below.