articles about sucklers
"Irish farmers are not paid sufficiently for breeding quality cattle,” said Alan who exports 80% of his commercial weanlings.
“My vision for the farm is to produce top-quality grass-fed cattle” – 21-year-old pedigree Limousin breeder and student-teacher
Kevin and Jason Comiskey run a suckler and sheep enterprise.
“I started with just a tractor, a mower and a bale handler."
"Anyone that’s suckler farming, should stay at it if they can.”
Quality weanlings are €100-€150 back on last year and the gap is even wider for plainer types.
Charolais-cross heifers in-calve to AI Limousin sire, ZAG
The 22-year-old wants a full-time career in agriculture
"It pumps the blood in my veins"