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They farm a herd of traditional breed cows on 47-acres.
The 5-year-old bull topped the 83-year-old breeder's dispersal sale.
Jim has a small suckler herd and two working horses that help work the land and provide essential manure for soil fertility.
Farmer Phil delivers an important message at the end of the video.
He takes all progeny to finish and is not organic but is transitioning away from inputs.
The trailer can accommodate 16 round bales on a chassis that is shorter than other comparable machines on the market.
“32/46 of the cows went down. Over the next twelve months, we lost 128 cattle with TB and that went on for 6 years.”
He realised that he needed to create a sustainable and resilient lifestyle that his children could carry on.
It's that time of year!
A 'draw' with a difference!
Footage of ‘harvest 2020’!
"Saving on time and labour required each milking and improving farm safety."
"The subject lands are suitable for any use.”
The pit was 230 ft wide by ~400ft long.
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This is not a common sight!
Making silage with a view!
The successful bid equated to a price of approximately €16,500 per acre.
Just under 15 minutes of footage!
“Is it worth the effort?” asks Tom Pemberton