Ireland’s oldest cow ‘Bluebell’ passes away


That’s Farming are deeply saddened to learn the death of Bluebell, Ireland’s oldest cow who has passed away at the age of thirty-three.

The beloved Hereford-cross cow was discovered dead by her owner, Michael Mullarkey in Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo last week.

Born in December-1984, Bluebell was officially registered on the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) database on January, 1st, 1985. She had her first calf in 1987 and continued to produce and rear her progeny every year for 26 years.

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