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Tomás's Farming Week: Ploughing on with the Spring Barley

There’s been a lot of talk recently about all the technology that is coming online on Irish farms over the next few years

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The Top 10 Counties Buying Calves This Spring

Movement Cert Applications Up 77%

This year alone, movement cert applications in Herdwatch were up by 77%. We delved more into the figures showing us what Counties were buying the most calves.

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Which counties came out on top this calving season?

Calving season 2017 is drawing to a close and this year more farmers than ever are using Herdwatch for calf registration, with a significant overall increase in calf registrations through the app

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Gearóid's Farming Week: Welcoming New Calves To Farm Life

Like many farms around the country, Farm life is hectic with many new arrivals putting added pressure on both the housing and slurry storage facilities.

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Helen's Farming week: Focusing on Prevention Rather Than Cure

Calving is in full swing at the minute with 22 cows calved and a Nitrates inspection in the middle of the hustle and bustle!

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Peace Of Mind For The Price of A Cup of Coffee

Nigel Flannery is a mixed Suckler and Sheep farmer from the shores of Lough Gara in Co. Sligo. Nigel works full time off-farm,

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Tomas's Farming Week: How To Start Farming With No Capital

I farm at home with my father Billy, our farm is made up of 165 acres of mixed beef and tillage in Abbeyleix, County Laois.

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Gearoid's Farming Week: Suckler Farming in West Clare

I come from Labasheeda a West Clare village situated alongside the Shannon estuary. I farm alongside my father Gerard and

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How Many Calves Were Registered in Your County On An App?

Calving season 2017 marked the third year that farmers can register calves through the Herdwatch app. The Herdwatch team project 250,000 calves will be registered through the app this year with over

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Helen's Farming Week: Calving time on a Dairy herd

I farm at home along with my Mam (Geraldine) and my Dad (Patsy). We own 96 acres and we lease a further 30 acres 4 miles from the home farm.

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