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Farm Safety- Lets talk about Responsibility
Farm Safety- Lets talk about Responsibility

  Farm Deaths There has been a huge spike in farm related deaths over the last number of weeks. Many of them children who were helping parents ...

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Vetinerary Corner: Protecting Your Farm From Covid 19
Vetinerary Corner: Protecting Your Farm From Covid 19

Back after a Covid 19 hiatus We have not had a chance to post in a while due to these are strange times. We have come under increased pressure due to...

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Veterinary Corner with Sarah Ryan- Calving Part 2
Veterinary Corner with Sarah Ryan- Calving Part 2

Vet Sarah Ryan I outlined a few things to keep in mind before calving in my last article. Its time to talk about the main event: Calving itself; and ...

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Allsure- Do you know what Trace Elements your Sheep Need?
Allsure- Do you know what Trace Elements your Sheep Need?

Approaching Trace Element deficiency in sheep Animax’s Allsure sheep boluses are becoming the go to bolus for sheep farmers around the country....

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Christmas- Are we teaching children to focus on Presents
Christmas- Are we teaching children to focus on Presents

 Present Woes We’ve made it to another year’s end, and yet again everyone’s focus is on presents! But it’s been a tough ...

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Have Irish farmers failed to learn from mistakes that lead to the famine?
Have Irish farmers failed to learn from mistakes that lead to the famine?

Jacks Mountain I still work our small family farm in Leitrim with my father, mainly at the weekends. Our farm is on the slopes of the mountain and we...

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BREXIT: Is the perfect Halloween story coming to an end?
BREXIT: Is the perfect Halloween story coming to an end?

   Brexit: Horror Show The Brexit countdown clock is clicking steadily to its October 31st deadline and I have to wonder it the date wasn&...

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6 Tips for planning your holiday with a Farmer
6 Tips for planning your holiday with a Farmer

Farmer on holiday If your significant other is a farmer then you are probably aware of how difficult it can be to organise a getaway. Summer in parti...

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Cow Fertility- Do you know what it takes?
Cow Fertility- Do you know what it takes?

Cow Fertility The cows are calved and out to grass in all parts of the country. Now you are probably thinking about your animals’ fertility and...

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Coccidiosis- What is it really?
Coccidiosis- What is it really?

­­ A lot of farmers have been troubled by Coccidiosis, be it with lambs or Calves. Most simply ask a vet or a fellow farmer for advice on how ...

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Are farmers really killing the planet?
Are farmers really killing the planet?

In recent weeks and months we farmers have been getting extremely bad press. Irish and English papers ran with headlines like “Scientists say ea...

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Loneliness - What is it and Can we Beat it?
Loneliness - What is it and Can we Beat it?

Loneliness On the 13th of June 2018 the Loneliness Taskforce published a report on the state of loneliness in Ireland. In the report they state that ...

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