Fishpond, Kilchreest,
Loughrea, Co Galway, Ireland

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The good the bad and ugly, cattle crushes part 1

🕔May 18, 2016

🕔February 19, 2016

 

On my travels the other day, I pulled into a farmyard to see a hayshed in front of me covered in massive letters and numbers. It was like a large keyboard, F1, F2, F3 etc. I was dropping a calving gate to a man called Paul in Meath and I couldn\'t help but ask the purpose of the numbers. You see I have an avid, sometime

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Safe Calves in Longford

🕔February 10, 2016

Almost 18 months ago I set out to solve a problem that many farmers had been asking me about. Is there a way to make a feeding barrier so that young suckler calves won\'t jump through? Calves roaming free in a feeding passage is not only annoying, they can also spoil silage and other expensive feed stuffs. The \'calf safe\' barrier was born. Up until now we have only made these feed barriers for a

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The Rocky Road to Dublin...

🕔December 02, 2015

On a wet and windy November evening I made a call to regular Dublin customer Derek from Rathfarnham. We\'ve put down a tough few weeks on a construction project on the east coast and its nice to get back to a decent agricultural evening call.
Derek farms sucker cattle in the hills above Rathfarnham and as you can see from the photo, he has a birds eye view of the city. In 2013 Bó Stee

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