my computer broken

my computer is broken

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  My computer is broken, that’s one of the main reasons that I haven’t written anything into this blog in the last few weeks. The pixels started to go dead along the screen and then it just stopped charging and I was waiting almost a week to order a new one online. I also started […]

Irish cattle breeds

Irish cattle breeds

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    There are only four native Irish cattle breeds’ that I am aware of these cattle have been here for hundreds and in some cases maybe thousands of years. It is really only in the last seventy or eighty years that breeds’ from other countries have started to be imported and breed here in […]

what is green energy

What is green energy

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So what is green energy, It depends on who you ask and when you ask it for what is green to one person could be an abomination to someone else. When I was growing up it was things forestry, solar, turf, wind energy, bio gas etc. A lot of these are still considered green energy […]

low cost veterinarians near me

low cost veterinarians

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  It is a term that gets searched for quite a lot on google, low cost veterinarians near me and often by people who are trying to come up with the funds to help make their pets or animals better again. With some knowledge of treating animals over the years I will give you my […]

miniature highland cows

miniature highland cows

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  I have recently come across miniature highland cows sale on different websites mostly in the united states and I have to admit that I am somewhat skeptical. In fact there are many different breeds of mini cattle for sale, So not being able to find answers on Wikipedia I thought I would just ask […]

used farm tractors for sale

used tractors for sale

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  My advice on buying tractors is If you are looking for used farm tractors for sale the biggest selection here in Ireland would probably be done deal which has been the number one sales website here for some time now. There are plenty other options too especially if you are willing to travel a […]

highland cattle in Ireland

highland cattle in ireland

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  Highland cattle in Ireland today are still not a very popular breed. There are various reasons for this and the main one being over a long number of years there has been a push towards bigger continental type cattle. Breeds like Belgian blues, limousines, parthenais, Charolais, aubracs, etc. that have all become very popular. […]

working farn dog breeds

Working farm dog breeds

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  This is my list of working farm dogs breeds from around the world. As I found out many years ago all dogs have some purpose but for many dogs that purpose is not work. I once had a great dane who was very elegant and very active he was always looking to do something […]

right to roam ireland

right to roam ireland

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    A lot of controversy has been going on over the last number of years over the right to roam in Ireland or should I say lack of the right to roam. Unlike the UK farmland in Ireland is private property much like your house or garden or any other commercial property. This means […]

applying for basic farm payments

applying for basic farm payment

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I just want to write a short piece about applying for basic farm payment because it is a question that I have been asked on occasion by different farming friends. A lot of the time the question comes up when they get an annual bill from teagasc or their agriculture consultant. The question asked is […]

farming in the future

farming in the future

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  Have you ever wondered what farming in the future will be like. At this moment in time I don’t think I can ever remember a time when there was such a divide on what is expected from agriculture. I find it difficult as a farmer to see even 5 years ahead as so much […]