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Snow drops welcome our 1st calf

Early this week a beautiful Jersey heifer was born on the farm. ‘Friendly Aoibheann’s mother is ‘Beechdean Dazler Ivy’. She came from the Beechdean herd in the UK late last year. She is part of our new Jersey dairy herd. Friendly Aoibheann is the first Jersey heifer born on our farm. Sometimes when you are…

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What feeds our soil?

Animal manure is the one of the most important soil improvement resources we as farmers have. It was the number one resource in the past and it may well be again in the future. In the interim it has had competition from alternatives, but as these alternatives get more expensive and shorter in supply manure…

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