Peter Hynes – We’re on day 18 of breeding and have hit 90 percent submission

Breeding season has gone super so far, we’re on day 18 and have hit 90 percent submission so hopefully repeats will be quiet. We will continue AI for 5 or 6 weeks with the stockbull being left off with the herd on the last week of AI, as it can take bulls up to a week to get into their stride. (more…)

Continue Reading Peter Hynes – We’re on day 18 of breeding and have hit 90 percent submission

Peter Hynes (March 22nd) – Protocols have changed on the farm to ensure we protect ourselves & others

While the country, along with the rest of the world, battles Coronavirus farm life continues as it does through every crisis. Protocols have changed on the farm to ensure we protect ourselves but also the health of those directly involved in ensuring the farm continues to operate. (more…)

Continue Reading Peter Hynes (March 22nd) – Protocols have changed on the farm to ensure we protect ourselves & others

Paula Hynes – The power is in our hands to ensure the next generation knows no boundaries

As a mother of three girls, when I took the leap from working in retail to becoming a full-time farmer in late 2014, it certainly was daunting. I had just given birth to our youngest daughter Georgie and whilst I always loved animals, I had no farming experience. (more…)

Continue Reading Paula Hynes – The power is in our hands to ensure the next generation knows no boundaries

Peter Hynes – Cows grazing daily on 3-hour breaks

The weather certainly is challenging this Spring, week after week of rain and storms. Let’s hope we see a bit of normality soon and in the meantime let’s all stay positive as we get close to March. Cows have been grazing daily but on 3-hour breaks, ground is far from ideal, but we are adamant we want grass in the cows’ diet. (more…)

Continue Reading Peter Hynes – Cows grazing daily on 3-hour breaks

Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Check out the ICBF Stockbull finder to find an eligible bachelor for the main ladies in your life.

The ‘Stockbull Finder’ is a sales tool on www.icbf.com designed to help farmers around the country in sourcing Stockbulls from herds with excellent levels of data recording. (more…)

Continue Reading Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Check out the ICBF Stockbull finder to find an eligible bachelor for the main ladies in your life.