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Planet Farming



Planet Farming: HEDGE CUTTERS

Hedge Cutters

 

As farmers and contractors prepare for the beginning of the hedge cutting season on September 1, this is a good time to look at hedge cutters…


A Farmer’s Journal By Micki Gallagher

Hi, my name is Micki Gallagher. I am in 4th class in Barnacogue NS in Swinford, Co. Mayo. I have 4 sheep and 3 lambs and they are all pets.

The minute I finish my homework, I run out and give the sheep water and…


CONSTRUCTING A FARM SHED

Hello there Primary Planet readers and welcome to this month’s edition. This month we will be taking a look at an important feature of every farm - the sheds. These vital…


A FARMER'S JOURNAL BY JAMES FLYNN

Hello, my name is James Flynn and I’m 12 years old. I am in 6th class in Williamstown National School, Co. Galway. I’d like to tell you about my farm and the animals on it.

We have a slatted shed where we house our livestock…


KNOW YOUR COWS #5- THE ABERDEEN ANGUS


A Farmer’s Journal by Daniel Stratford

My name is Daniel Stratford, I am 11 years old and I go to Billis N.S. I live on a dairy farm in Cavan. I sent in an article last May and the May before that too. Anyway, here's what happened since. 

We got three cuts of silage…


Know your Cows #4– Dexter

This month we are going to look at one of the smallest breeds of cows in Europe. The Dexter breed originated in southwestern Ireland and can appear like a type of dwarf cow or bull. They are about half the size of a normal Hereford cow.…


This month's Writing Corner stories

A Tough World

Foreword:

Try…


Farmer's Journal: Kelly Walsh

Hello, my name is Kelly Walsh I am 11 years old. I am in 6th class in Kinaffe NS. I’d like to tell you about my horses and my routine with them in the winter when they are in my stables.

They all have their own stall…


KNOW YOUR COWS- PART III- LIMOUSIN


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