We spoke to a number of the IHFA members about their experience of holding field evenings and stock judging events at their farms in 2017. Here is their account of hosting a field evening and some background information on the herds themselves.
Ballylongane Herd Profile – President Maurice Harty, Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry I farm with my wife Geraldine, daughter Aisling and sons Muiris and Gearóid. My parents Martin and Ita still have a keen interest in proceedings. We currently milk 82 Pedigree Registered Holstein Friesian cows in a split calving system. In 1969 my father Martin purchased two […]
The Irish Pure Friesian Club Open Day 2016 will be hosted by Pat & Nora Flynn and family “Coolmohan” herd, Araglin, Kilworth, Co. Cork. The “Coolmohan” herd has garnered a strong profile in recent times with National recognition in attaining No. 1 position for EBI three years in a row. Pat and Nora work as […]
Cornskye Herd of Pedigree Registered Holstein Friesians forges ahead with the father and daughter partnership of Tom & Haesel Dickson. Within the Holstein Friesian community Haesel and Tom are recognised as a double-act with both keen onlookers and participants at various club activities and open days and attending various Breeders sales. Haesel is ever-committed to […]
Six out of the top 10 herds for EBI Nationally are Pedigree Registered IHFA Herds. In recognition of this positive achievement for the breed, we profile these top herds. For the full report, CLICK HERE