Holstein

Outstanding Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymena Show

Outstanding Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymena Show

An outstanding Holstein cow carried the day at this year’s Ballymena Show. The event attracted a tremendous turnout of livestock....

June 21, 2022

Suffolk shearling ewe makes its mark at Armagh Show

Suffolk shearling ewe makes its mark at Armagh Show

A truly impressive Suffolk shearling ewe took all the accolades at this year’s Armagh Show, held in Gosford Forest Park....

June 14, 2022

Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymoney Show

Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymoney Show

The Holstein cow, Priestland 5446 Shot J Rose, won the Supreme Championship Class at this year’s Ballymoney Show in Co....

June 7, 2022

Why milk 2 cows when one Holstein will do?

Why milk 2 cows when one Holstein will do?

Co. Down dairy farmer Charlie Weir is in the middle of his second year as chairman of Holstein Northern Ireland...

January 28, 2021

Meet the judges of All Breeds All Britain Calf Show 2020

Meet the judges of All Breeds All Britain Calf Show 2020

The annual All Breeds All Britain (ABAB) Calf Show will again be held at the East of England Showground, Peterborough....

December 15, 2019

Pivots and milking with 8 robots in southern Australia

Pivots and milking with 8 robots in southern Australia

In November Co. Down dairy farmer Heather Martin found out she would take part in the trip of a lifetime...

March 4, 2018

Big change in Holstein UK as NI-born president ends term and new CEO appointed

Big change in Holstein UK as NI-born president ends term and new CEO appointed

Holstein UK has announced Welshman Bryan Thomas will replace Co. Antrim dairy breeder David Perry as the organisation’s next president....

February 13, 2018

Dairy farming in a volcanic valley and exporting to China: Heather reports from Australia

Dairy farming in a volcanic valley and exporting to China: Heather reports from Australia

Just two months ago Co. Down dairy farmer Heather Martin found out she would take part in the trip of a lifetime...

February 4, 2018

Mega farming: Meet the southern Australia family managing 2,300 cattle

Mega farming: Meet the southern Australia family managing 2,300 cattle

Just two months ago Co. Down dairy farmer Heather Martin found out she would take part in the trip of...

January 20, 2018

Cows, koalas and kangaroos: Dairy farmer swaps Down for ‘Down Under’

Cows, koalas and kangaroos: Dairy farmer swaps Down for ‘Down Under’

Just two months ago Co. Down dairy farmer Heather Martin found out she would take part in the trip of...

January 13, 2018

McCormick family takes centre stage at the Royal Ulster Winter Fair

McCormick family takes centre stage at the Royal Ulster Winter Fair

After a break of 10 years, the McCormick family – from Bangor in north Co. Down – took centre stage...

December 14, 2017

Former World Expo Dairyman of the Year to judge this year’s Winter Fair

Former World Expo Dairyman of the Year to judge this year’s Winter Fair

US stockman and former World Dairy Expo Dairyman of the Year Hank Van Exel has been confirmed as the 2017...

November 5, 2017

Northern Ireland Holstein breeders manage impressive All-Britain campaign

Northern Ireland Holstein breeders manage impressive All-Britain campaign

Northern Ireland Holstein breeders impressed judges at the weekend’s All-Britain All-Breeds Calf Show in Malvern, Worcestershire. The region’s team of around...

October 21, 2017

Holstein heifer calf sells for over €175,000 in Australia

Holstein heifer calf sells for over €175,000 in Australia

A Holstein heifer calf recently sold for $251,000 (€177,500) at an auction in Australia, breaking the previous national record. The two-month-old...

January 22, 2017