We Breed: Poultry

The egg-citement is brewing for Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2016, as this week, we take a special look at poultry farms taking part. Poultry farming is the raising of domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food. Cavanagh Free Range Eggs in…

Love Dairy Month

June is being celebrated as the Love Dairy month as part of the NI Year of Food and Drink campaign. With the amount of lush grassland that covers Northern Ireland it is no wonder that our dairy is award-winning. From farmhouse cheeses and spectacular butter to traditional ice cream, we put our dairy to deliciously…

We Breed: Pigs

Did you have a fry for your breakfast this morning? Perhaps, because it is Friday, you had a few rashers of bacon in a buttie or enjoyed the full works with sausages, eggs, tomatoes and potato bread. It is thanks to our hard working pig farmers that we can enjoy delicious pork. Whether its bacon…

We Breed: Beef

Have you been to Balmoral Show this week? If you have, you might have taken a walk through the large cattle shed and/or watched the animals being judged on the cattle lawn. There are a range of beef farms across Northern Ireland that will open their gates to the public as part of Bank of…

We Breed: Sheep

May is being celebrated as the Landscape and Places month as part of the NI Year of Food and Drink campaign. One thing you will spot, no matter which part of Northern Ireland’s countryside you pass through, are plenty of sheep that graze our lovely green landscapes. There are a range of sheep farms across…