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Design a Tag Competition

Uncategorized 10th April 2020 | By: Kathryn Williamson

We are calling all arty young farmers to design your own ear tag. Two lucky winners will each receive a set of numbered 1-100 ear tags to help with home maths lessons and art goodies. Closing date is Friday 8th May. Please post your entries on Countryside Services’ social media (Facebook or Twitter) or email […]

Increased Efficiency on Tyrone Farm

Uncategorized 5th March 2020 | By: Kathryn Williamson

Finishing cattle at a younger age and increasing the number of lambs sold per ewe are just two of the aims on the farm of father and son team, Glenn and Mark Cuddy who farm at Kilnaslee, Donaghmore in Co. Tyrone. Mark has ensured a comprehensive agricultural training to start his farming career, with a […]

Agri-Food Co-operation Scheme offers £30,500 for Farmers & Foodies   

Uncategorized 29th January 2020 | By: Kathryn Williamson

The Agri-Food Co-operation Scheme offers farmers and food producers the opportunity of developing a new project idea in collaboration with others in their supply chain, achieving the end goals as a group. £30,500 of support along with 50 days Facilitation is available under the scheme to help progress the project as well as enriching the […]

Markethill man wins brand new Suzuki quad from Countryside Services

Uncategorized 16th January 2020 | By: Kathryn Williamson

Beef and sheep farmer Thomas Johnston’s Christmas came early as he won a brand new Suzuki KingQuad 400 at Winter Fair.  The Markethill man took part in Countryside Services grand final in the main ring and was astonished to open the winning envelope.  Speaking on the win Johnston said ‘I am very grateful to Countryside […]

Unique Laboratory Service for BVD Testing opened in Countryside Services.

Uncategorized 10th May 2019 | By: Roger Allen

Northern Ireland has its own unique service for testing BVD samples with the opening of a new state of the art laboratory last Tuesday. This enterprising venture is the result of Countryside Services partnering with National Milk Records (NMR). Situated in the Headquarters of Countryside Services, near Dungannon, this venture will provide a unique service […]

Countryside announced as GO Awards Northern Ireland 2019/20 finalists

Uncategorized 12th March 2019 | By: Roger Allen

We are delighted to announce that as the DAERA appointed delivery agent responsible for the administration of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme – Capital Tier 1 Countryside Services Limited has been selected as a finalist within the category of GO Buy Social / Sustainable Procurement Award – Services at this years GO Awards Northern Ireland 2019/20. The Government […]

Winter Fair 2018

Uncategorized 20th December 2018 | By: Roger Allen

On the 13th December we attended the Royal Ulster Winter Fait at the fabulous Eikon Exhibition Centre. On display, we had our range of Caisley Livestock ID Ear Tags. Our range of Caisley Cattle Ear Tags consisted of; BVD Cattle Ear Tags BVD Cattle Ear Tags and Button Tags BVD EID Ear Tags and Button […]

Sheep genetics study hopes to use data to raise flock profit

Uncategorized 27th June 2018 | By: Roger Allen

Abattoir data and genomics are two key areas that will be explored in a sheep genetics scoping study that will inform future British flock breeding. A Defra-funded project led by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) will recommend innovations in sheep breeding to maximise genetics, environmental gain and flock profit. SRUC livestock geneticist Jo Connington told Farmers […]