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Dairy & Beef Tours of Ireland



Farm Tours Ireland is Ireland's premier agri-tourism provider, offering unique access to the best farms, agri-industry enterprises, gastronomy, countryside and culture. Our tours give our guests an authentic experience of real-life, working family farms, and the chance to potentially witness something different from their own farming practices.
We offer technical tours for every type of group. From tourists to students, farmers to vets, we can tailor a specific package to cater for each group's needs. Our groups are accompanied by a technical guide, who are passionate about Irish agricultural and Ireland in general, and are on-hand to answer any questions the group may have.
It is very important to us that our guests are immersed in the culture of Ireland, with our tours taking in not only the top tourist attractions but also many gems that are off the beaten track. Our guests leave Ireland with unforgettable memories, having sampled the finest Irish food, drink, music and hospitality during their stay here!
Join us to experience the best Irish dairy, beef, sheep, equine, marine and arable operations, or work with us to design your customised tour package. We look forwarding to hearing from you!
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Calving 2019

January 29, 2019

February marks the start of the main calving period here in Ireland. Between now and May, approximately 1.5 million dairy calves will be born. This means that the vast majority of Irish dairy cows will calve within a compact 12 week period! This block calving model differs from that witnessed in many dairy regions throughout the world. This block calving in spring time is primarily operated so that cows are calving close to when grass begins to grow rapidly. The temperate Irish climate lends itself to the growth of lush pastures. Mild temperatures and an abundance of rain (national average of 1200mm or 47 inches) ensures excellent grass growing conditions, although it means that Ireland is not a destination for... ...Read More