These robots are becoming increasingly popular. There are some issues however. I heard a story where one cow would refuse to go in. Since the whole heard wasn’t milked the machine would then not allow the rest of the cows through the next time they were to be milked. It remains to be seen whether
On April 12, 2012 Matthew Fahy (36) from Finglas, called to the farm of then 79 year old Richard Lowndes at Kilsallaghan, Swords, Co Dublin , pretending he had suffered a breakdown. Later on when the elderly farmer left the house, Fahy, with 60 previous convictions of theft and burglary, broke in and ransacked the property.
In the week just passed, farm safety was once again thrust into the spotlight. Following the most recent tragedies on Irish farms the question is once again asked, what can be done to reduce farm related deaths? Why are there so many deaths on Irish farms in this day and age? When we consider the