Address: Rathmore, Sixmile Bridge, Co. Clare
Farm Size: 94 ha all owned
Farming system: Suckler to weanling/finish, Store bulls and heifers sold also
Farm Plan: Maintain cow numbers at 120 split between spring and autumn. Sell suitable quality weanlings for export, remainder sold as store bulls or heifers. Store bullocks purchased also for finishing. Pat aims to make efficient use of grass, extra paddocks installed. Compact calving a feature of the farm with a view on time management. Pats farm is a one man operation.