According to research, sheep farming is Ireland's second largest agriculture sector, with over 36,000 active flocks. This equates to 2.7 million breeding ewes. Ireland has a sheep population of 4 million, with an average flock size of 111 sheep. The average number of ewes per farm is 75.

Sheep farming is an important sector in Ireland providing value to our economy, we are the fourth largest exporter of sheep meat worldwide. Additionally sheep farming is carried out in some of the country’s most difficult land which largely contributes towards bio diversity and the environment.

Part of our service here at Mark McConnell’s Consultancy Ltd is to provide up to date information to our farmers in relation to sheep welfare, new & upcoming schemes & grants that are available for sheep farmers to apply for.

We offer a complete service for sheep farmers in Donegal and the North West of Ireland including the following

  • Single farm payment applications

  • Farm assist applications

  • Legal expert witness

  • Soil & silage sampling

  • All farm schemes

  • Silage sampling

  • Sheep fencing mobile handling grants

  • Sheep discussion groups

  • Faecal egg testing

Increase your sheep farm productivity today

Get in touch with our team today for more information either by filling in our contact form or phone us in Donegal today on 0749130772