The Tykillen Farm Sustainability series are short videos showing some of the measures we have taken to improve sustainability and increase biodiversity on our farm. During the course of our participation in the Irish Farmers Journal Footprint Farmers initiative we hope to build on these measures to reduce the carbon footprint of our farm, while
We've launched our new website! We hope you like it. We'll be adding more stories, videos and pictures over the next few months. Don't forget to sign up for our Bee-mails so we can email you when this year's honey harvest is ready.
Our multi-species grass swards were recently used to illustrate a new handbook launched by the National Federation of Group Water Schemes (NFGWS) that helps identify mitigation actions for farmers to protect drinking water quality. Our recently planted multi-species swards are on page 51. Tykillen Farm Multi-species sward, planted in 2020 About multi-species swards Multi-species
On 11 June 2020 Tykillen Farm was featured in 'That's Farming' with a feature on how Ciara juggles motherhood, farming and veterinary medicine. https://thatsfarming.com/farming-news/juggling-motherhood-farming-and-veterinary-medicine/
Tykillen Farm was featuring in the Farming Independent on 28 April 2020 with a story about turning the family sheep farm in Crossabeg, Co Wexford into a biodiverse and innovative farm. We wanted the farm to be biodiverse so we stopped putting all our eggs in one basket independent.ie/…/we-wanted-the-farm-to-be-biodiverse-so-we-stopped-putting-all-our-eggs-in-one-basket-39160863