Gilltown Farm2020-04-11T07:13:40+00:00

Project Description

Rob Colton SharemilkingFarm Team

Rob, originally from Wicklow, comes from a beef & tillage farm. Rob and Fiancee Pam returned from the UK in 2016 after 3 years of farming, with Pam now working part-time on the farm.

In a previous life Rob studied Engineering in Tallaght IT.  Robs team are all part-time members, who have been particularly reliable and committed.  This has made for a great first year of Sharemilking.  2019 will see full time team members come on board.

The Farm

In 2018 we began farming in Gilltown! The Gilltown farm is free draining, mostly dry land with other well drained land. The farm is predominantly flat & is well developed. Gilltown was formerly a mixed beef, dairy & tillage farm.

The Facts

Ha: 64.7  |  46 ha of support block  |  80,000 ltr bulk tank  |  24 unit parlour  |  190 cubicles  |  1.8 kms of roadway  |  27 slatted sheds for 300 animals  |  3 sileage pits  |  2 calving sheds