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Conna Farm2018-12-10T11:46:08+00:00

Project Description

Farm Team

Padraic who joined us in 2015 is originally from a Dairy farm in Wexford. Padraic spent 2 years farming in New Zealand and has brought great knowledge from his experience there. Both Padraic & his partner Sarah have integrated really well into managing our home farm. Padraic is leading a team of 3, with Theo & Eric being the other team members. Eric is our young Dutch Farmer featuring in one of our videos. Both Padraic and Eric became Lean Green Belt certified in 2018 whilst Theo held the fort so all training could occur; a great display of team support.

Saturn Farms TeamThe Farm

Conna Farm is situated in the Bride Valley. The soil type is sandy and free draining. Conna is the original O’Keeffe family farm with Bill O’Keeffe being the 6th generation to farm this land. Over the last 20 years this farm has grown from a 100 cow farm to the 400 cow farm it is today.

The Facts

Ha: 114  |  100 ha of support block  |  80,000 ltrs bulk tank  |  42 unit herringbone parlour  |  410 cubicles  |  4 kms of roadway  |  3 sileage pits  |  1 calving shed & numerous calf rearing sheds