Border collies, blackface sheep, and the bull with a bowler hat

By Out the Gap
27th May 2021
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Meet farmer Pat Whyte on his family farm in the Comeragh mountains, Co. Waterford as he prepares his Perth Blackface sheep for the annual ram sale.

Pat talks about his beloved pedigree sheep, the family dairy enterprise, and how essential the Border Collie is to farming here in this landscape.

We also discuss the contentious issue of burning hill areas and why the legislation is a cause of such frustration to those grazing the uplands.

Pat and I also cover sport, the advent of online marts, farming in a pandemic, and why you will always find him, “with a good dog at my side”.

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