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Mark Maxwell

Address:Knockycosker,Ballynagore,Co.Westmeath

Farm Size:91 ha all owned

Farming system:Suckler to beef,steers and heifers slaughtered at 24 months

Farm Plan:Increase herd from 70 to 100 cows in a split calving autumn and spring calving herd.All stock finished on farm.Aiming for a stocking rate of 2 LU/ha and achieve a gross margin of €1000/ha.More paddocks will be installed to achieve greater use of grass and grass will be measured weekly.Regular weighing of stock will be carried out.