William Delaney, Ballinakill, Co. Laois
Merchant: Eamon Fitz
“Scotsward makes lovely silage”
William Delaney is a dairy farmer milking 85 cows on a grazing platform of 165 acres. He has been using Sinclair McGill for 6 years now, sowing down Castlehill, Scotsward and Turbo over this period of time. William believes that for farmers, choosing the right grass based on its nutritional content is essential.
Brendan McGarry, Cogran, Lusmagh, Banagher, Co. Offaly
Merchant: Barry Gleeson
“Turbo has a Super Growth Rate”
Brendan McGarry is a dairy farmer, milking 60 cows on 150 acres in Banagher, Co. Offaly. He has been seeding Turbo from Sinclair McGill for the past 3 years and operates a grazing turn-around of approximately 14 days. He believes Turbo recovers quickly and has a growth rate well ahead of its competitors.
John O’Connor (Contractor & Farmer) Shanacloon, Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Merchant: John Lynch
“Very Happy with It.”
John is a contractor and farmer, working in Beaufort, Killarney. He has been using Sinclair McGill for his clients’ for 6 years now. He uses Castlehill for silage and Extra Lamb for sheep grazing. John likes to use Sinclair McGill grass because it is persistent and provides long term grass.
Ger & Patricia Davy, Cahir, Co. Tipperary.
Merchant: Liam O’Donnell, Star Fuels.
“Other grass brands don’t last as long.”
Ger and Patricia Horan are dairy and beef farmers located in Cahir, Co. Tipperary. They milk 70 cows, extending to 95 in 2016. Ger & Patricia have been sowing Sinclair McGill for 16 years now, since 1999. They have sown Castlehill over that time and continue using it for its persistency and quick turnaround of growth.
Peter & Damien Walsh, Blackwater, Co. Wexford
Merchant: Michael Sweeney, Slaney Agri Supplies.
“The Quality of our silage is very important”
Peter and Damian Walsh are beef farmers, located at Blackwater, Co. Wexford. They feed their cattle silage, beet and barley grown by themselves. They believe that the quality of silage is very important for them. They’ve sown Sinclair McGill for 10 years now, using CastlePark and Castlehill.
Eddie Black, Urrach Ree, Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Merchant: Tom Freeman
“Wouldn’t grow anything else!”
Eddie farms 350 acres with 350 cattle and 400 sheep. He’s been growing Turbo by Sinclair McGill for the last 3 years and wouldn’t grow anything else. Eddie reseeds between 10-20 acres each year and he believes, compared to others, that Turbo has a better turn around and produces better grass.
Joe Nolan, Newmarket Knocktopher, Co. Kilkenny
Merchant: Paul McKevitt, Daltons
“The best thing I ever did”
Joe Nolan is a dairy farmer in Co. Kilkenny. He operates a grazing platform of 46 acres for 60 milking cows. 2015 was the first year that Joe has seeded Sinclair Mc Gill. He sowed Scotsward and in his opinion it’s been the best thing he’s ever done. The grass is excellent and he has no doubt of the benefits.