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Rare Breed Series 5

UTV’s hugely popular ‘Rare Breed: A Farming Year’ is back on our screens. This brand new 5th series introduces new farms and new families from across Northern Ireland and Ireland.

From carrots to cattle and blackcurrants to goats, this 12-part documentary captures the reality of farming life for 16 families across the agricultural year. Filmed in High Definition throughout 2016, ‘Rare Breed’ gives a unique insight into the people behind one of our most important industries.

Each episode follows the vital work that must take place every month to ensure that the supermarket shelves stay stocked with milk, cheese, meat, fruit and vegetables. This series of ‘Rare Breed’ find farms facing the tough challenges of bad weather and unpredictable produce prices and shows their struggles and triumphs.

Come rain or shine, the cameras have been following part-time and full-time farmers from across the four Provinces as they work the land and build businesses for future generations.

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    Crawford McCann for UTV Northern Island
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    12 x 30 min
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