15-month-old Sophie Morrow checking on this year's lambs in Donegal. / Rachel Morrow

14-month-old Louis Doughan helping his daddy Patrick with silage in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary. \ Kate Doughan

Rebecca and Oisín Judge enjoying the baling in Bonniconlon, Co Mayo. \ Elaine Roddy

The most comfortable spot Dermot Kiernan's calf could find on the farm in Longford. \ Dermot Kiernan

Muireann and Molly Nyhan carrying the poles for dad in Co Cork. \ Denis Nyhan

Lar Banville baling his own silage with his New Holland TM165 tractor and McHale Fusion 3 plus baler in Foulksmills, Co Wexford. \ Dayna Banville