Joe Costello

December 18, 2013
Cow Comfort

Optimising Cow Comfort in a new cubicle shed

The Thomas family farm of Lillanillawddog, Wales have a large dairy farm of in excess of 600 Acres and are presently milking 180 cows.
December 13, 2013
Installing a box culvert

Installing a box culvert over two ground levels

Michael Walsh in Bartlemy, Fermoy, Co. Cork has land separated by a busy road. Michael calculated that he loses 1 hours work every day because of trying to cross the road that lies between his fields. Michael decided to solve this problem by contacting Croom Concrete to provide a cattle […]
October 29, 2013

Increasing slurry storage capacity in a cost effective manner

This article, taken from the Farmers Journal outlines the design and installation process used by Croom Concrete for a slurry storage tank for John Hanrahan in Granagh. Last week I met up with Joe Costello of Croom Concrete and we went to see some sheds that he had been involved […]
October 21, 2013

Cattle Underpass ends a farmers daily nightmare

18m Cattle underpass designed, manufactured and installed by Croom Concrete in March 2012 for John Maloney in Bruff Co Limerick has land separated by a busy road, the R512. The R512 road is a regional road in Ireland which runs from Limerick City to Fermoy, County Cork. At one time […]
October 17, 2013

Croom team work through the night installing box culvert

This article from the Farmers Journal features Croom Concrete installing a box culvert for a cattle underpass in 48 hours. What’s the quickest you could dig up a public road, build a cattle underpass and then re-surface and re-open the road? I’m not sure if it’s the record but two […]