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‘Super trade from start to finish’ at Raphoe

Raphoe Mart – cattle sale – 08-04-2021 According to Ann Harkin, there was a “super trade from start to finish” at Raphoe Mart’s most recent...

Beef prices move up 5c/kg as numbers ‘extremely tight’

According to IFA national livestock chairman, Brendan Golden, beef prices have strengthened a further 5c/kg as the weekend approaches. He reported that a base price...

5 signs of summer

Donal Mac lists his favourite five signs of summer: the cherry blossom, tulips, the bluebell’s flowering, lambs and calves in fields, and the swallow’s...

Sheep trade: €8.20/kg for spring lambs

An update on hogget and spring lamb prices April 2021: Demand for hoggets, lambs and cull ewes is stronger again this week, according to IFA...

VIDEO: 36-acre holding suited to grazing or forestry for auction

A circa 36-acre holding in Ballymaghroe, Knockananna, Tinahely, County Wicklow is set for sale by public auction later this month. Quinn Property is handling the...

‘The highlight of the farming calendar is lambing time’

In this week’s Student Focus segment, That’s Farming profiles Clare Mawhinney, a fifth-generation farmer who hails from a suckler and sheep farm and studies...

38th Macra na Feirme national president and vice-presidents announced

The results of the Macra na Feirme presidential and vice-presidential elections were announced in the Irish Farm Centre, Dublin and live on Facebook today...

Teagasc’s Gerry Boyle set to retire  

The Teagasc Authority has announced that Professor Gerry Boyle will retire as director in September. He has led the organisation since October of 2007, and...

‘I am starting my farming journey rather late’ – 25-year-old

In this week’s Women in Ag segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Katie Shanahan, beef and sheep farmer, who explains how Covid-19 lockdowns have inspired...

Farmer’s Diary: ‘I had to make a tough call’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses weather, swayback, mineral supplementation and vaccinations.  Well, what a chilly Easter that was, folks! I...

Spring lambs reach €178/head at Headford

Headford Mart report – cattle and sheep prices – 03-04-2021 A larger entry went under the hammer at Headford Mart on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021,...

€505 for ewe with twin lambs at Raphoe Mart

Raphoe Mart – sheep prices – 05-04-2021 A larger entry of sheep went under the hammer at Raphoe Mart on Monday, April 5th, 2021, according...
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