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The Lost Valley: History, heritage, farming in Mayo

The Lost Valley is a stunning farm, located in the extreme south-west corner of county Mayo, near Louisburgh. It overlooks the Killary Fjord, and its...

Sheep trade: Kill edges towards 2.5m head mark

Quality-assured lambs are ranging from €5.25-€5.40/kg this week, according to reports. Producer groups are receiving more, in the region of 5-10c/kg, with most plants paying...

Whitehead shears 661 sheep in less than 9 hours

Megan Whitehead has set a new solo women’s nine-hour lamb shearing record, clipping 661 sheep. The 24-year-old began her attempt at 5am yesterday morning (Wednesday,...

‘As a child, I loved attending the mart with my father every Saturday’

21-year-old, Sinead Conway, lives on a suckler and sheep farm in Co. Mayo and studies a BSc in Agriculture.

Up to €1,980 for cull cows at Elphin

Elphin Mart held a sale of cull cows, bulls, weanling bulls, weanling heifers and sheep on Monday, August 17th – Read a report with sample prices.

Weanling heifers reach €6.00/kg at Elphin

Read a report from a sale of weanling bulls, weanling heifers, cull cows, sucklers and sheep held at Elphin Mart on Monday, September 14th.

‘I think dairy herds have become far too big’

34-year-old John Kelleher runs a dairy, sheep and suckler enterprises and is a qualified agricultural mechanic.

Steady numbers at Ballinrobe

Ballinrobe Mart – Cattle Prices – Sheep Prices – Mart Report

Cull cows hold steady at Elphin

Elphin Mart – Cattle and Sheep Prices – Monday, February 10th – Mart Report

Fewer customers at Ballinrobe due to Covid-19

Ballinrobe Mart - March 18th - Cattle Prices - Mart Report - Mart Prices

Weanling bull prices fall slightly at Elphin

Elphin Mart – Cattle Prices – Mart Report – Mart Prices – Monday, March 16th, 2020

Weanling bulls easier at Elphin

Elphin Mart - Cattle Prices - Mart Report - Monday, March 9th, 2020.
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