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‘I was 14-years-old when I bought my first heifer at the local mart’

Fourth-generation farmer, Ciaran Conway, hails from Killawalla, 10km from Westport, in Co. Mayo. The 18-year-old divides his time between the family farm and his Leaving...

19-year-old soaring to success on dairy show circuit

Rachel Corley may only be 19-years-old, but she has already competed in numerous cattle shows across the island of Ireland, the UK and Europe. A...

Swapping nursing for farming a 120-cow dairy herd

Drumderg Farm’s expansion journey has allowed Margaret Little to take an alternative pathway, swapping full-time nursing for life as a full-time farmer. She farms in...

‘I have a borderline obsession with cattle’

UCD animal and crop production student, Eilish Gill, has been passionate about breeding cattle from a tender age. She purchased her first pedigree Simmental heifer...

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Major decline in number of southern cattle moving north for slaughter

Base quotes for-in spec U-3 grade prime cattle ranged from 354- 360p/kg across plants in Northern Ireland this week, according to the Livestock and...

‘Quad bikes and scramblers are not toys’

The RSA and An Garda Síochána have launched a new public awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of quad bikes and scramblers pose to...

Stronger weanling bulls a tougher sell at Castlerea Mart

“Good” numbers of stock turned out for Castlerea Mart's online-only sale under Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions, according to Brendan Egan. Store heifers met with a...

You are not a real mart-goer if you do not…

Own a pair of dealer boots; Wear a quilted jacket; Attend mart sales weekly; Talk about cattle prices every hour of the day; ...