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Suckler farmer ‘mauled’ by cow during herd test

The cow had calved only two days prior to the incident.

PHOTOS: Farming 1,200 beef cattle on 4,500-acres

Butch Wherritt, a fourth-generation farmer, farms 1,200 beef cattle on 4,500-acres in Western Oklahoma; he also runs a swathing business.

Cattle prices ‘under pressure’ at Loughrea

Loughrea Mart's cattle and sheep sales

More buyers for cattle at Loughrea

Read a report from Loughrea Mart’s cattle and sheep sale – sample prices can be found here.

Solid trade for cattle at Loughrea

Loughrea Mart held a sale of cattle and sheep – read a report with sample prices here.

Cattle numbers increasing weekly at Headford

Headford Mart held a sale of bullocks, heifers, cull cows, sucklers, weanling bulls, weanling heifers, and sheep on Saturday (June 20th) – read a report with sample prices here.

Forward store cattle an easy sell at Loughrea

Loughrea Mart held a sale of sheep and cattle – read a report with sample prices here.

‘Quality stock are selling well’

Read a report from Loughrea Mart's cattle and sheep sale.

‘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.

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