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Fleckvieh – dairy calves that would benefit the beef sector

The Irish dairy industry often faces criticism for ‘flooding’ the market with poorly conformed animals. Could converting to a dual breed, like Fleckvieh, be...

Park House Farm: 350 dairy cows, 650 ewes, over 100 beef cattle, 800-acres

GMIT/Mountbellew student, Annie McGuinness, has worked on Park House Farm in the UK.  She recounts her experience on the farm, which is home to...

Sourcing dairy cattle for farmers across Ireland and the UK

Catherina Cunnane speaks to Liam Barton, livestock agent at Grasstec.  Liam Barton may only be 24-years-old, but he already has significant agricultural experience under his...

Cull cows up €20-€40/hd at Kilkenny

Read a report from a tender cattle sale held at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (April 23rd). Auctioneer, George Candler, reported a firmer trade all-round.

‘Poor factory returns not instilling confidence in store buyers’

Covid-19 mart trade: ‘Poor factory returns not instilling confidence in store buyers’

‘Nobody wanted JEX calves at any price’ at Kilrush

Kilrush Mart - Cattle Prices - Mart Report - Mart Prices - Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Cull cows improve by €20-€30/head at Tullow

Tullow Mart held a cattle sale on Friday (June 19th) - read a report from Eric Driver, mart manager, here.

Weanling bulls top out at €3.45/kg at Castleisland

Read a report from a cattle sale which was held at Castleisland Mart on Monday (June 15th).

VIDEO: Dry cows up €50-€60/hd at Carnew

Mart trade: David Quinn, Carnew Mart, provides a report following the mart's most recent cattle, calf and dairy sales held under Covid-19 restrictions.

Tender sales ‘not suiting everyone’

Cattle Marts during Covid-19 crisis: Tender sales ‘not suiting everyone’
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