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‘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...

Suckler pairs reach €1,880 at Headford Mart

Some 500 cattle turned out for Headford Mart on Saturday (November 21st) according to a spokesperson. Bullocks ranged from €1.39 to €2.74 per kg...

PHOTOS: 50 in-calf heifers with ‘power, size, shape and style’ set for Elphin Mart

The McAnenly family of Mableview Farm will host their annual in-calf heifer sale this Friday (October 9th) at Elphin Mart. The family run a herd...

90 in-calf heifers for Corrie’s leading ladies’ sale

Will and Gareth Corrie’s ‘leading Ladies’ sale will consist of 90 “exceptional” in-calf commercial heifers. The entries will be presented for sale at Ballymena Mart...

In-calf heifers reach €2,620 at Dowra Mart

Trade for quality lots held well at Dowra Mart’s online-only sale on Saturday (October 24th), according to a spokesperson. Speaking following the sale, the spokesperson...

Covid-19 Level 4: How marts will operate

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has directed livestock marts in Cavan, Donegal, and Monaghan to adjust their operations. This comes following the...

‘Buyers should attend the mart on their own, without accompaniment’ – Department

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has directed livestock marts to adjust their operations for tighter restrictions. The implementation of Level 5 restrictive...

‘Sheep farmers are that bit older and not as robust when it comes to trading online’

Level 5 restrictions at marts are posing "enormous" difficulties for sheep farmers. ICSA sheep chair, Sean McNamara, who is of this view, has called on...

Letter: ‘No buyers are allowed around the sales ring, but GAA games can continue with 30 players’

The secretary of one of Ireland’s cattle breed societies has penned a letter to the Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine in relation...

Livestock marts: Online bidding service crashes across the country

The conditions outlined by the Government for livestock marts as a result of the Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions have proven to be unworkable, according...

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Minister McConalogue urges food and agri-businesses to complete their preparations for Brexit

New regulatory checks will apply to trade with and through the UK from 1 January 2021 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie...

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From farming simulator to the reality, a YouTubers journey.

A YouTuber from Co Longford has been documenting farming in a very different way online. Phillip Stewart who runs the Farmer Phil channel divides his...

Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart

   Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart Good numbers were on offer again this week with a firm trade for...