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‘Most farmers are happy when the €100 barrier is broken for lambs’

Over 300 lots were offered for sale at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, December 21st, according to George Candler. A top call of €133 was recorded...

In-lamb ewes reach €220/head at Kilkenny Mart

Some 450 entries went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart at its sheep sale on Monday, February 1st. George Candler, the mart’s auctioneer, reported that...

‘Dog owners must remember that even the most gentle family pet can kill’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has relaunched a 1984 Department of Agriculture advertisement featuring Bonzo the dog. The minister said the...

Badger Face Torwen added to watchlist

The rare Badger Face Torwen has been added to the Rare Breeds Survival Trust’s Watchlist. The Welsh Mountain Sheep breed’s numbers have declined by close...

VIDEO: Talented lamb plays ball

Michael Fitzpatrick sold a ewe to Conor Clarke, in Co. Longford, which had this skilled Beltex pet lamb! Send your videos to - catherina@thatsfarming.com

How to maximise lamb health

Find out how to maximise lamb health with Provita Animal Health Almost 50% of total lamb losses occur in the first 48 hours of life,...

Farmer’s Diary: A sheepdog training project with two new pups

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. What a difference a week can make. I wanted to...

Farmer’s Diary: I have never been part of the 9-5, Mon-Fri show

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. And so, another week begins. Well, honestly, when it comes...

Farmer’s Diary: Overcoming hard times and getting my mojo back

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. They say a week in politics is a long time,...

Sheep trade: Hoggets hit €7.00/kg

Hogget prices have reached €7.00/kg, with higher deals available for larger lots and groups, according to IFA national sheep chairman, Sean Dennehy. He highlighted that...
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