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Sheep trade: Prices up 5-10c/kg as factories ‘struggle’ to fill orders

The upward trajectory in the sheep trade is continuing this week, according to IFA sheep chairman, Sean Dennehy. He said to meet this demand, €5.60/kg...

PHOTOS: 80-acre working hill farm and flock of sheep for sale in Connemara

New to the market is an 80-acre working hill farm in the heart of Connemara. DNG Martin O'Connor Land Sales is handling the sale of...

Shortage of numbers driving sheep prices upwards at Kilkenny Mart

A sheep sale at Kilkenny Mart attracted some 450 entries on Monday, November 16th, according to George Candler. The mart’s auctioneer reported an “excellent trade”...

Sheep trade remains firm at Kilkenny Mart

Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale, which was held on Monday (October 19th), attracted some 400 entries, according to George Candler. Following the general sale, the auctioneer...

Sheep prices at Blessington Mart: ‘Good start’ to 2021 for fat and store lambs

Prices remained steady as Blessington Mart held its first sheep sale of 2021 on Tuesday, January 5th. A spokesperson for the mart reported a “very...

Couple welcome quintuplet lambs on Donegal farm

A farming couple from Co. Donegal is celebrating the arrival of quintuplet lambs. A pedigree Belclare ewe gave birth to five lambs on the farm...

‘New Irish record’ of €2,500 at Belgian Beltex sale

Records were broken at the Belgian Beltex Breeders’ Society in-lamb ewe and ewe lamb sale at GMV Tullamore Mart on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020. Society...

‘The farmer lost 12 of the 40 ewes in one go with acute liver fluke damage’

It has undoubtedly been a good year for sheep farmers in this country, coming after two very difficult years, writes Glen Corbett, B&T Drystock...

Farmer’s Diary: All eyes on ram power

Edward Earle, Gorey, Co. Wexford, works as a quality engineer and farms over 300 ewes in partnership with his parents. So, it is that time...

‘There is most likely to be a high incidence of liver fluke cases’

Liver fluke is a parasite that infects ruminant animals, writes Patricia Lynch, drystock advisor, Teagasc Westport. Influenced by climate, it mostly occurs during times of...
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