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‘A person buying one animal must be treated the same as a person buying 150 animals’

As part of this week’s Mart Focus, That’s Farming profiles Dan McCarthy, a sheep and beef farmer, a Kerry county councillor, and an auctioneer/manager...

‘Some ewe lambs need the extra bit of care and attention’

Tomás O’Leary, County Kerry, established his sheep enterprise in the 1980s, purchasing ewe lambs in his local mart. The Teagasc BETTER Farm Sheep Programme participant...

VIDEO: ‘Their hearts give out even when a dog is just running after them’

Graeme Hall ‘The Dogfather’ and Warwickshire Rural Crime Team have featured in a video to highlight the importance of responsible dog ownership. NFU Online released...

Cull ewes sell to €150/head at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart – sheep prices – 10-04-2021 All types of sheep met with a “very strong” trade at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, April 10th, 2021,...

Sheep trade: Spring lambs hit €8.50/kg

Spring lamb and hogget prices April 2021 According to IFA national sheep chairman, Sean Dennehy, hogget prices have hit €8.00/kg as factories “struggle to match...

Sheep trade: Hogget prices reaching historic levels in north

Update on sheep prices in Northern Ireland April 2021:  According to the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC), Northern Ireland has recently recorded some of the...

Beef prices move up 5c/kg as numbers ‘extremely tight’

According to IFA national livestock chairman, Brendan Golden, beef prices have strengthened a further 5c/kg as the weekend approaches. He reported that a base price...

Sheep trade: €8.20/kg for spring lambs

An update on hogget and spring lamb prices April 2021: Demand for hoggets, lambs and cull ewes is stronger again this week, according to IFA...

‘Vegan activists threatened to kill us and our children’ – farmers

A farming couple in the UK has opened up after they were allegedly subjected to death threats from vegan activists. James Matthews and Chenice Plumstead...

Beef and sheep farmer invents ‘The Third Arm’

Beef and sheep farmer, and mechanic, Philip Dickson, has designed the Third Arm that improves safety and efficiency when attaching implements to a standard...
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