Today's sale at Balla Mart saw firm demand from farmers and agents for good-quality continentals. Cows were firm also, with most demand for fleshed types.
By Nathan Tuffy on 29 August 2015
Minding your own health before a busy winter is just as important as minding the health of your herd, writes Harold Kingston.
By Harold Kingston on 29 August 2015
A show of Blackface sheep is due to take place for the first time at the King’s Hall on Monday, with breeders from across Ireland and Scotland expected to be in attendance.
By Peter McCann on 29 August 2015
In the last part of our special four-week weaning series, Justin McCarthy highlights the importance of taking care of the cow post-weaning.
By Justin McCarthy on 29 August 2015
Speaking after his meeting with EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney called for serious action to restore market confidence.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 31 August 2015
This week's legal query looks at whether a spouse can stop the other spouse from transferring the farm to their son.
By Aisling Meehan on 27 August 2015
Recent volatility in global markets has made it difficult to gauge how real market prices are at present (€1=$1.12708=£0.73237).
By Lorcan Allen on 28 August 2015
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Niall Carthy from Menlough, Co Galway, at Ballinasloe Mart last Saturday. Photo: Hany Marzouk