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Information on breeding and health for sheep from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative sheep farming news and information for breeding and advice for a healthy sheep herd.
Eamon Wall, Sheep Ireland, questions what has been delivered since 2009 and what needs to happen to move breeding forward.
By Darren Carty on 21 July 2017
We profile some of the latest developments that aim to improve the management and production efficiency of sheep flocks.
By Darren Carty on 21 July 2017
Attention is slowly turning to breeding with breeding sales starting to kick and jump in activity in August and September.
By Darren Carty on 24 July 2017
Breeding preparations should begin once ewes have been successfully weaned.
By Darren Carty on 21 July 2017
The last Beef Health Check event on John Pringle’s farm focused on identifying the cause of the problem, treating it appropriately and then preventing it in the future.
By Darren Carty on 13 July 2017
If not addressed, antimicrobial resistance is forecast to potentially cause more deaths than cancer by 2050.
By Darren Carty on 06 July 2017
The Department of Agriculture has responded to reports that a number of lamb carcases were destroyed in recent weeks after believing to be infected with sarcocystosis.
By William Conlon on 23 June 2017
Seamus Quinn is producing high-quality lambs that are ideal for marketing through the QualEUtex Lamb Producer Group.
By Darren Carty on 08 June 2017
Selecting animals that best suit your land type was the key message from Callin Conneely, host of last week’s IFA’s hill sheep forum farm walk.
By Darren Carty on 01 June 2017
Nathan Tuffy looks at the main pour-on and dipping products on the market and assesses the characteristics of each.
By Nathan Tuffy on 26 July 2017
Cattle prices in Northern Ireland are continuing to strengthen, although spring lamb trade remains subdued.
By Kieran Mailey on 11 May 2017
The Belclare Sheep Society will hold its national championships to mark 35 years since the breed was released into commercial flocks.
By Darren Carty on 11 May 2017
Saturday 8th July The open day will be held on the farm of Eamonn Duffy, ...
South of Ireland Branch Suffolk Sheep Society Flock Competition 2017Ope...
National Championships & Annual Sale of Females & Ram LambsBlessington Mart ...
Premier show & sale of rams and females. Roscommon mart Wednesday 12th July. Sho...
VERY WELL BRED. 8 weeks old. Sound temperment. Lineage includes many trial winne...

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