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Sheep farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest sheep farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the sheep farming sector.
IFA sheep chairman John Lynskey said this Wednesday that his organisation was withdrawing from discussions on a clean livestock policy for sheep in protest at the multiplication of clipping charges.
By Thomas Hubert on 18 January 2017
Over 300 farmers attended last night’s information evening in the Breaffy Hotel, Castlebar, Co Mayo, with a mixture of old and new questions coming to the fore in each meeting.
By Darren Carty on 19 January 2017
Tommy Moyles attended the first information evening for the new sheep welfare scheme this week and took away the key farmer questions from the event.
By Tommy Moyles on 19 January 2017
Darren Carty runs through interesting questions farmers had on the new Sheep Welfare Scheme during DAFM information meetings.
By Darren Carty on 19 January 2017
A farmer in Co Mayo is counting the cost after a dozen of his sheep have gone missing - suspected stolen.
By Nathan Tuffy on 12 January 2017
Farmers participating in the €10/ewe sheep welfare scheme can expect to get paid in November, a meeting heard.
By Tommy Moyles on 12 January 2017
The British Wool Marketing Board’s first sale of 2017, held on Tuesday last, recorded an easing on price and volumes traded.
By Darren Carty on 12 January 2017
Schmallenberg virus has been confirmed in Ireland for the first time since the 2012/2013 calving/lambing season with more suspect cases now starting to appear.
By Darren Carty on 06 January 2017
Favourable autumn conditions have led to an increase in scanning rates, according to scanning operators from throughout the country.
By on 05 January 2017
Interest in the new scheme is very strong. Sheep specialist Darren Carty answers a number of the most frequently asked questions.
By Darren Carty on 05 January 2017
Minister Michael Creed launched the new Animal Welfare Sheep Scheme on Monday. Darren Carty looks at what’s involved for farmers.
By Darren Carty on 22 December 2016
The scheme will be introduced in January as part of Ireland’s Rural Development Programme having been agreed with the European Commission.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 20 December 2016
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