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Sheep farming news

The Irish Farmers Journal provides you with up-to-date sheep farming news from Ireland and across the farming world. Browse our sheep news stories to keep up to date with all sheep farming news developments in Ireland.
The dilemma of castration of male lambs is a popular topic annually at this stage of the year.
By Darren Carty on 23 June 2017
Falls of €3 to €5/head were reported in some sales after a period of very strong prices.
By Peter Varley on 22 June 2017
A Co Donegal farmer has left his imprint on the land for generations to come, writes Peter Varley.
By Peter Varley on 22 June 2017
Sheep factories have pulled base quotes back significantly after weeks of strong prices.
By Peter Varley on 22 June 2017
Most deals for prime cattle are being done in the mid- to high-360s this week.
By David Wright on 15 June 2017
Sheepmeat inspections for market access to USA to take place
Inspectors from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are to visit Ireland in September about market access to the US for Irish sheepmeat.
By Peter McCann on 19 June 2017
The research demonstration flocks have five years of analysis completed on identifying the best balance of stocking rate and prolificacy to deliver the greatest profit.
By Darren Carty on 15 June 2017
Worm counts are likely to be on the rise warns Darren Carty.
By Darren Carty on 15 June 2017
Ireland now holds an eight-hour ewe shearing record following Mark McGeown's impressive performance at Louth Agricultural Show where he shore 514 ewes.
By Darren Carty on 15 June 2017
Alan Cole is increasing his flock size with an emphasis on driving output from a grass-based system.
By Darren Carty on 15 June 2017
Improvements in the sheep trade continue, bolstered by a strong UK trade and buying for Ramadan.
By Peter Varley on 15 June 2017
Factory agents and butchers are battling hard in the marts for tighter lamb supplies.
By Peter Varley on 15 June 2017
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...
22 Week old registered, vaccinated and microchipped Naas area excellent pedigree...

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