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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 Irish Cattle and Sheep Association will take to the streets in Navan this Friday.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 January 2017
Factories have moved to pull base quotes by 4p/kg, bringing base quotes to 346p/kg for this week.
By Kieran Mailey on 19 January 2017
Can a ewe be sold with only one tag from the EID set?
By Darren Carty on 20 January 2017
A Kerry farmer replaced timber slats in his sheep shed with the plastic alternative and is very happy with the results, writes Peter Varley.
By Peter Varley on 19 January 2017
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
A higher kill, seasonal retail lull and a weak sterling are affecting hogget prices negatively.
By Peter Varley on 19 January 2017
Grazing and supplementation should be managed carefully when lambing outdoor.
By Darren Carty on 20 January 2017
Signs of iodine deficiency include thyroid enlargement, late-gestation abortions and stillborn or weak calves and lambs that are unwilling to suck.
By Contributor on 19 January 2017
With factory quotes remaining unchanged for another week, finished hogget and store prices are holding steady.
By Peter Varley on 19 January 2017
Bio-security measures must be taken seriously when purchasing in-lamb ewes.
By Darren Carty on 19 January 2017
A special sale of in-lamb ewes sold to a top price of €215 at Ballymena Livestock Mart this week.
By Kieran Mailey on 19 January 2017
Teagasc is advising farmers to select measures that will deliver real benefits in reducing mortality and in turn increase farm productivity.
By Darren Carty on 19 January 2017
. Parents available to view. Good farming home needed with routine and company. ...
15 Breeding Ewe Lambs For Sale. LongfordPhone 086 8552492No Texts...
Ballymena Mart, Saturday 7th January at Noon....
70 Quality TEXEL Inlamb Shearling Ewes from Annakisha,Chessy,Emlach and Foundry ...
suffok shearling ewes all scanned in lamb to imported sires from the Annakisha ...

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