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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 sheep trade can be said to be quite strong overall, with most farmers satisfied with prices achieved.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 July 2017
Tullow man Dylan Leybourne has established his own Cheviot ewe flock, focusing on the high-value replacement market.
By Darren Carty on 27 July 2017
This week's notes anthelmintic resistance, grassland management and deciding whether or not to incorporate clover at the point of reseeding.
By Darren Carty on 27 July 2017
There was a big entry of sheep for sale at Carndonagh Mart. Demand was strong across all classes of stock, with most buyers looking for forward store lambs.
By Kieran Mailey on 27 July 2017
Asulox can now be used to help control bracken to enable that area to be eligible for cross compliance.
By Andy Doyle on 27 July 2017
Darren Carty outlines the sheep system that will come into operation on Tullamore Farm and the reasoning for mixed grazing.
By Darren Carty on 25 July 2017
Watch: Irish sheepdog tops €8,000 at UK sale
Irish working dog trainers Brian White and Aoife Smith have dominated the Skipton sale again, securing the two highest prices at Friday's auction.
By Thomas Hubert on 25 July 2017
This week's notes cover cobalt supplementation and poor kill-out in lambs
By Darren Carty on 21 July 2017
Sheep genetics and management consultant Murray Rohloff says a farm’s breeding programme can have a much greater influence on farm profitability than market returns.
By Contributor on 21 July 2017
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
Sheep farming: reduce the workload on the human body
Sean Mullooly outlines a number of tips to ease the risk of injury when working with sheep.
By on 20 July 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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