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Kieran Mailey
Kieran Mailey

Northern deputy editor

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Kieran Mailey is Northern deputy editor with the Irish Farmers Journal. Prior to joining the Irish Farmers Journal, Kieran worked as a Beef and Sheep adviser in Co Down with the Department of Agriculture in Northern Ireland. He was also the programme adviser for the NISBP for two years. He hails from a beef and sheep farm in Co Derry and graduated with a degree in agriculture from Queens University, Belfast. Away from work his interests are farming and sport, mainly GAA, rugby and cycling.

With breeding well under way, pay attention for early signs of high levels of repeat breeding activity.
By Kieran Mailey on 22 June 2017
There has been little change in cattle prices this week, with quotes of 360p to 364p and deals of 5p to 10p/kg above base on offer.
By Kieran Mailey on 22 June 2017
Last week, Kieran Mailey visited the farm of Michael Shannon, who is originally from NI but now farms in Lanarkshire.
By Kieran Mailey on 22 June 2017
Beef finishers squeezed by rising mart prices and finished heifer prices in NI fourth highest in Europe.
By Kieran Mailey on 22 June 2017
Red diesel prices in Northern Ireland have dropped to 45.98p/l, excluding VAT.
By Kieran Mailey on 22 June 2017
Parasite control is now a leading priority for the programme farmers.
By Kieran Mailey on 15 June 2017
Most milk buyers in Northern Ireland have added 0.5p/l to base prices for milk supplied in May.
By Kieran Mailey on 15 June 2017
Merchants contacted by the Irish Farmers Journal have indicated that £5/t to £10/t has been added to prices.
By Kieran Mailey on 15 June 2017
Up to £45/t has come off straight nitrogen fertiliser since early April.
By Kieran Mailey on 16 June 2017
Now is the time to go through your cattle and select which animals are likely to finish off grass this either this summer or early autumn, Kieran Mailey writes.
By Kieran Mailey on 12 June 2017
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