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.
Cattle prices are holding steady as supplies continue to tighten. Most plants are quoting 360p/kg, with more on offer for farmers with bigger numbers.
Removing the stock bull is the best way to tighten the calving pattern next spring on BETTER farm NI participating farms.
By Kieran Mailey on 10 August 2017