Balmoral Show: Co Antrim breeder takes shearling pairs
Well-known Co Antrim cattle and sheep breeder, William McAllister, enjoyed success in the showring on Friday with taking the title for best pair of shearling ewes.
Mandatory EID drives surge in demand for sheep tags
Liam Egan from Mullinahone Co-op says the company has recorded a major increase in sheep tags orders in the last week as farmers prepare for the introduction of full EID from 1 June.
Balancing Sheep Welfare Scheme payments to issue
On Thursday, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed announced that balancing payments under the Sheep Welfare Scheme will issue.
IFA calls for 30c/kg sheep QA bonus
Sheep farmers' representatives met factory management in Co Wexford amid low lamb prices.