Date confirmed for Sheep2018 Farm to Fork
The premier sheep event takes place on Saturday 7 July and includes sheep breed championships and displays, technical information, trade stands and a food extravaganza.
Factories processing highest sheep kill
This week’s kill is likely to be the largest in 2018, with factories keen to maximise throughput for the Eid al-Adha festival.
New format for Mayo Mule and Greyface Group sale
The group is introducing a two-day back-to-back sale structure for their first offering, with a sale of ewe hoggets on Friday 24 August and ewe lambs on Saturday 25 August.
EID changes still attracting opposition
Minister Creed has announced significant changes to the proposed implementation of mandatory electronic of all sheep but farm organisations, farmers and ICOS are voicing their disapproval.