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Sheep farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest sheep farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the sheep farming sector.
The virus has been reported over the last two weeks in early lambing flocks.
By Darren Carty on 11 January 2018
IFA committees elect new chairs
IFA sheep, dairy and hill farmers elect their new chairs in a series of elections taking place this Tuesday.
By Thomas Hubert on 10 January 2018
As part of his 2017 Nuffield Scholarship, Lorcan Allen visited the Abruzzo region of Italy to see one of Europe’s most innovative organic farms.
By Lorcan Allen on 08 January 2018
Watch: three dogs caught on camera attacking sheep
Graphic footage has emerged of three dogs attacking a sheep – a warning to all dog owners to know where their dog is at all times.
By Amy Forde on 04 January 2018
Darren Carty takes a look at the factors that will affect income for sheep farmers in the next 12 months.
By Darren Carty on 04 January 2018
There has been no end-of-year change to the trade, with prices holding steady at €4.90/kg to €5.05/kg.
By Darren Carty on 28 December 2017
Farmers will receive the final 15% of payments in the Sheep Welfare Scheme and an application to declare that they are continuing in year two in early 2018.
By Darren Carty on 21 December 2017
The sheep welfare Scheme is set to open shortly for new applicants and new entrants to sheep farming.
By Darren Carty on 14 December 2017
Nathan Tuffy reports on the intimidation of farmers by people hunting hares with lurchers on their land.
By Nathan Tuffy on 14 December 2017
A Donegal farmer is appealing for information following the suspected theft of 74 of his sheep, writes Elaine Mc Callig.
By Contributor on 11 December 2017
A meeting organised by Galway IFA takes place next Monday, 11 December, at 8pm in the Ard Ri Hotel, Tuam, Co Galway and will be attended by the gardaí, dog wardens and Galway County Council officials.
By Darren Carty on 07 December 2017
A conference on efficient lamb production was held at CAFRE Greenmount last week. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 07 December 2017
HEAVY DUTY SHEEP ROUND BALE HAY FEEDER SIZE 5FT X 5FTMADE OF HEAVY STEEL BOX...
Feed barrier -made to measureLamb/Sheep scales.Rollover crate with headl...
Salter clock, new stability rackV shaped anti turn body,Automatic doors , ...
Hilltown Sale yard on Friday 15th December @6.15pm. Call Richard...
at Roscommon Mart on Fri Dec 8th. Show at 6pm, Sale at 7pm. ...

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