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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.
This week's management notes cover the Sheep Welfare Scheme reference number and the management of rams and ewes post-breeding.
By Darren Carty on 09 November 2017
The average price at the latest British Wool Marketing Board sale was unchanged at £1.04/kg (€1.17/kg).
By Darren Carty on 31 October 2017
Teagasc budgets show the potential for farmers to utilise excess grass and generate a margin of €25 to €30 from finishing hill lambs.
By Darren Carty on 20 October 2017
Inclement weather, combined with large volumes passing through marts, is resulting in increased price pressure at marts.
By Nathan Tuffy on 19 October 2017
While prices have steadied somewhat, the sheep trade continues to be under pressure.
By Darren Carty on 19 October 2017
Irish sheep dog sells for over €11,000
An Irish sheepdog sold for over €11,000 at a sale in England last Friday, 13 October.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 October 2017
The department have written to farmers who have yet to submit the required faecal egg samples.
By Darren Carty on 05 October 2017
The European Commission “unconditionally” cleared ABP’s deal to take control of Linden Foods last Friday.
By Patrick Donohoe on 02 October 2017
There was a larger number of sheep for sale than usually expected in Macroom Mart. Tommy Moyles reports.
By Tommy Moyles on 26 September 2017
Watch: the Irish Farmers Journal's livestock demo at Ploughing 2017
From 2pm, watch the livestock demonstration hosted by the Irish Farmers Journal livestock team, Bord Bia and ICBF.
By Farmers Journal on 21 September 2017
Farmers are now permitted to burn upland vegetation until the end of February.
By William Conlon on 14 September 2017
Lamb prices have fallen by 20c/kg to 40c/kg in the last three weeks with IFA sheep chair calling on the minister and the Government to take action on the sterling exchange rate collapse.
By Darren Carty on 07 September 2017
65 Quality TEXEL Inlamb Shearling Ewes from Annakisha, Chessy, Emlach, Foundry ...
Omagh Mart Friday evening 8th December. Guests Milestonehill & Duvarren....
41st A.G.M of the Society,04th November 2017 at 4 p.m.Firgrove Hotel, Mitche...
70 Pedigree RamsCharollais, Suffolk & TexelTullamore Livestock Mart(by kin...
Next Sale DatesBallinasloe 05 October 086-8546772Raphoe 06 October 087-23896...

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