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NEWS
Sluggish Limousin trade at Dungannon
David Wright was in Dungannon Farmers Mart in Co Tyrone on Friday where the Northern Ireland Limousin Club held its annual autumn sale.
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Watch: weighing stock – the process
Irish Farmers Journal beef specialist Matthew Halpin and Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver go through some top tips for weighing stock this winter.
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First batch of 2017-born steers drafted in Newford Farm
The 14 steers slaughtered on Thursday achieved an carcase weight of 376kg.
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Grass+: into winter-mode as grazing winds up
With grass covers running out on farms now, attention is now turning to silage feeding and not grass growth from now on.
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Back to basics with young stock this winter
Journal vet Tommy Heffernan gives seven tips to focus on this winter when it comes to young stock.
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MARKETS
Steady trade for stores at Balla Mart
The trade today at Balla mart was relatively steady, while some prices were a little higher, cattle were much easy sold in the ring.
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Meet the National Champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
Eamon Sheehan is farming 70 hectares near Cuffesgrange in Co Kilkenny. The new entrant to dairy is a Nuffield Scholar and an avid sport horse fan. Eamon milked 150 cows this year.
Meet the Ulster champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
Stephen Gibson is the sixth generation of Gibson’s to farm near Hillsborough in Co Down. Stephen was a beef and sheep farmer up to 2012, before taking the plunge to get into dairy farming.
Meet the Munster champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
In 1994, Sean Cronin took over what was then an outside block attached to the family’s dairy farm at Mallow, in Co Cork.
IFA Branch AGMs- Make your Voice Heard
Our branch AGMs begin this week and will take place in 947 locations around the country. It has never been more important to give feedback on what matters to you, so we encourage you to come along.