Livestock
DAIRY
Dairy markets: French and German milk production falls
The dry period of weather in April and May resulted in reduced milk production across Europe.
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SHEEP
Why are sheep farmers applauding the early opening of Croke Park?
The Dealer first thought the GAA chiefs might have got caught up in the euphoria of the store lamb market in order to compensate for lost revenue.
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Sheep price update: gap opening between quotes and prices paid
Factories are very anxious for stock, with quotes rising in cases by as much as 15c/kg in recent days.
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PEDIGREE
Herd profile: building the Milbrook foundation
Shane Murphy speaks to William Smith on his world famous Milbrook Limousin herd in Co Meath.
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Irish Shows Association Virtual Show 2020 - the show must go on(line)!
2020 is a very different year for our showing community and the Irish Shows Association has been inspired to adapt to the new normal and look to technology to keep the show on the road.
Silostop - who we are & what we do
Silostop is the leading manufacturer of oxygen barrier (OB) silage films, providing a complete silage protection system made up of OB films, protective nettings and covers, as well as gravel bags.
Grass-fed standard for beef could be approved in coming weeks
Mark Zieg, beef sector manager with Bord Bia, outlines the details of what will form the 'grass-fed' standard for Irish meat and what benefits it could bring for prices.
Bonanza Calf Nutrition key points to be aware of preparing for calves at grass
We are improving our calf management year-on-year; refining it, focusing on new aspects, raising the target bar.