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Sheep
UK sheep price increases 'never seen before'
Darren Carty
Currently at £7/kg (€8.20/kg), the AHDB reports that UK sheep prices have never before experienced such an elevated period of higher farmgate returns during January and February.
Record number of TB reactors in 2023
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Record number of TB reactors in 2023
Rates of bovine TB continue to set unwanted records in Northern Ireland
Fat cattle in demand at Ballymena Mart
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Fat cattle in demand at Ballymena Mart
Buyers were highly active on heavy fleshed stock during the weekly sale of fat cattle in Ballymena Mart.
Ampertaine Teus smashes records at 17,000gn
The spring show and sale of Limousin bulls at Ballymena Mart saw a new record price being set by the Ampertaine herd
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Rampant hogget trade drives prices to 650p/kg
Hogget prices continue to rise in Northern Ireland with 650p/kg being paid at local plants this week
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Growing interest in liquid fertiliser use
Farmers heard about the benefits of liquid fertiliser during a recent Fane Valley event
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Price increases at key dairy auctions
Dairy commodities got a welcome price boost at the GDT and Dutch Dairy Board auctions this week
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Three months of NI milk price rises
All processors of Northern Ireland milk have increased base prices for January supplies
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Registration open for IFJ / LMC conference
The event takes place on Thursday 21 March at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Another green quango is not what we need
Various green groups have made the case for an independent environmental protection agency in NI
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Conference to tackle carbon on dairy farms
An upcoming conference will look at the issue of greenhouse gas emissions on dairy farms
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Agnew re-elected as Lakeland vice chair
The board of Lakeland Dairies has re-elected it chair and vice-chair to serve for another term
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland