In pictures: solid trade at Donegal Mart
Numbers on offer were limited by farmers taking advantage of the fine weather, while strong grass growth is also boosting demand.
Animal welfare campaigners protest against live exports
The advocacy group Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) staged a demonstration outside the GPO in Dublin this Saturday.
Weighing up the best approach to weaning lambs
With weaning of early mid-season born lambs set to begin in greater frequency in the coming weeks, a question is often asked on what is the best weaning procedure.