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Kieran Mailey
Kieran Mailey

Northern deputy editor

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Kieran Mailey is Northern deputy editor with the Irish Farmers Journal. Prior to joining the Irish Farmers Journal, Kieran worked as a Beef and Sheep adviser in Co Down with the Department of Agriculture in Northern Ireland. He was also the programme adviser for the NISBP for two years. He hails from a beef and sheep farm in Co Derry and graduated with a degree in agriculture from Queens University, Belfast. Away from work his interests are farming and sport, mainly GAA, rugby and cycling.

A 1.5p/l top-up puts the co-op on a base of 26.5p/l for April milk.
By Kieran Mailey on 24 May 2018
Northern Ireland-based Glanbia Cheese is now paying a mozzarella bonus to suppliers to increase milk quality.
By Kieran Mailey on 24 May 2018
The beef trade in Northern Ireland continues to move in favour of farmers, with improved price deals are on offer. However, processors are pulling spring lamb prices.
By Kieran Mailey on 24 May 2018
Improved weather conditions and Balmoral Show meant there was a smaller entry of cattle at Enniskillen Mart last week, with prices holding steady.
By Kieran Mailey on 24 May 2018
There was an improved trade for lighter store cattle suited to grazing at Swatragh Mart this week.
By Kieran Mailey on 24 May 2018
Grass growth is now surging ahead of cattle demand, which is building surplus grass on grazing ground.
By Kieran Mailey on 24 May 2018
Kieran Mailey looks at various issues to consider when making grass silage this year.
By Kieran Mailey on 24 May 2018
Hoggets are gone, but supplies of lamb are limited ahead of the Ramadan Festival.
By Kieran Mailey on 17 May 2018
Reports suggest that finished cattle are much more difficult to source this week.
By Kieran Mailey on 17 May 2018
With the pool of finished cattle in Northern Ireland shrinking, beef finishers are gaining the upper hand on price. Lamb prices are holding firm, with deals as hogget trade ends.
By Kieran Mailey on 17 May 2018
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