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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.

Strong finisher demand for forward heifers and cull cows has seen prices strengthen in the live trade across Northern Ireland.
By Kieran Mailey on 14 December 2017
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is firmer this week, as weather has affected the supply of cattle coming on to the market.
By Kieran Mailey on 14 December 2017
A smaller entry of cattle at the weekly cattle sale in Clogher Mart helped to strengthen buying competition and prices.
By Kieran Mailey on 14 December 2017
There was solid demand for freshly calved dairy stock at the weekly sale in Ballymena Mart.
By Kieran Mailey on 14 December 2017
Managing finishing cattle and being on red alert for pneumonia in weanlings have been key priorities on the programme farms this week.
By Kieran Mailey on 14 December 2017
Kieran Mailey looks at the factors to consider when putting a value on grass silage.
By Kieran Mailey on 14 December 2017
With the beef battle increasing in both size and weight, farmers should be checking that animals still have adequate lying space.
By Kieran Mailey on 08 December 2017
The weekly cattle sale at Enniskillen Mart saw plenty of buyer demand for good-quality animals.
By Kieran Mailey on 08 December 2017
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is finely balanced, as large numbers of cattle continue to come on to the market this week.
By Kieran Mailey on 07 December 2017
The weekly sale of fat cattle at Ballymena Mart saw cull cows selling to £1,571.
By Kieran Mailey on 07 December 2017
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