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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.

Dairy processors in Northern Ireland have now declared their base price for September with increases of 0.5p/l to 1p/l for some processors.
By Kieran Mailey on 19 October 2017
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is holding steady on a base price of 354p/kg, despite an increase in the weekly kill.
By Kieran Mailey on 19 October 2017
There was a steadier trade at the weekly cattle sale in Markethill Mart, with bullocks peaking at £1,480 and heifers selling to £1,170.
By Kieran Mailey on 19 October 2017
Co Down BETTER farm NI participant Paul Jamison is focusing on tightening the calving pattern in his suckler herd.
By Kieran Mailey on 12 October 2017
Regularly weighing cattle is the only way to accurately determine performance.
By Kieran Mailey on 19 October 2017
There was good demand for Holstein bulls at the special sale of Holstein bulls in Kilrea Mart this week.
By Kieran Mailey on 12 October 2017
Good-quality weanlings were in greatest demand at the special sales of suckler calves in Ballymena. Plainer cattle are a more difficult sell.
By Kieran Mailey on 12 October 2017
The price of silage has taken a sharp rise as farmers look to make up the shortfall in winter fodder.
By Kieran Mailey on 12 October 2017
There has been no movement in cattle prices this week, with base prices holding at 354p/kg.
By Kieran Mailey on 12 October 2017
Camera at the mart visited the weekly cattle sale at Markethill Livestock Mart, Co Armagh, on Saturday last. Trade was strong for top-quality animals.
By Kieran Mailey on 12 October 2017
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