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Nathan Tuffy is the Western Livestock Specialist with the Farmers Journal. He has been working as a Livestock Specialist with the Journal since December 2010 and is responsible for Western news, technical features along with MartWatch reports and analysis. He previously worked as a private Agricultural Consultant, as a Good Farming Practice Advisor for Teagasc and worked on the Small Holders Programme for Sligo LEADER Partnership. He graduated from University College Dublin in 2006 with an Honours Degree in Animal Science. Throughout his time studying he spent weekends and summer holidays working on and mixed enterprise organic farm. He also has a strong dairy interest and is involved in the family farm in Co. Sligo which operates a dairy and beef enterprise.
Saturday's sale at Balla Mart saw an increased entry of stock rise to meet a strong and steady trade.
By Nathan Tuffy on 17 February 2018
Saturaday's sale at Mohill saw the annual Monaghan day bullock sale take place. The trade was lively, with the strongest demand for heavy short-keep types.
Saturday's sale at Mohill Mart saw strong demand for all heavy and short-keep steers for the annual Monaghan Day bullock sale.
By Nathan Tuffy on 10 February 2018