One in five sheep falling foul of the clean livestock policy
Figures collected by the Department of Agriculture for the 2018 sheep kill to date show 20% of sheep fell outside category A under the clean livestock policy.
Balmoral Show: Co Antrim breeder takes shearling pairs
Well-known Co Antrim cattle and sheep breeder, William McAllister, enjoyed success in the showring on Friday with taking the title for best pair of shearling ewes.
New sheep dispatch docket books arrive
To facilitate a move to full electronic tagging in sheep, new dispatch docket books have been sent to farmers with all books no longer valid from 1 June.
Sales of fresh lamb for Easter worth almost €30m
Figures for retail sales from the 12 weeks leading up to Easter show an increased demand for fresh meat during holiday periods.