Sheep Management: finishing lambs and addressing grass supply challenges
Darren Carty
Now is a critical time to review the number and weight of lambs on farm and ensure grass supplies are where they need to be heading in to August.
13 July 2022 Management
Sheep Management: navigating through the forecast spike in temperatures
With Met Éireann forecasting temperatures to widely reach the mid to high twenties in places precautions will be required to bring animals through this period unaffected.
NI Sheep Programme: baling silage and drafting lambs in Co Down
Harvesting first-cut silage and drafting lambs for slaughter have been the main jobs completed on Paraic McNeill's farm over the past week. Kieran Mailey reports.
Sheep Management: peak risk for nematodirus and first signs of blowfly strike
Farmers need to be on high alert to the risk of nematodirus, with the disease having the potential to quickly curtail performance in lambs.
27 April 2022 Management
Sheep price update: mart sales steady to €1-€2 stronger
With the exception of last Thursday mart sales have been running as normal and agents have been equally active despite two days less slaughtering in factories last week.
21 March 2022 Markets