Northern Ireland
In pictures: Red hot sheep trade in Kilrea Mart
Kieran Mailey
The weekly sheep sale in Kilrea Mart saw buyers eager for numbers and paying strong prices in return.
15 March 2024 Markets
In pictures: cull ewes sell to €360 in Ballybofey and Stranorlar Mart
There was a lightning trade for heavy cull ewes, with large-framed ewes weighing upwards of 95kg to 100kg selling in the main from €200 to €260/head.
28 November 2023 News
Young farmers: Cork sisters blazing a trail to glory
Having developed their own sheep flocks, Lucy accomplished a big ambition in 2023 when her All-Ireland winning Perth Blackface sheep were front and centre at the National Ploughing Championships.
Camera at the Mart: big demand for fat lambs in Baltinglass
Adam Woods report’s from last Saturday’s weekly sheep sale in Baltinglass Mart, Co Wicklow.
21 November 2023 Markets
Sheep mart report: slaughter fit lambs a hot commodity
A stabilisation of quotes has caused demand for slaughter fit and forward stores as agents scramble to secure numbers.
25 October 2023 Markets