LATEST ARTICLES
News
Watch: sheep shooting tourism continues
Barry Murphy
The Irish Farmers Journal has uncovered further video evidence of guided sheep shooting activity, first reported in November 2021.
23 March 2022 Management
NI Sheep Programme: gross margins up 30% on lowland farms
2021 was a positive year for the programme farmers running lowland flocks.
Variation within breed more important than across breed
Differences between breeds are often discussed and debated but Frank Campion, Teagasc, advises that huge gains can be made by identifying variation within breed.
SheepWatch: firm demand for cull ewes and ewes with lambs
The cull ewe trade remains a bright feature of the trade, while demand is growing in line with an increased entry of ewes with lambs at foot.
2 March 2022 Markets
My Farming Week: Darryl Branagan, Kilcoo, Co Down
After winning the All-Ireland Club title with Kilcoo last week, it was quickly back to farming duties for Darryl Branagan, with his pedigree Texels in the middle of lambing.
23 February 2022 News
Waterford Blackface Sheep Breeders sale
The Waterford Blackface sheep breeders annual sale of in lamb ewes takes place at Dungarvan Mart.
2 February 2022 Pedigree
In pictures: timed auction success for Trenearla flock
Adam Woods reports from last weekend’s timed auction sale on Martbids where the Trenearla Blackface flock offered over 70 sheep for sale.
18 January 2022 News
MartBids first timed auction to take place
MartBids will hold its first online timed auction next weekend where the famous Trenearla Blackface flock will offer over 80 sheep for sale on the new platform.
5 January 2022 Dealer
Livestock can teach us about life on earth
We can get adequate intakes of all the minerals and vitamins that our bodies require by eating a balanced diet.
3 January 2022 News