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Five top tips for buying a stock bull
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at a few important points when looking for stock bulls for the upcoming autumn breeding season.
20 September 2017 News
Pedigree TB reactor dispute continues in NI
Co Down cattle breeder Sean Savage has been in dispute with DAERA over TB testing and valuations.
13 September 2017 Pedigree
Milford Sheep Breeders sale peaks at €315/head
A quick glimpse at the goings-on in the pedigree sheep sector of recent and upcoming sales.
€1,000 top at Beltex Premier
The recently held Beltex premier at Tullamore Mart saw a top price of €1,000 twice, while a Texel ram sold for far more in Lanark.
30 August 2017 Pedigree
Millbrook tops North East calf club finals
Willie Smith was out in front of this year’s North East Limousin Club calf finals, held again at Virginia Show, writes SHane Murphy
26 August 2017 Pedigree
Records smashed at Belclare premier sale
Last week saw the Belclare Sheep Society hold its annual premier sale at Kilkenny Mart, Cillin Hill.
16 August 2017 Pedigree
Not a bad first day out
To top any pedigree sale is a success, but to do it on your first day out is even better.
9 August 2017 News
Tinahely hosts Belgian Blue all-Ireland calf finals
Weather conditions held well for the this year’s annual Belgian Blue calf finals at Tinahely Show, writes Shane Murphy.
9 August 2017 Pedigree
Four for Tullamore
This year’s Tullamore Show will host four cattle breed societies national finals.
2 August 2017 Pedigree
Over €20,000 up for grabs for commercials
It’s a big year at Tullamore in the commercial rings, with increased entries to 330 and a prize fund of over €20,000.
2 August 2017 Tullamore Show
Cork Brothers reign supreme at Charollais Premier
The first of the 2017 Charollais sheep sales got off to a flyer, with clearance rates up by 20% on last year.
2 August 2017 Pedigree
Pedigree calf boom
Shane Murphy looks at how breed and breeder numbers have changed over the past 10 years, and how it might affect breeders going forward
26 July 2017 Pedigree