Northern Ireland
News in-brief from Northern Ireland
Kieran Mailey
News in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland.
17 January 2024 Northern Ireland
In-lamb ewes sell to £260 at Ballymena Mart
The annual sale of in-lamb ewes from Simon Loughery topped out at £260 in Ballymena Mart.
3 January 2024 News
Driving a new farming route
Well-known mart manager Eric Driver is holding a dispersal sale of his 500-ewe flock on Saturday 13 January in Tullow Mart.
Contrasting year for sheep throughput
Hogget throughput was recorded at its highest level in over a decade, while the 2023 lamb kill is over 75,000 head lower and the ewe and ram kill is trending more than 50,000 head behind 2022.
27 December 2023 News