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Star of the show scoops 23,000gns at Borderway
Shanon Kinahan
Harelaw Star set a new female breed record at the British Blue special January show and sale in Borderway. Shanon Kinahan reports.
25 January 2023 Dealer
Index confusion in AI books
The Dealer was scratching their head last week trying to pick out a few bulls for the dairy cows and reading AI books didn't make it any easier.
25 January 2023 News
Low EBI herds advised to use beef AI on all cows
Herds at the lower end of EBI should consider using beef across all cows and buying in high-EBI replacement heifers, Monster Bovine's Doreen Corridan has said.
Beef Trends: factory agents camped in marts
Factory agents continue to drive the mart trade this week, with thousands of cattle being purchased weekly for direct slaughter.
25 January 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: extra appetite for heavy calves in Bandon
Strong continental calves were among those making the top prices in Bandon Mart this week, but the top end of Angus bull calves was just behind them in terms of price.
23 January 2023 Markets
Special night for north Leinster Hereford breeders at inaugural awards
Saturday 21 January was a night to remember for many breeders in the north Leinster Hereford club. Shanon Kinahan reports.
23 January 2023 Pedigree
Angus Stars of the Future set to shine bright for charity
The Angus Stars of the Future Online Timed Genetic Auction in aid of Irish Community Air Ambulance and Bumbleance takes place next weekend.
22 January 2023 Pedigree
Positive outlook on calf prices
Around €140/head has been paid in Bandon Mart for 80kg Friesian bull calves, with 60kg calves making €60 to €65/head.
22 January 2023 News
Making the most of your ICBF weanling performance report
The BEEP-S programme provided vital financial assistance to the suckler sector. However, using the data from the scheme is where the real value lies for farmers. Declan Marren reports.
18 January 2023 Breeding & health
Loughans bulls put their best foot forward for online Aberdeen Angus sale
Shanon Kinahan reports from John and Rory Best’s Loughans Angus sale which saw Loughans Ely X147 reach 5,750gns.
11 January 2023 Pedigree
Beef Management: Outwintered cattle, CAP seminar and survey responses
Adam Woods takes a look at looking after outwintered cattle, some survey results and details of an upcoming CAP seminar in Ballina, Co. Mayo.
11 January 2023 Management
Beef Trends: big bull numbers for first week of 2023
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for factory finished stock.
11 January 2023 Markets