Farm Safety Week: 10 tips for working with livestock
Grace Hoare
Livestock can be very unpredictable so handlers need to be confident and competent when handling them, the HSA outlines safety advice to stock personnel.
17 July 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: cow kill remains high
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished cattle.
15 July 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: exporters continue to drive weanling bull trade
Farmers delivered the type of weanling bull exporters were looking for and were rewarded for their efforts in Skibbereen Mart on Friday last, reports Tommy Moyles.
In pictures: electric trade for drop calves in Ballymena
Dairy beef calves were an electric trade at the weekly sale in Ballymena Mart.
10 July 2024 Northern Ireland
Beef farmers need to demand CBV when buying dairy beef calves - Dillon
The dairy beef open day on Teagasc's demonstration farm in Fethard, Co Tipperary was thronged with farmers from across the country.
10 July 2024 News
Exporter bidding war opens up for weanlings
Adam Woods has the latest from the opening weanling sales in the south of the country
3 July 2024 Markets
Vets’ bull semen testing challenge dismissed
A case brought by the Veterinary Council of Ireland against a woman who provided bull semen analysis service has been thrown out of court. David Forsythe reports.
3 July 2024 News
Weekend weather: temperatures of 22°C on Sunday
Mixed and mild weather has been forecast for Friday and Saturday, with Sunday turning warm and bright.
21 June 2024 News
Top shelf finish for Antfield Whiskey in Carrick
Shanon Kinahan has the top prices from the final Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society sale
12 June 2024 Pedigree
Job well done as JALEX smash new records
Shanon Kinahan was on farm in Randalstown on Saturday for the biggest and best JALEX Select sale to date
12 June 2024 Pedigree
Dairy Management: grass growth rates start to suffer
Cold, northerly winds are hampering grass growth rates and making swards stressed, writes Aidan Brennan.
12 June 2024 Management
Northern demand injects life into trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
12 June 2024 Markets