Dairy farmers to be guaranteed €200/head for Wagyu-cross calves
Noel Bardon
Warrendale Wagyu Ireland has said the move will guarantee prices for dairy farmers using the breed.
30 November 2023 News
IFJ Junior: five tips to start your calf-rearing enterprise
Buying a few dairy-bred calves is a good way to start off your farming career
29 November 2023 Pedigree
Certified Irish Angus launches new elite breed improvement programme
Shanon Kinahan brings you the details of the Certified Irish Angus elite breed improvement programme.
EU looks to cut calf transport times
The European Commission is expected to publish its plans on tightening the rules around animal transport next week.
29 November 2023 News
Farmer Writes: wind-down for winter begins
We are doing a bit extra with calf housing this year, in case regulations change enough to increase the number of calves around the yard through the spring.
29 November 2023 Farmer Writes
Sugar 'n' Spice was all things nice and sold for a super sweet €21,500
Shanon Kinahan and Martin Merrick report from the Carrick-on-Shannon Winter Fair last weekend where the record price was smashed not once, but twice in one night.
29 November 2023 Pedigree
IFJ Junior: My Farming Week: Cormac Gaynor, Kilruane, Nenagh, Co Tipperary
The Gaynor siblings from Kilruane in Co Tipperary are mad about cattle and already can't wait for next year's shows to start up again.
28 November 2023 News
Monday madness at Carrick Winter Fair
It's been a busy day in Carrick at theWinter Fair, with many more top prices to come, writes Shanon Kinahan.
27 November 2023 Pedigree
Carrick Winter Fair kicks off with super young handlers line-up
Shanon Kinahan brings you the winners from the the young handlers classes at the Carrick-on-Shannon Winter Fair.
26 November 2023 Pedigree
Camera at the mart: Solid trade for forward stores in Enniskillen
A smaller show of store cattle helped to underprin a solid trade at Enniskillen Mart last week.
22 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Government 'going around in circles' on TB eradication
Last week, Cork dairy farmer Alan Jagoe saw 15% of his 300-cow dairy herd leave his farm due to TB.
22 November 2023 News
Farmer Writes: an atrocious year of wet weather
Quite a number of trees blew down in the area during storm Debi, creating quite a lot of debris in the process.
22 November 2023 Farmer Writes