New Zealand to end livestock exports by sea
Barry Murphy
A vote by New Zealand’s parliament will see live animal exports by sea from the country end next year.
2 October 2022 News
This week in photos: dairy, sucklers, hemp and marts
Our top farming photos from the past week include farmers harvesting hemp, buffer feeding cows and moving cows on to fresh grass after milking. Our photography team also visited some marts.
2 October 2022 Schemes
Almost 90% of new Organic Farming Scheme entrants in beef or sheep
Across all enterprises, these farmers will account for an additional 16,000ha of organic land in Ireland.
Edenderry Mart ordered to pay farmer €75,000 who was gored by bull
The farmer claimed damages after he was attacked and gored by a young bull while in one of the holding pens at Edenderry Mart.
2 October 2022 News
Suckler cow numbers continue to slide
There was 7.396m cattle in Ireland as of June, a 0.5% increase year on year.
29 September 2022 News
Limousin extravaganza set for next weekend
Adam Woods previews a big weekend for the Irish limousine Cattle Society taking place in Carrick-on-Shannon next weekend.
28 September 2022 Pedigree
Camera at the Mart: plainer cattle an easier trade in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from Carriagllen Mart’s Monday night general cattle sale.
28 September 2022 Markets
NI Trends: prime heifers commanding higher prices; demand for lamb improving
Processors in Northern Ireland have left beef prices unchanged, but heifers are an easier sell than steers. Demand for lambs is gaining momentum.
28 September 2022 Markets
Beef trade steady
Adam Woods has a roundup of the beef trade and what factories are quoting for finished cattle.
28 September 2022 Markets
TB reactors hit a new peak in July
The rates of the disease continue to be going in the wrong direction in NI.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Home Farm: Winter approaches
Beef farmers' attitudes to autumn supplementation while cattle are still at grass vary.
28 September 2022 Viewpoints
New Angus autumn extravaganza show and sale in Thurles Mart
Adam Woods previews a new competition hosted by the Irish Aberdeen Angus Association taking place in Thurles Mart on 8 and 9 October.
27 September 2022 Pedigree