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Methane vaccines possible in the future - Mitloehner
Anne O'Donoghue
Professor Frank Mitloehner outlined this view at a Teagasc Signpost webinar.
23 May 2024 Markets
Watch: top prices from the ringside in Kilkenny
Shanon Kinahan takes a look at some of the highlights from the weekly cattle sale in Kilkenny Mart.
DNA tags in cattle to start from 2026
DNA profiling of cattle, known as genotyping, is needed to build breeding value indexes for livestock in NI
NI Trends: beef trade remains on solid footing; marts set pace on lambs
There is little change to beef prices in Northern Ireland, as demand remains solid. Lambs are also steady, with marts returning higher prices.
22 May 2024 Markets
Over 100 cattle stolen so far in 2024
Mayo was the county where the largest number of cattle were stolen.
22 May 2024 News
Lambs holding firm as hogget supplies plummet
Fat lambs are a solid trade in NI with little movement on prices, although hoggets are getting harder to source
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
'Small number' of farmers awaiting payment from Asba Meats
A senior executive at Asba Meats maintained that the vast majority of farmers were paid for cattle and sheep supplied to the firm within two to three weeks.
22 May 2024 News
Best in the business in Balmoral
Shanon Kinahan takes a look back at all the cattle champions from the 155th Balmoral Show
22 May 2024 Pedigree
Managing the grazing rotation through peak grass growth
Grass growth is running ahead of demand, making it harder to manage grazing rotations.
21 May 2024 Management
Over one third of Irish farms’ output below €8,000 in 2022
A Teagasc study has found that the average income on beef and sheep farms classed as small came to only €2,638 in 2022.
21 May 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: cattle, cars and competitions with Conor McVeigh
On this week's show, Shanon Kinahan spoke to Conor McVeigh from MCV Competitions.
20 May 2024 Podcast
Watch: all eyes on the dairy rings at Balmoral Show
Shanon Kinahan is at the dairy rings on day three of the 155th Balmoral Show.
17 May 2024 Pedigree