Young farmers: Cork sisters blazing a trail to glory
Darren Carty
Having developed their own sheep flocks, Lucy accomplished a big ambition in 2023 when her All-Ireland winning Perth Blackface sheep were front and centre at the National Ploughing Championships.
13 September 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: Mule ewe lambs sell to £198 at Aghanloo
Some Mule ewe lambs that were smaller or less well marked sold for well under £90 (€105).
13 September 2023 Markets
Thousands of hill rams genotyped for SIS
Sheep Ireland manager, Kevin McDermott, told farmers at an IFA sheep meeting in Donegal that there should be plenty of eligible hill rams available to meet demand.
Cheviot hoggets hit €304 in Donegal Group sale
The lively trade saw Suffolk Cheviot hoggets average over €231, while Cheviot hoggets recorded an average price of €215.
3 September 2023 Markets
Strong show of ewe lambs from Crockataggart
The fourth annual sale by Eoin and Jonathan Kelly of Crockataggart Farms, Draperstown took place last week.
30 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Hoggets sell up to £192 at Aghanloo
The second weekly sheep sale of the season took place at Aghanloo, Co Derry on Tuesday
16 August 2023 Northern Ireland
In pictures: hogget ewes a steady trade in Borris
The Irish Farmers Journal attended the Borris Ewe Breeders show and sale on Saturday.
12 August 2023 News
Bumper sale of breeding hoggets at Ballymena
Ballymena Mart held its first sale of commercial breeding sheep on 5 August, with a solid trade trade throughout. Kieran Mailey reports.
9 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Jalex gimmer sale peaks at £520
Gimmers recorded strong prices at the annual sale from the Jalex flock, Co Antrim.
2 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Scottish sheep semen imported into US after ban
North Country Cheviot breeders have seen their genetics sought by US sheep breeders for their flocks.
27 June 2023 News