In pictures: calf numbers on the rise in Bandon Mart
Tommy Moyles
The first St Bridgid’s bank holiday sale in Bandon Mart saw calf numbers double compared to last week as calving kicks on a gear in most dairy farms in the south.
1 February 2023 News
In pictures: 2019 Claas Arion 650 scoops €71,000 at retirement auction
A 2019 Claas Arion 650 with 1,740 hours topped a Cork contractor’s retirement auction last week, selling for €71,000 plus VAT and commission.
30 January 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: even split between beef-cross and Friesian calves continues
Ahead of the main burst of calving, numbers were evenly divided between beef-cross and Friesian bull calves at the weekly calf sale in Bandon Mart.
Pair of west Cork farms for sale
A c19 acre farm with a derelict farmhouse is one of a pair of west Cork farms on the market.
25 January 2023 For Sale
Bumper year for Irish prime country home sales for Savills
2022 proved to be a bumper year for Irish prime country home sales, with 130 deals worth €198m concluded during the year.
19 January 2023 Property
Ramping up calf accommodation and feed equipment in Cork
As cow numbers increased and calf exports come under pressure, Ben Murphy decided to future-proof his farm with a high-spec calf shed with automatic feeders.
18 January 2023 Calves
100 lots up for grabs at Cork contractor retirement auction
A Cork contractors’ fleet of machinery will be up for grabs at an online retirement dispersal auction on Wednesday 25 January at 6pm.
18 January 2023 News
New tractor sales fall 10% in 2022
2,125 new tractors were registered throughout 2022 in ROI, 10% (241 units) less than 2021. Meanwhile, Northern Ireland witnessed a 1% increase in new registrations with 530 tractors registered.
18 January 2023 Tractors
Bantry bay beef bound for Brussels butcher
Angus and Hereford beef from the shores of Bantry Bay is now available to Belgian consumers thanks to one ambitious west Cork family.
18 January 2023 Dealer
What’s the payback for solar panels on dairy farms?
Teagasc researcher John Upton was speaking about the new TAMS grants for solar panels at the Irish Grassland Association dairy conference.
18 January 2023 Management
Agri jobs: multiple dairy roles as calving nears
The Irish Farmers Journal has compiled some of the latest roles available in the farm sector this week.
14 January 2023 News
Successful sale of west Cork small holding
Dunmanway-based auctioneer concluded a successful sale of a small holding near Ballinacarriga at the end of 2022 and has also noted a slight change in farmer attitudes to the land market.
12 January 2023 Property