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Camera at the Mart: high EBIs call for top prices in Thurles
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan was in Thurles Mart last Friday, where the Ashberry herd held a production sale in conjunction with Doyle Hunt and Hunt.
25 February 2024 News
Over 50,000 fewer cattle aged six to 18 months on farms on 1 January 2024
The latest animal identification and movement data showed over 34,000 extra cattle on farms aged from 24 to 36 months of age.
14 February 2024 News
Land demand will result in ‘significant change’
If targets for certain sectors are to be achieved, “we will see significant land use change somewhere and enterprise substitution”, Frank O'Mara has warned.
Fall in sucklers to continue – Teagasc boss
Suckler beef is going to remain the dominant enterprise in a large part of the country, albeit with some fall in numbers, Teagasc's Frank O'Mara has said.
14 February 2024 News
Positive outlook for 2024 beef trade
Adam Woods reports from the Bord Bia meat marketing seminar held in Naas, Co Kildare.
31 January 2024 Markets
Drinagh takes dairy-beef to another level.
A west Cork co-op including myostatin as a topic for a meeting wasn't in the Dealer's bingo card for 2024. Were they looking to take dairy beef breeding to another level wonders the Dealer?
24 January 2024 Dealer
Beef Trends: dairy influence causing concern
Adam Woods has the latest on this week's beef trade, including where the latest factory quotes are at.
24 January 2024 Markets
Agri jobs: dairy farm assistant needed on 240-cow farm in Co Offaly
This week’s jobs include opportunities on dairy farms and on a suckler farm in Scotland.
20 January 2024 News
Agri jobs: dairy farm manager in Cork and calving assistant in Scotland
A dairy farm in Mallow is looking for a farm manager, while an Irish farming family in Scotland requires a calving assistant to help with their spring calving sucklers for three months.
13 January 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: dairy dispersal delight as Cahir Mart returns
Shanon Kinahan reports from the complete clearance sale of the late Eamonn Carey's dairy herd.
10 January 2024 Markets
This week in photos: dairy cows, marts and sheep
Check out our favourite farming photos from around the country this week.
7 January 2024 News
Cattle herd down over 80,000 head
Reduction is being driven by higher live exports in 2023 and fewer dairy males on farms, while the decline in the sucker herds continues with 42,090 fewer beef cows on farms compared to 1 November.
27 December 2023 News