Northern Ireland
Lamb prices rebound after price cuts
Kieran Mailey
The live trade for fat lambs has rebounded, with prices jumping £15 per head this week.
29 June 2022 Markets
Sheep Trends: factories gearing up for peak throughput
The Eid al-Adha festival, which takes place from 9 to 13 July, has underpinned the highest levels of throughput in recent years, with the kill recorded at almost 78,000 head in 2021.
22 June 2022 Management
Sheep Management: checking the breeding credentials of rams and store lambs
Where there is any question marks about the suitability of rams for breeding now is the time to make culling decisions while market returns are at their strongest level.
Sheep Management: marketing lambs, fodder budgets and wellbeing of dogs
The Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha which takes place from 9/10 July to 13 July has underpinned the highest sheep kill in recent years.
15 June 2022 Management
Sheep management: Marketing cull ewes and deciding on lamb castration
Producers with cull ewes to sell need to be mindful of the most lucrative sales avenue for the type of ewes on hand.
25 May 2022 Management