Northern Ireland
Swaledale breeders to hold first premier sale in NI
Kieran Mailey
Beatties Auction Centre, outside Omagh, will hold the first NI society breeding sale of Swaledale sheep on 30 September.
20 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Assess your rams against the five Ts
Are your rams up to the job this season? Questions Christa McMordie from Lisnafillin farm vets.
13 September 2023 Pedigree
Justin does just the job at Belclare Premier
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Belclare Sheep Society Premier Sale that was held in Kilkenny Mart last month.
Avoiding an abortion storm due to EAE
Christa McMordie from Lisnafillan farm vets outlines the main approaches to preventing an outbreak of EAE
13 September 2023 Northern Ireland
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
Rouge rams hit €2,460 in Tullamore
Adam Woods reports from the Rouge sheep society's premier show and sale held recently in Tullamore Mart.
12 September 2023 Pedigree
Watch: paralysed Kelpie herds sheep in wheelchair
A farmer in Australia has designed a wheelchair to enable his injured Kelpie to continue herding sheep.
2 September 2023 News
New record hit for Southern Ireland Dorset Breeders Club
The Southern Ireland Dorset Breeders Club had a very successful sale in Tullamore earlier this month.
31 August 2023 Pedigree
Cull persistently lame ewes, says AFBI vet
A new series of CAFRE events focused on sheep lameness started last week. Peter McCann reports
30 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Texel rams hit a whopping €188,000
The Knap flock averaged a massive £60,060 (€70,120.05) for five lambs, writes Shanon Kinahan
30 August 2023 Pedigree
Sheep scab ‘rampant’ all over the country
In flocks being shorn for a second time this year, and later shorn flocks, shearers said they are seeing more and more sheep scab.
30 August 2023 News
The view from the top gets better for the Hillview flock
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Belgian Beltex Breeders Society of Ireland premier sale, which was held in Tullamore Mart on Friday, 18 August.
23 August 2023 Pedigree