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Dursey Island farmers get ferry to lamb ewes
Barry Murphy
Minister Heather Humphreys has provided funding for Cork County Council (CCC) to procure a ferry to allow access to Dursey Island.
23 March 2022 News
Over 40% of sheep farmers changing creep feeding plans
Over half of the sheep farmers surveyed say they are likely to have feed left over from this winter.
9 March 2022 News
Waterford in lamb ewes hit €1,000
Adam Woods reports from the County Waterford Sheep Breeders Association in lamb ewe sale held in Dungarvan Mart.
Maedi Visna detected in NI sheep
DAERA has confirmed that Northern Ireland has not lost its MV-free status and a veterinary investigation is ongoing.
16 February 2022 News
DAERA facing ‘substantial bill’ in Tyrone bird flu case
The fifth case is understood to be on a facility owned by Silver Hill Duck outside Aughnacloy in Co Tyrone.
16 February 2022 News
Waterford Blackface Sheep Breeders sale
The Waterford Blackface sheep breeders annual sale of in lamb ewes takes place at Dungarvan Mart.
2 February 2022 Pedigree
Wallaby catcher sought for Lambay Island sheep flock
A flock owner on the private Lambay Island is seeking a shepherd who can also catch a few wallabies.
26 January 2022 Dealer
Sheep and goat census deadline extended to 14 February
Sheep and goat keepers will now have until the middle of February to submit census postal returns, but are encouraged to submit online.
25 January 2022 News
In pictures: timed auction success for Trenearla flock
Adam Woods reports from last weekend’s timed auction sale on Martbids where the Trenearla Blackface flock offered over 70 sheep for sale.
18 January 2022 News
Watch: see how the 2022 sheep scan went on Tullamore Farm
Niamh Gunn was on Tullamore Farm during the week for the annual sheep scan. Read how she gets on.
14 January 2022 News
Over 16% increase in sheep flock since 2010
Sheep farmers and numbers have increased over the last decade following significant decline over the previous 20 years.
6 January 2022 News
MartBids first timed auction to take place
MartBids will hold its first online timed auction next weekend where the famous Trenearla Blackface flock will offer over 80 sheep for sale on the new platform.
5 January 2022 Dealer