Teagasc to host layer conference
Niamh Murphy
Teagasc will host a Knowledge Transfer event for the egg industry on 25 April in Cootehill, Cavan.
13 April 2024 News
Hill sheep farmers fail to retrieve ewes ahead of lambing
Weather has put hill sheep farmers in a tough position as they begin lambing this spring.
8 April 2024 Schemes
Applications open for new sheep welfare scheme
The National Sheep Welfare Scheme will operate in 2024 with a budget of €15m.
Avoiding animal health problems this March
Aidan Brennan looks ahead to the spring animal health focus and says prevention is better than cure when it comes animal health in springtime.
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Teagasc hill sheep conference to focus on health
Flock health, hill sheep breeding, biodiversity and lessons from the Sustainable Uplands Agri-Environment Scheme (SUAS) EIP project will be among the topics discussed.
14 February 2024 News
Diamanté shines bright at Inlambuary online sale
Shanon Kinahan reports on the Inlambuary in-lamb sheep sale.
24 January 2024 Pedigree
Ballytober flock comes out on top in Ballymena
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Ballymena Bluefaced Leicester female show and sale that took place last Saturday.
17 January 2024 Pedigree
Flock numbers 'well down', sheep scanners say
Most sheep farmers across the country are seeing good scanning rates despite all the bad weather. However, the scanners are noticing a “big shift backwards in sheep numbers.”
10 January 2024 News
Cleenagh Dribbler shoots and scores at second Trilogy sale
Shanon Kinahan reports on the Trilogy sale part two of the Cleenagh flock, which took place in Ballymena Mart on Friday, 5 January.
10 January 2024 Pedigree
Improving animal health to increase flock efficiency and sustainability
Frank Campion, Michael Gottstein and James Doran report on the importance of flock health on Brain Keane's farm in Co Wexford.
9 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Best bloodlines of the breed at Black Beauties sale
A strong European trade made for a very successful sale with a sale average of €1,125, writes Shanon Kinahan.
22 November 2023 Pedigree
All that glitters is gold at western stars sale
The top call at this year's 'western stars' sale was achieved by the Lismurtagh flock, Shanon Kinahan writes.
17 November 2023 Pedigree