What's on: pedigree sale season is ramping up
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan looks ahead to another busy chapter in the pedigree sales season.
29 March 2023 Markets
NI Trends: positive price trends continue for cattle; hogget trade driving on
There are plenty of positives to be found within the NI factory trade for finished cattle and sheep this week.
29 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: finishers hunt for heavy bulls
The demand for shorter-keep heavy bulls from specialist finishers helped push on the trade in Roscommon on Tuesday evening.
Drumgoonpoll 1 Sydney topping the polls in Tullamore
The Irish Hereford Breed Society is continuing to break records at society sales with a new premier sale record of €11,600, writes Shanon Kinahan.
29 March 2023 Pedigree
Making a call on cattle to finish out of the shed
With an extremely strong live ring, farmers should be looking through forward stores in the shed and deciding on what to finish, graze or offload.
28 March 2023 Management
Watch: Coose on the Loose - Nebraska heads to Scotland
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Irish Simmental Cattle Society’s premier sale in Roscommon on Saturday, which saw Coose Nebraska leave some buyers in a state of shock after securing €16,200.
27 March 2023 Pedigree
What’s on: upcoming pedigree shows and sales
The busy show and sale season is well and truly under way in the pedigree world with sales starting to take place all over the country, writes Shanon Kinahan.
22 March 2023 Pedigree
Sultan is the king of the ring in Elphin
Shanon Kinahan reports from a positive day’s trading at Elphin Mart at the 2023 Irish Charolais Cattle Society spring premier show, which saw Clenagh2 Sultan top the sale at €13,000.
22 March 2023 Pedigree
Farmer Writes: you'd miss those hazy February days
Calving is well under way on Tommy Moyles' farm and a few labour-saving choices have helped keep the workload to a reasonable level.
22 March 2023 Farmer Writes
Sultan king of the ring in Elphin
There was an excellent day’s trading at the 2023 Irish Charolais Cattle Society spring premier show and sale in Elphin, which saw Clenagh2 Sultan secure the top price of €13,000.
19 March 2023 Pedigree
Watch: grazing gets more difficult on Thrive demo farm
Declan Marren was on the Thrive demo farm this week, where grazing conditions have become a lot trickier since the wet weather returned last weekend.
18 March 2023 Grass & feeding
NI Trends: factory quotes rising on prime cattle and cows; hoggets up 10p/kg
Factory quotes for prime cattle and cull cows continue to rise in Northern Ireland. Hoggets have also seen an uplift in price.
15 March 2023 Markets