In pictures: solid trade for stores in Drumshanbo
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from last Thursday’s general sheep sale in Drumshanbo Mart, Co Leitrim.
23 October 2023 Markets
Sheep price update: solid start to week’s trading
Base quotes continue to range from €6.10/kg to €6.30/kg, with prices ranging in the main from €6.30/kg to €6.50/kg for quality assured lambs and to a top of €6.60/kg to €6.65/kg.
18 October 2023 Pedigree
Galway sheep sale set for Ballinasloe
Shanon Kinahan previews the upcoming pedigree Galway sheep sale that is taking place in Ballinasloe Mart this Thursday.
News in-brief from Northern Ireland
Weekly news in-brief from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
11 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Camera at the Mart: Mules a terrific trade in Tuam with tops of €268
The Mule Lanark group’s annual sale saw hot demand for all class of lambs and ewes in Tuam last Friday.
20 September 2023 Markets
Factories move to cut NI lamb quotes
Lamb processors in Northern Ireland are looking to tighten their grip on prices, with moves to cut base quotes.
30 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Opinion: banning sheep off stubbles would have consequences
The decision to require a grass lie-back area for livestock grazing cover crops has a much more profound implication - sheep are no longer allowed to graze stubbles.
27 August 2023 Opinion
Ewe lambs peak at £215 at Ballyvoy sale
Kieran Mailey reports on the prices paid at the latest breeding sheep sales in NI
23 August 2023 Northern Ireland
In pictures: hogget ewes a steady trade in Borris
The Irish Farmers Journal attended the Borris Ewe Breeders show and sale on Saturday.
12 August 2023 News
Bumper sale of breeding hoggets at Ballymena
Ballymena Mart held its first sale of commercial breeding sheep on 5 August, with a solid trade trade throughout. Kieran Mailey reports.
9 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Watch: this week in photos - Shannon floods and 858 lambs sheared
The past week saw a Co Tyrone farmer breaking the Irish nine-hour lamb shearing record, a flying sale at Tullow Mart and flooding along the Shannon leaving hay and silage ground under water.
6 August 2023 News
Sheep Trends: lamb prices steady to firmer in cases
Base quotes for Thursday range from €7.05/kg to €7.20/kg, with a high percentage of quality assured lambs trading from €7.25/kg to €7.40/kg.
12 July 2023 Markets