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This week in photos: dairy, sucklers, hemp and marts
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Our top farming photos from the past week include farmers harvesting hemp, buffer feeding cows and moving cows on to fresh grass after milking. Our photography team also visited some marts.
2 October 2022 News
Edenderry Mart ordered to pay farmer €75,000 who was gored by bull
The farmer claimed damages after he was attacked and gored by a young bull while in one of the holding pens at Edenderry Mart.
23 September 2022 News
2022 mart throughput running 72,569 head higher
Throughput of 80,136 head in July was 35,000 lower than July 2021, with throughput in August 2022 running marginally higher than in August 2021.
Camera at the Mart: forward stock to the fore at Castleisland fat stock sale
Castleisland Mart was buzzing for its annual fat stock show and sale last week. Demand for all classes of forward cattle was exceptional on the day.
21 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: weanling bulls reach €3.75/kg in Gort
Thursday evening's general cattle sale in Gort saw a good deal of lighter weanlings on show, although prices held firm.
14 September 2022 Markets
€9,100 top at Rebelettes Angus sale
Adam Woods reports on a lively Rebelettes Angus timed auction in Cork.
7 September 2022 Pedigree
Five marts found non-compliant with property services authority
A complaint referred to in the report involved a dispute over the ownership of cattle sold in the mart and a resulting delay in payment, according to a PSRA spokesperson.
31 August 2022 News
Where there's dung there's discord
The Dealer hears that a measure of angst has been caused in the busy Mayo village of Balla by the parking of cattle trucks in the local square each Saturday.
31 August 2022 Dealer
New secretary at the Shorthorn society
There's a new secretary for the Irish Shorthorn Cattle Society, The Dealer notes this week.
31 August 2022 Pedigree
MartBids Database: grass supply starts to bite in south
Adam Woods has the latest on this week's mart trade, including what's been happening in the country's marts this week.
31 August 2022 Markets
New manager for Roscommon Mart
Maura Quigley, who has been employed by the mart since 1977, will retire from the position having become manager in January 2012.
25 August 2022 News
Farmers demand Department foots bill for extra TB testing
There is no indication of when the increased TB testing will be rolled out to all stock, IFA animal health chair TJ Maher has said.
24 August 2022 News