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Sheep
UK sheep price increases 'never seen before'
Darren Carty
Currently at £7/kg (€8.20/kg), the AHDB reports that UK sheep prices have never before experienced such an elevated period of higher farmgate returns during January and February.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Record number of TB reactors in 2023
Rates of bovine TB continue to set unwanted records in Northern Ireland
21 February 2024 News
Amazone announces new finance packages from 0%
Farmhand has announced new finance package options from Amazone Finance, available to all Irish customers and obtainable on the full Amazone range, with the exception of sprayers.
Fat cattle in demand at Ballymena Mart
Buyers were highly active on heavy fleshed stock during the weekly sale of fat cattle in Ballymena Mart.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Registration open for IFJ / LMC conference
The event takes place on Thursday 21 March at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland diary of events
Shows, sales and events happening across the NI agri-food industry over the next week
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Another green quango is not what we need
Various green groups have made the case for an independent environmental protection agency in NI
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: factories move to cut beef price; hogget prices surge to 650p/kg
There are mixed fortunes in the beef and sheep trade at NI plants, with cattle prices easing, but hoggets rising in value.
21 February 2024 Markets
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Ampertaine Teus smashes records at 17,000gn
The spring show and sale of Limousin bulls at Ballymena Mart saw a new record price being set by the Ampertaine herd
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Rampant hogget trade drives prices to 650p/kg
Hogget prices continue to rise in Northern Ireland with 650p/kg being paid at local plants this week
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Growing interest in liquid fertiliser use
Farmers heard about the benefits of liquid fertiliser during a recent Fane Valley event
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland