UK farmers set about breeding low-methane sheep
Barry Murphy
The farmers involved in the low-methane sheep research suggest the work could be extended to hundreds of thousands of sheep across the UK.
1 February 2023 News
Ram sold for top dollar fails to do the business
A farmer who paid top price for a pedigree ram at a breed society sale has been left at odds as the animal will allegedly not breed any of his ewes.
30 January 2023 News
Further action needed with Sheep Improvement Scheme to avoid penalties - IFA
The IFA has said that the scheme needs further flexibilities in order for it to be beneficial to farmers.
Watch: Kilduff tops Texel Twighlight in Carnaross at €4,600
Adam Woods reports from the Texel Twighlight sale which took place in Carnaross, Co Meath, on Thursday.
30 December 2022 Pedigree
Festive Texel female sale in Ballymena set to be a cracker
89 lots of the finest Texel females will be offered for sale on Tuesday night in Ballymena.
19 December 2022 Pedigree
Some rams hit by high summer temperatures
Scanners have also reported seeing less early lambing flocks this year as farmers adapt to rising input costs for such systems.
2 November 2022 News
NI Sheep Programme: Top tips for the breeding season
On sheep farms operating March lambing flocks, outlined are some tips to manage animals through the upcoming breeding season.
28 September 2022 NI Sheep Programme
€2,010 for sale topper in Kerry Blackface ram show and sale
There was an excellent turnout of rams at the Kerry Blackface Sheep Breeders Association show and sale at Milltown Mart last Saturday.
28 September 2022 Pedigree
A flurry of questions at breeding time
The plethora of sheep breeds in NI has left Derek Robinson questioning his future breeding policy.
28 September 2022 Farmer Writes