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Pedigree
Rockdale rocks home with top price of €8,000 at Charollais premier
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at this year's Irish Charollais Sheep Society premier sale held in Blessington Mart.
3 August 2022 Pedigree
Beechbrook tops Blessington at €5,200
The Suffolk Sheep Society South of Ireland held its premier show and sale on Monday 25 July at Blessington Mart.
3 August 2022 Farm machinery
Five top tips for buying a used hedge cutter
Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott offer readers their five top tips on what to look out for when in the market for a used hedge cutter.
Looking back on lambing - decisions for the future
As the programme farmers make breeding decisions for this autumn, programme adviser Senan White reviews spring lambing performance and how this info is used to influence breeding decisions.
3 August 2022 NI Sheep Programme
Beechbrook tops Blessington at €5,200
The Suffolk Sheep Society South of Ireland branch held its premier show and sale on Monday 25 July at Blessington Mart.
29 July 2022 Pedigree
Taking the correct steps now to ensure a compact lambing
The upcoming breeding season signifies the start of the sheep farmer’s year, so now is a good time to reflect on some time-saving tips for the year ahead.
27 July 2022 Buildings
Suffolk ram lambs peak at 10,000gns
The premier sale of pedigree Suffolk sheep in NI saw a super entry of ram lambs
20 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Rams hit €1,100 at Vendéen premier
John Lynch’s Ballinascraw flock claimed top price at this year’s premier Vendéen sale in Roscommon. Niamh Gunn reports.
13 July 2022 Pedigree
Donohoes dominate Blue championships in Athlone
The Irish Blue Texel Society is gaining popularity and its national championships saw 84 sheep line out to be judged at Athlone Show recently.
29 June 2022 Pedigree
Sheep Management: checking the breeding credentials of rams and store lambs
Where there is any question marks about the suitability of rams for breeding now is the time to make culling decisions while market returns are at their strongest level.
22 June 2022 Management
My Farming Week Kenneth Bailey, Lismurtagh, Tulsk, Co Roscommon
Pedigree Suffolk sheep farmer Kenneth Bailey says there should be a bit of Suffolk in every flock in Ireland due to their favourable traits.
8 June 2022 News
Juggling farming, football and a PhD in Co Mayo
Farming alongside his father Liam and his brother David, Stephen Coen is as passionate about farming as he is about football.
25 May 2022 Management