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Watch: Elphin heifer sale hits €7,700
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from Elphin Mart's special breeding heifer sale held last week.
7 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: battle for breeders in Elphin
Adam Woods reports from last Wednesday’s special breeding sale in Elphin Mart, Co Roscommon.
30 January 2024 Management
Scanning time for autumn-calving herds
Suckler farmers running autumn-calving herds should be giving thought to pregnancy scanning.
In pictures: Fresh calved Holsteins top at Taaffe monthly sale
Taaffe auction's monthly sale of pedigree dairy heifers was a steady affair with higher prices paid on well developed animals with proven back pedigree.
27 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Loughans Angus heifers going under the hammer
The pedigree Aberdeen Angus herd owned by John and Rory Best will hold a timed auction of in-calf heifers.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Over 750,000 calves to be DNA-registered in 2024
There is in the region of 550,000 cows across over 3,800 dairy herds and approximately 200,000 beef cows across 6,670 suckler herds participating in the programme.
2 December 2023 News
Keeping it simple this breeding season
North Antrim dairy farmer Robert McConaghy has decided to use only three bulls across his herd.
22 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Big rewards from investing in dairy genetics
Farmers attending an AI Services meeting heard how investing in good genetics delivers multiple benefits for dairy farms.
15 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Focusing on grass and genetics in Cavan
The Brennan farm at Kilcogy Upper in Cavan has undergone a big transformation in recent years.
1 November 2023 Milk quality
In pictures: In-calf heifers soar to £8,500 at Markethill Mart
A flying trade for in-calf heifers from Martin Tumilty saw prices soaring to high of £8,500 in Markethill Mart, Kieran Mailey reports.
1 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Camera at the Mart: Corries ladies sizzle at Ballymena Mart
Suckler replacements were highly sought after during the annual sale of in-calf heifers from Will and Gareth Corrie. Kieran Mailey reports.
18 October 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: beef bullocks on top in Tuam
Adam Woods reports from Tuam Mart's special show and sale of bullocks held on Monday 2 October.
4 October 2023 Markets