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Sheep
New South of Ireland Lanark Sheep Breeders group launched
Darren Carty
The group will hold its inaugural sale of almost 200 breeding rams in Roscommon Mart on 1 October.
17 September 2022 Pedigree
Elphin to stage National Charolais Calf Show
Adam Woods talks to Nevin McKiernan about what’s coming up in the Charolais world this autumn.
14 September 2022 Pedigree
Moydrum sees off stiff competition in Strokestown
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Angus Cattle Society all-Ireland championships, which took place at Strokestown Show at the weekend.
Sun shines on finals day in Strokestown
Shanon Kinahan reports from the 154th Strokestown show in Co Roscommon, which took place at the weekend.
14 September 2022 Pedigree
In pictures: livelier trade for good-quality hoggets in Roscommon Mart
Nice-quality ewe hoggets sold in the main from €180 to €210 with a selection of increased quality lots hitting as high as €255.
14 September 2022 Markets
Listen: centenary milestone for Galway Sheep Breeders’ Association
The Galway Sheep breed has a fascinating history, including going from being the dominant breed in the country to more recently being listed as critical status by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.
14 September 2022 News
Agri jobs: agri mechanic needed in Waterford
The Irish Farmers Journal has compiled some of the latest roles available in the farm sector this week.
10 September 2022 News
Aldi Irish Angus titles go to Cavan, Cork and Leitrim
Adam Woods reports from the Aldi Irish Angus championships held in Iverk Show recently.
7 September 2022 Pedigree
Grass+ Beef: rain arrives but grazing issues remain
Rainfall has been widespread across the country since late last week, but as farms “green up” supplementation needs to be maintained.
7 September 2022 Grass & feeding
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
Castlerea all set for major woodland festival
The event includes woodland and forest demonstrations, wood-based crafts and furniture making.
24 August 2022 Forestry
Seven high-EBI Friesian heifers stolen in Co Roscommon
Anyone with information concerning the incident and the whereabouts of the animals have been asked to contact gardaí.
20 August 2022 News