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Upcoming IHFA sale dates for your diary
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan has some important dates for your diary if you are a dairy enthusiast.
12 January 2024 News
500 in-lamb ewes going under the hammer in Tullow Mart
The dispersal sale of well-known mart manager Eric Driver is taking place on Saturday 13 January in Tullow Mart at 1pm.
18 October 2023 Markets
Sheep mart report: more bite in sales for slaughter-fit lambs
Factory agents are competing with greater intensity following an upward shift in base quotes, with average prices firming by €1 to €3/head.
Catalogue live for Brockagh Perth Blackfaced Sheep Breeders Association sale
The sale, which takes place on Wednesday 11 October in Brockagh Cloghan Mart, has in the region of 85 rams eligible for the Sheep Improvement Scheme.
9 October 2023 News
Camera at the Mart: demand for Galway sheep outstrips supply in Athenry
The 101st annual Galway Sheep Breeders Association sale repeated the top performance of 2022, with ewe hoggets averaging €287, ewe lambs €244 and mature ewes €293 each.
27 September 2023 Markets
Sheep mart prices: light hill lambs meeting a challenging trade
Numbers of Scottish Blackface lambs coming on stream are steadily increasing, but, unfortunately, light hill lambs are meeting a very difficult trade.
20 September 2023 Markets
Understanding the new hill ram SIS catalogue
The catalogue displays genetic information and denotes which rams satisfy the requirements of the Sheep Improvement Scheme.
20 September 2023 Breeding & health
Camera at the Mart: Cooley breeding sale 'best to date'
The group reports that the quality of the sheep on offer has been the best since the sale started 13 years ago, with prices also reported as being consistent across the 2,800 sheep traded.
6 September 2023 Markets
Mule hoggets average €214 in Tullow Mart
Ewe lambs were a brisk trade with prices averaging €126. A dozen top-quality lots exceeded the €150 mark rising to a top price of €195 per head.
6 September 2023 Markets
Prolific ewe lambs average over €130 in Carrick-On-Shannon
The sale witnessed the keenest demand for heavier and better-conformed ewe lambs.
6 September 2023 Markets
Cheviots steal the limelight in Carnew
The entry of ewe lambs averaged €152 per head while top-quality hoggets sold from €200 to €320 and quality mature ewes sold from €150 to €235.
6 September 2023 Markets
Glenhone Texels hit 12,000gns at Ballymena
Glenhone Texels had a day to remember at Ballymena Mart, topping the trade at 12,000gns for a ram lamb
6 September 2023 Northern Ireland