Porter reapes the success in Roscommon
Shanon Kinahan
Both the male and female averages rose at this year's Simmental spring premier sale, reports Shanon Kinahan.
6 March 2024 News
My Farming Week: Jennie Aherne, Towerhill, Cappamore, Co Limerick
Jennie Aherne farms 80 acres with her family in Co Limerick. The farm converted from dairy to beef in 2008.
22 February 2024 Pedigree
Nugget nudges Denzies to top in Stirling
It was a busy weekend for the Irish Farmers Journal and for Simmental and Charolais breeders alike, who returned to United Auctions in Stirling for the show and sale of British Simmentals last weekend.
Ampertaine Teus smashes records at 17,000gn
The spring show and sale of Limousin bulls at Ballymena Mart saw a new record price being set by the Ampertaine herd
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Overhill House Nikey reigns supreme in Stirling
Shanon Kinahan is in Stirling for the British Simmental Cattle Society February show of bulls
19 February 2024 Pedigree
2023 Pedigree All Stars shine bright
Shanon Kinahan attended the Pedigree Breeders Council All Star Awards on Sunday night, where 16 breed societies celebrated this year's stars.
14 February 2024 Pedigree
Camera at the Mart: buyers hungry for quality in Roscommon
Small numbers in Roscommon Mart last Friday led to yet another very positive week's trading.
7 February 2024 Markets
Changes at the top in Charolais society
The dealer hears a few moves are a foot in some breed societies.
31 January 2024 Breeding & health
In pictures: Suckler replacements hit £3,100 at Markethill
Limousin and Simmental bred in-calf heifers were a sharp trade during a special sale of suckler replacements at Markethill Mart.
31 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Impressive stance at the top for Saltire Impressive
The British Simmental Cattle Society released its sire rankings for the most pedigree progeny registered in 2023, as reported by Shanon Kinahan.
24 January 2024 Pedigree
IBLA to move forward with ICBF injunction
Shanon Kinahan attended an Irish Beef and Lamb Association meeting in Athlone on Wednesday night where a decision was made to move forward with an injunction to prevent the ICBF using updated indices.
18 January 2024 News
Reality of the latest ICBF evaluations for pedigree breeders
Shanon Kinahan spoke to pedigree breeders on their reaction to the ICBF evaluations which were released in November.
17 January 2024 Pedigree