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How to enter the Irish Texel Sheep Society writing competition
Adam Woods
The Irish Texel Sheep Society, in association with the Irish Farmers Journal, is running a writing competition for young Texel enthusiasts. Read more here.
3 August 2022 Pedigree
What’s on at this year’s show?
With so much to see and do at the show people attending on the day need to plan out what they want to do and when to be there, writes Adam Woods.
13 July 2022 Pedigree
Dapper does it again in the Texel ring
It’s was another dapper day for the O’Keeffe family in the recent Texel nationals in Clonmel.
Dapper does the business in Donegal
The Irish Texel Sheep Society held its national championships at Finn Valley Show this year. Adam Woods reports on the prizewinners and the lineup on the day.
6 July 2022 Pedigree
Writing competition for young Texel breeders
Want to start sheep breeding or expand an existing flock? Win a €500 voucher to purchase a ewe or ram with the Irish Texel Society and the Irish Farmers Journal.
6 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
Super Sixty Sale sees Dutch Spotted to €3,000
Tullamore Mart was the destination of choice for coloured pedigree sheep breeders as it hosted the Super Sixty sale for the Workman family.
22 June 2022 Pedigree
Balmoral beauties steal the show
Adam Woods reports from the sheep rings at the recent Balmoral Show.
25 May 2022 Pedigree
Watch: new sheep classes take centre stage on day two of Balmoral Show
Niamh Gunn reports from day two of the sheep judging competition at Balmoral Show.
12 May 2022 News
Valais Blacknose sells for €3,000 at Summer Spectacular
The show was the first of its kind to be held in Tullow Mart on Monday 2 May.
4 May 2022 News
Quintuplet lambs: ‘smallest was the best sucker’
A third-lambing ewe surprised a Donegal sheep farmer when she delivered five healthy Texel lambs.
23 March 2022 News
My Farming Week: Darryl Branagan, Kilcoo, Co Down
After winning the All-Ireland Club title with Kilcoo last week, it was quickly back to farming duties for Darryl Branagan, with his pedigree Texels in the middle of lambing.
23 February 2022 News