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Sheep
Mart manager comment: Michael Harty, Central Auctions
Nathan Tuffy
The sheep trade was a little brighter today (Wednesday). Numbers were up, but so too was buyer activity.
25 October 2017 Scotland
Straw price £13/bale in northeast
Big difference between northeast and south of country in straw prices.
18 October 2017 Markets
Plenty of buyers for quality cattle at Balla
There were over 900 cattle on offer at Balla Mart on Saturday last. Top-quality continental cattle were a strong trade once again, with plenty of buyers present.
Good demand for quality Scotch rams at Milltown
Saturday’s special show and sale of Scotch ram lambs at Miltown Mart saw an entry of over 140 on offer.
18 October 2017 Breeding & health
Doonowney Angus dispersal sale
Adam Woods attended last Saturday's dispersal sale of the Doonowney pedigree Angus herd.
11 October 2017 Pedigree
Macra: IFYE trip to Switzerland
In the first of a two-part series, Fabian Jacob of North Kilkenny Macra outlines his experience of the International Farm Youth Exchange.
11 October 2017 Community
Old tractors become sold tractors
Some intersting older lots cropped up at the recent FTMTA auction.
11 October 2017 Vintage
Sommet de l’Elevage – the French way
Last week, Shane Murphy travelled to France to the Sommet de l’Elevage, one of France’s largest agricultural shows.
11 October 2017 Pedigree
Maiden heifers shine at special crossbred Simmental sale
In-calf heifers sold to €2,550, maiden heifers made up to €2,250, while an all-Ireland-winning yearling heifer made a whopping €3,000.
11 October 2017 Markets
Weanlings top out at €1,400 but plain animals struggle in Carrigallen Mart
Daniel McPartlin reports from Saturday's special show and sale of weanling bulls in Carrigallen Mart.
10 October 2017 News
Large entry meets strong trade in Enniskillen
There were over 1,000 head of cattle at last week's sale at Enniskillen Mart. The trade was strong for all good-quality types.
13 September 2017 Markets
Continental cattle a strong trade but Friesians a slower sell
Numbers are increasing quickly in Enniscorthy Mart. The majority of those on offer were forward stores, with feeding cattle in the mix also.
6 September 2017 Markets