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Farmer Writes: cattle never fail to surprise me
Karen McCabe
Regardless of how many years’ experience I have with cattle, they still never fail to surprise me at times, writes Karen McCabe.
5 June 2024 Management
Hitting €1,700 for weanlings in Ballinrobe
Adam Woods previews next week’s Irish Grassland Association beef event taking place just outside Ballinrobe in Co Mayo on Tuesday 11 June.
29 May 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: all types a classy trade in Sixmilebridge
Shanon Kinahan reports from a busy day's trading at Sixmilebridge Mart last Saturday.
Tomohawk a powerful weapon in Midleton
Shanon Kinahan was in Cork on Sunday for Midleton Show where she reports on the breed champions from the beef section.
29 May 2024 Pedigree
Camera at the Mart: exporters drive lamb trade in Dowra
There was a lightning trade for lambs and hoggets, with competition boosted by live export buying and demand outstripping supplies.
22 May 2024 Markets
Shaggy shakes off competition in Carlisle
Shanon Kinahan reports from an impressive British Blue show and sale in Borderway last weekend
15 May 2024 Pedigree
Knockagh herd aims for blue ribbon success at Balmoral
The Knockagh herd of pedigree British Blues will be competing in the cattle competition at the 2024 Balmoral Show.
11 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Camera at the Mart: exporters drive demand in Elphin
Adam Woods reports from Elphin Mart’s special weanling sale held last Monday.
8 May 2024 Markets
Camera at the mart: 1,490 calves at Castleisland calf sale
There was plenty of competition for calves at the Co Kerry mart, as farmers and exporters competed ringside for top-quality calves.
17 April 2024 Markets
Changes afoot at ICBF board
Adam Woods has the latest on some changes taking place at ICBF board level.
17 April 2024 Breeding & health
In pictures: Flying trade for fat cows at Draperstown
Fat cows were the standout trade at the weekly cattle in Draperstown Mart, Co Derry.
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Heery hitting the high-end heifer market
Adam Woods visits a Cavan farmer aiming to breed high end heifers for a growing market.
6 April 2024 Breeding & health