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JALEX jolt for biggest and best sale yet
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan has all the details you need for the upcoming sale of almost 300 Commercial Cattle at the JALEX on farm auction.
14 May 2024 Management
Keep on top of fly control in heifers and dry cows
Warmer temperatures means fly activity is on the increase, putting heifers and dry autumn-calving cows at greater risk of summer mastitis.
22 April 2024 Pedigree
Watch: Gigginstown Angus bull hits €7,000
Niamh Murphy reports from the Gigginstown annual sale of Aberdeen Angus bulls and heifers that took place at the weekend.
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
Cows.ie and IHFA link up for new pedigree heifer market
Cows.ie and the Irish Holstein Friesian Association are linking up as a new opportunity to export dairy in-calf heifers has opened up in North Africa.
3 April 2024 Pedigree
African demand for dairy in-calf heifers
Cows.ie and the Irish Holstein Friesian Association are linking up as a new opportunity to export dairy in-calf heifers has opened up in North Africa.
27 March 2024 News
Farmer Writes: sounds and smells of calving return
The smells and sounds of calving have made a return to Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, Cork. Most of his suckler herd will calve over the next few weeks.
21 February 2024 Farmer Writes
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
Camera at the Mart: demand exceeding supply for all classes in Kilmallock
Shanon Kinahan reports from the weekly cattle sale in Kilmallock Mart, where stores reached highs of €3.17/kg.
17 January 2024 Markets
Farmer Writes: the wettest year since 2016
Padraig Callanan milks 130 spring-calving cows near Abbeyleix in Co Laois with his mother Noreen.
10 January 2024 Farmer Writes
Camera at the Mart: dairy dispersal delight as Cahir Mart returns
Shanon Kinahan reports from the complete clearance sale of the late Eamonn Carey's dairy herd.
10 January 2024 Markets