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Weanlings peak at €3.70/kg at Thurles Mart weanling sale
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan reports from the weekly weanling sale in Thurles Mart, where weanling bulls fetched up to €3.70/kg.
13 September 2023 Markets
Big export contract secured for Irish weanlings
Adam Woods has the latest on the weanling export trade.
13 September 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: farmers and exporters ensure strong competition
Shanon Kinahan reports from the weekly cattle sale in Kilmallock Mart last Monday, where 148 different buyers drove a strong trade.
Camera at the Mart: heavy cattle trade up in Clogher
Adam Woods reports from Clogher Vallley Livestock Mart's weekly cattle sale last Saturday.
6 September 2023 Markets
MartBids Database: forward stores on fire
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade and what’s happening in the country’s marts.
30 August 2023 Markets
Friesian bullocks stolen from Limerick field
A farmer in Boher, Co Limerick, has been hit with the latest cattle theft.
24 August 2023 News
Seven cattle stolen from Armagh farm
The PSNI is investigating the theft of Friesian cattle from a farm near Banbridge, Co Armagh.
11 August 2023 News
MartBids Database: downward trend continues for forward stores
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
9 August 2023 Markets
Friesian births increase by almost 30,000 head in 2022
Aberdeen Angus births to dairy cows increased by over 20,000 head, while Hereford and Limousin births reduced by 14,496 and 8,653 head, respectively.
2 August 2023 News
Another YMA calf show success
Shanon Kinahan reports from another highly successful YMA calf show which was held in Kilkenny Mart last week over two days.
2 August 2023 Pedigree
Crowds herd in for Ballyclider Herd open day
Shanon Kinahan attended the IHFA national open day last Tuesday, at the Ballyclider herd family farm in Portlaoise.
19 July 2023 Pedigree
Farmer Writes: bulls and breeding at Holstein Friesian conference
Last week, we were fortunate to be able to attend the Holstein Friesian conference and AGM, writes Joe Collingborn.
16 July 2023 Farmer Writes