Watch: €9,100 for Limerick breeder at winter fair
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan reports from the sale morning at the Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society winter fair in Carrick-on-Shannon.
28 November 2022 Pedigree
Carrick fatstock: tough work for judges to choose champions
Spirits were high as the first day of the Carrick fatstock got under way, with the breed champions tapped out ahead of today’s sale.
23 November 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: colour a driver of price in Balla
Colour dictated some of the trade at Walter Brennan’s 15th annual heifer sale in Balla Mart on Friday last, with a top price of €5,250.
Jalex in the money at RUAS Beef and Lamb
A Belgian Blue heifer from the Jalex herd topped the trade at the fifth RUAS beef and lamb championships.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Record entry of almost 500 cattle for Carrick Winter fair
Adam Woods previews a big weekend for commercial fatstock producers in Carrick on Shannon.
23 November 2022 Pedigree
Thrive: bullock systems most profitable in 2022
Analysis of the Thrive demonstration farm performance this year has shown that steer systems were the most profitable.
23 November 2022 Grass & feeding
Belgian Blue is gold with top of €10,100
A top price of €10,100 was seen at Saturday’s Elite heifer and calf sale held in Ballybofey and Stranorlar Mart.
16 November 2022 Pedigree
Watch: Belgian Blue heifer sells for €10,100 at elite commercial sale
A top price of €10,100 was seen at Saturday’s elite heifer and calf sale held in Ballybofey and Stranorlar Mart.
13 November 2022 Pedigree
Sloyan’s pairs to €8,800 and heifers to €8,500
Gabriel Sloyan of Victoria Farms saw strong competition realise some top prices for maiden, in-calf heifers and cow and calf pairs at the farm's third annual sale held in Elphin on Friday last.
9 November 2022 Markets
Blues back in business in Gort on Thursday night
Blues were back on top at the Gort special monthly continental weanling sale on Thursday night.
29 October 2022 Markets
Flying trade for Corrie's leading ladies and Jalex heifers
In-calf heifers from the Jalex Herd and Corrie's leading ladies sales were in high demand at special sales.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Buyers battle to hit €7,800 for Tullamore champion Quest
James McNally from the Dunbeggan Belgian Blue herd offered 10 females for sale in his recent online production sale through Thurles Mart and Mart Eye. Shanon Kinahan reports.
26 October 2022 Pedigree