Northern Ireland
NI breeders pay top prices at Beltex sale
David Wright
Beltex breeders from NI were among those paying some of the highest prices at the society's premier sale.
15 August 2022 Breeding & health
Blue Texel Premier in Carrick-on-Shannon this weekend
Adam Woods previews next weekend’s Blue Texel premier, which takes place in the showgrounds in Carrick-on-Shannon.
10 August 2022 Pedigree
Rockdale rocks home with top price of €8,000 at Charollais premier
Adam Woods takes a look at this year's Irish Charollais Sheep Society premier sale held in Blessington Mart.
Pedigree Charollais and Dorsets hit the heights in Northern Ireland
The Northern Ireland Charollais and Dorset sheep societies held their premier breeding sales this week.
27 July 2022 Pedigree
Suffolk ram lambs peak at 10,000gns
The premier sale of pedigree Suffolk sheep in NI saw a super entry of ram lambs
20 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Rams hit €1,100 at Vendéen premier
John Lynch’s Ballinascraw flock claimed top price at this year’s premier Vendéen sale in Roscommon. Niamh Gunn reports.
13 July 2022 Pedigree
Dapper does it again in the Texel ring
It’s was another dapper day for the O’Keeffe family in the recent Texel nationals in Clonmel.
13 July 2022 Pedigree
Dapper does the business in Donegal
The Irish Texel Sheep Society held its national championships at Finn Valley Show this year. Adam Woods reports on the prizewinners and the lineup on the day.
6 July 2022 Pedigree
Writing competition for young Texel breeders
Want to start sheep breeding or expand an existing flock? Win a €500 voucher to purchase a ewe or ram with the Irish Texel Society and the Irish Farmers Journal.
6 July 2022 Pedigree
My Farming Week: Marie Moloney, Gort Fraoigh, Tuar Mhic Éadaigh, Co Mayo
Mayo sheep farmer Marie Moloney says she’s wanted to farm since she was a youngster.
29 June 2022 News
My Farming Week Kenneth Bailey, Lismurtagh, Tulsk, Co Roscommon
Pedigree Suffolk sheep farmer Kenneth Bailey says there should be a bit of Suffolk in every flock in Ireland due to their favourable traits.
8 June 2022 News
Bullseye hits €5000 in Nenagh
The Irish Aberdeen Angus Association hosted its premier sale in Central Auctions Nenagh on Thursday 5 May, with a very solid trade for the bulls on offer.
11 May 2022 Pedigree