Sheep

IFA rebels launch campaign for coupled payment at Farm Centre

IFA rebels launch campaign for coupled payment at Farm Centre

A group of members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) have launched their own campaign for coupled farm payments for...

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UK-Australia trade deal: What beef and lamb imports are included?

UK-Australia trade deal: What beef and lamb imports are included?

Australia will have significant opportunities to export beef and lamb products to the UK under the new trade deal agreed...

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‘Right good trade for lambs; cull ewes were a small bit quieter’

‘Right good trade for lambs; cull ewes were a small bit quieter’

“We saw a right good trade for lambs across the board here on Monday, while the ewe trade, although solid,...

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Pics from the mart: Lambs top €170/head at Athenry on Monday

Pics from the mart: Lambs top €170/head at Athenry on Monday

A good lively trade was seen for all categories of lambs at Athenry Mart on Monday (June 14) – which...

2021年6月15日

Sheep trade: Tight supplies making it difficult for factories to pull prices

Sheep trade: Tight supplies making it difficult for factories to pull prices

A combination of tight supplies, as well as a very strong demand, is proving it difficult for factories to pull...

2021年6月15日

Keeping good quality grass in front of lambs and taking out surplus grass

Keeping good quality grass in front of lambs and taking out surplus grass

The mix of good, warm and at times wet weather is leading to strong growth rates across the country –...

June 14, 2021

Parasite-control programme required to reduce APR

Parasite-control programme required to reduce APR

During the recent Teagasc Research Insights webinar, which focused on antimicrobial and anthelmintic resistance in farm animals, Orla Keane, a...

June 14, 2021

‘Lamb prices improved by €3-4/head on last week’ – Maura Quigley

‘Lamb prices improved by €3-4/head on last week’ – Maura Quigley

Lamb prices improved by €3-4/head on last week at Roscommon Mart, according to the mart’s manager, Maura Quigley. Agriland spoke...

June 13, 2021

UK sheep production for May declines by 7%

UK sheep production for May declines by 7%

UK sheep production saw a decline of 7% on the year, to 19,100t for the month of May, the Agriculture...

June 13, 2021

Pics from the mart: Lambs make up to €159/head at Roscommon

Pics from the mart: Lambs make up to €159/head at Roscommon

Agriland headed out west once again this week, to take in the trade at Roscommon Mart’s weekly sheep sale on...

June 13, 2021

Northern sheep trade: Lamb quotes ease by 10c/kg

Northern sheep trade: Lamb quotes ease by 10c/kg

Further downward pressure continues to be exerted on lamb prices in the North, with prices easing back 10p/kg since the...

June 12, 2021

ICSA calls for CAP funds to support ‘first 40ha’

ICSA calls for CAP funds to support ‘first 40ha’

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) is calling for Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) funding to be directed towards...

June 10, 2021

Sheep kill: Spring lamb throughput hits over 43,500 head last week

Sheep kill: Spring lamb throughput hits over 43,500 head last week

Last week’s sheep kill (week ending June 6) saw an increase once again on the week before – up over...

June 10, 2021

Sheep trade: Lamb prices topping €7.50/kg, as factories pull quotes once again

Sheep trade: Lamb prices topping €7.50/kg, as factories pull quotes once again

Factories are continuing to insert downward pressure on lamb prices, with quotes among factories widening significantly. Kildare Chilling has once...

June 9, 2021

Sheep marts: Lamb prices back €4-8/head at sales last week

Sheep marts: Lamb prices back €4-8/head at sales last week

Marts last week witnessed a drop in lamb prices of €4-8/head on average, with some mart managers going as far...

June 8, 2021

Taking the pressure off by weaning lambs

Taking the pressure off by weaning lambs

As we move further into the season, the task of weaning lambs will most likely be on the to-do list...

June 8, 2021

Trade for factory lambs sees the biggest hit at Loughrea Mart

Trade for factory lambs sees the biggest hit at Loughrea Mart

Factory lambs witnessed the biggest dip in prices at Loughrea Mart on Thursday (June 3). The mart’s manager, Jimmy Cooney,...

June 7, 2021

Quotes for wool starting at 20c/kg and ‘unlikely to move off that’

Quotes for wool starting at 20c/kg and ‘unlikely to move off that’

With many sheep farmers getting their flocks shorn over the past while, and many more preparing to do the same...

June 7, 2021