Trade holds very solid for quality bulls & heifers at Ennis

“The quality of suckler stock on offer was poor overall, while trade for the average bull a bit easier”

Beef Update: Getting locked up with TB, housing cattle & hoof care

An update from the Biological Farming Conference in Tullamore; purchasing woodchip to save straw and preparing cattle for housing.

Bullocks hit €1,720 at Ballyjamesduff

Heifers topped out at €1,420; weanling heifers sold to €975; weanling bulls peaked at €1,185; stock bulls pushed up to €1,700; dairy stock fetched up to €1,100 & dry cows realised €1,730.

Feature: Lorraine Moffitt

Lorraine Moffitt (16) is a fifth-year student that hails from a dairy, beef, suckler & sheep farm. She enjoys attending Manorhamilton Livestock Sales.

Women in Ag: Slany Sheridan

Animal Science - Equine graduate Slany Sheridan (21), Ballinagh, Co. Cavan runs a dairy & pig farm with her father and brother. She hopes to work in the agri-food sector in the future.

Kilduff Nikita ET leads Charolais sale at €7,500

Pics & Prices: Overall, 75% of the sixty pedigree registered Charolais heifers on offer sold to an average of €3,280