VIDEO: Rachel Capstick – livestock auctioneer

She is one of the world’s only female livestock auctioneers.

'Auctioneering was always my party piece'

Peter McDonagh left school at the age of 12 and later carved out an accidental career path as a livestock auctioneer.

WATCH: Future livestock auctioneer

His father is a well-known livestock auctioneer

WATCH: Future livestock auctioneer?

“I’ve got two real heifers here” – Jack (2.5 years)

Increase in the uptake of auctioneering courses

In the region of 250 newly qualified auctioneers enter the sector every year. A new apprenticeship programme will commence in September.

Interview: Brendan Corrigan

Catherina recently caught up with Brendan Corrigan, a livestock auctioneer, estate agent, farmer and DAFM valuer. Read the full interview here.