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Lively trade for sheep at Raphoe Mart

There was a lively trade for all sheep at Raphoe Mart on Monday, July 16th with lambs selling at:

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Fat lambs sell to £85.58 at Armoy Mart

Fat lambs sell to £85.58 at Armoy Mart

A seasonal show of sheep saw a good trade for all sorts of sheep.

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Barbara Morrison

Tributes paid: Barbara campaigned for fairness for farmers

The steering committee of Farmers for Action has said Co Antrim woman Barbara Morrison, who passed away on July 12th, will be remembered as someone who campaigned for fairness for the farming community across Northern Ireland.

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Bullocks sell to £1,220 at Downpatrick Mart

Bullocks sell to £1,220 at Downpatrick Mart

At the Monday night cattle sale on July 16th July 2018 there was a good entry of quality cattle.

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Charolais steer sells for £1,240 at Dungannon Mart

Charolais steer sells for £1,240 at Dungannon Mart

A small offering of stock saw prices peak at £1,240 for 660kg Charolais steer (188.00).

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Fat lambs sell to £87.50 for 25kg at Gortin Mart

Fat lambs sell to £87.50 for 25kg at Gortin Mart

Fat lambs remain a steady trade selling to £87.50/25kg.

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Pomeroy Mart: Bullocks sell to £1,170 for 620kg

Pomeroy Mart: Bullocks sell to £1,170 for 620kg

Great demand on Thursday.

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Draperstown (Richard Beattie) Mart: Bullocks sell to £1,415 for 570kg

Draperstown (Richard Beattie) Mart: Bullocks sell to £1,415 for 570kg

Cattle prices remained a firm trade with a large entry of stock.

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Bullocks sell to £1,385 for 700kg at Lisahally Mart

Bullocks sell to £1,385 for 700kg at Lisahally Mart

Trade remained steady for cattle on Wednesday (July 18th).

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Markethill Mart: Heavy lambs sell to a top of £90 each

Markethill Mart: Heavy lambs sell to a top of £90 each

An entry of 1,120 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday, July 18th sold in a slightly easier trade.

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Bullocks sell to £1,265 at Ballymena Mart

Bullocks sell to £1,265 at Ballymena Mart

An entry of 160 store cattle in Ballymena resulted in a steady trade.

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Suckler cows sell to £1,650 at Rathfriland Co-Op

Suckler cows sell to £1,650 at Rathfriland Co-Op

A tremendous entry of cattle for the first sale in July.

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Fat cows sell to £1,302 at Saintfield Mart

Fat cows sell to £1,302 at Saintfield Mart

Another great turnout of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a good trade in all sections.

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Farm Safety Week – Mental Wellbeing on the farmyard

Anyone can experience excessive pressure and demands outside work just as much as they can at work.

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Elderly man thought to have died of heart attack at the wheel

Elderly man thought to have died of heart attack at the wheel

An elderly man involved in a tractor crash near Loughgall is thought to have died of a heart attack at the wheel.

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Pictured are the winners of first place awards in the silage assessment competition. YFCU president, James Speers (left) congratulates winners, Richard Johnston, Randalstown YFC, James Purcell, Dungiven YFC, Mark McNeill, Kilraughts YFC and David Oliver, Dungiven YFC. Also pictured, Carolyn McKendry, Thompsons Ltd representative and competition sponsor. Absent from photograph: Anna Connell, Dungiven YFC and Adam Hawkes, Seskinore YFC

YFCU stock judging and silage assessment finals

The finals of the 2018 YFCU dairy, beef and sheep stock judging competitions, kindly sponsored by Ulster Bank, took place at CAFRE, Greenmount Campus on Thursday, July 5th.

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Competitors turn on the style in arenas at 178th Omagh Show

Tyrone Farming Society’s 178th Annual Omagh Show took place in glorious sunshine and Riviera temperatures.

Equestrian
Jimmy Doherty

Farmers are urged to consider diversification

Television’s favourite farmer, Jimmy Doherty, has joined forces with leading rural insurer NFU Mutual to help farmers plan diversification activities to support their farms after BREXIT.

Farming News
Keep your children safe on the farm

Keep your children safe on the farm

Farms are usually family homes as well as workplaces, with children often present.

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The hosepipe ban

NI hosepipe ban set to be lifted

The hosepipe ban which has been in force in Northern Ireland since June 29 was scheduled to end on Thursday, with no prosecutions having been launched.

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