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Ireland: Weather Forecast Thursday 29 July
Another fresh and showery day on Thursday with bright spells and showers, the showers heavy in places, especially across Ulster with a risk of isolated thunderstorms. The best of the sunshine across the southeast of the country. Maximum temperatures ranging 15 to 19C, warmest in the southeast in moderate to fresh westerly winds. Scattered showers overnight with minimum temperatures of 11 to 14C in fresh westerly winds. LSL News.
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 28-07-2021
Wednesday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. CATTLE 300-400kg Wed 28 Jul Avg Price/KgCATTLE 2.16/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CATTLE, 390kg 2.74/kg 1070.00CATTLE, 350kg 2.54/kg 890.00CATTLE, 380kg 2.45/kg 930.00CATTLE, 350kg 2.37/kg 830.00CATTLE, 380kg 2.34/kg 890.00CATTLE, 360kg 2.33/kg 840.00 CATTLE 400-500kg Wed 28 Jul Avg Price/KgCATTLE 2.18/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CATTLE, 485kg 2.80/kg 1360.00CATTLE, 450kg 2.76/kg 1240.00CATTLE, 450kg 2.67/kg 1200.00CATTLE, 457kg 2.60/kg 1190.00CATTLE, 450kg 2.6/kg 1170.00CATTLE, 400kg 2.58/kg 1030.00 CATTLE 500-600kg Wed 28 Jul Avg…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 28-07-2021
Wednesday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. LAMB 30-40KG WED 28 JUL Avg Price/KgLB 2.66/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 33kg 2.91/kg 96.00LB, 38kg 2.71/kg 103.00LB, 36kg 2.67/kg 96.00LB, 36kg 2.64/kg 95.00LB, 30kg 2.6/kg 78.00LB, 36kg 2.56/kg 92.00 LAMB 40-50KG WED 28 JUL Avg Price/KgLB 2.78/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 43kg 3.05/kg 131.00LB, 46kg 3/kg 138.00LB, 44kg 2.91/kg 128.00LB, 44kg 2.91/kg 128.00LB, 42kg 2.90/kg 122.00LB, 48kg 2.90/kg 139.00 LAMB 50-60KG WED 28 JUL Avg…
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Farmers worry about insurance as good weather attracts walkers to countryside
People getting out walking and using the countryside in the good weather have caused concern amongst farmers that they are not following the Countryside Code. Farmers are also worried that the increased activity on their land could result in them having to pay more to be indemnified. Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) National Hill Committee Chairman, Flor McCarthy said there has been a “huge increase” in recreational users throughout the countryside…
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Charity’s first online auction raises more than £28,000 for good causes
Holstein Northern Ireland’s first ever online charity auction was a huge success, raising more than £28,000 for two local charities.  The auction included a large variety of items, including three pedigree Holstein heifer calves; a corporate experience for four people at Old Trafford; hotel and restaurant vouchers; toys; paintings; several lots of bovine semen; a selection of fertiliser; cattle feed and tickets for Ulster Rugby. “We are overwhelmed by the…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 27-07-2021
Tuesday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. CATTLE 300-400KG TUE 27 JUL Avg Price/KgCATTLE 1.95/kgCHX 2.35/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 357kg 2.42/kg 865.00CHX, 350kg 2.39/kg 835.00LMX,CHX, 353kg 2.24/kg 790.00CATTLE, 320kg 2.22/kg 710.00HEX, 336kg 2.17/kg 730.00BBX, 346kg 2.11/kg 730.00 CATTLE 400-500KG TUE 27 JUL Avg Price/KgHighest Price/Kg Lots:AAX, 480kg 1.98/kg 950.00CATTLE, 400kg 0.85/kg 340.00 CATTLE 500-600KG TUE 27 JUL Avg Price/KgHighest Price/Kg Lots:FR, 587kg 1.94/kg 1140.00JE/JY, 540kg 1.83/kg 990.00CATTLE, 525kg 1.68/kg 880.00…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 27-07-2021
Tuesday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. LAMB 20-30KG TUE 27 JUL Avg Price/KgLAMB 2.67/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LAMB, 24kg 2.92/kg 70.00LAMB, 28kg 2.86/kg 80.00LAMB, 29kg 2.76/kg 80.00LAMB, 26kg 2.73/kg 71.00LAMB, 28kg 2.73/kg 75.00LAMB, 27kg 2.44/kg 66.00 LAMB 30-40KG TUE 27 JUL Avg Price/KgLAMB 2.53/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LAMB, 30kg 2.97/kg 89.00LAMB, 34kg 2.96/kg 99.00LAMB, 32kg 2.84/kg 91.00LAMB, 31kg 2.84/kg 88.00LAMB, 30kg 2.83/kg 85.00LAMB, 34kg 2.81/kg 97.00 LAMB 40-50KG TUE 27 JUL Avg…
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Record price reached for Wexford coastal farm at auction
A fabulous south Wexford seaside farm has sold for €1.62 million at auction after reaching double the guide price. The 72.4 acre coastal holding with beach frontage was split into three lots and sold by Quinn Property with LSL Auctions last Wednesday (21 July). There were 26 registered bidders for the auction. David Quinn, the auctioneer, said there were 26 registered bidders. He said the spectacular price achieved was due to…
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Guide price of €750,000 for Westmeath 94-acre dairy farm coming to auction
Huge interest is expected for the auction of a dairy farm at Ballintue, Ballynacargy, with 94 acres this week. https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-JLMURT-955185 Offered for sale in lots, with a guide of between €750,000 and €800,000, bidders can come in person or bid online with LSL Auctions. At auction, the holding will be offered in several lots with the first comprised of around 31 acres including the milking yard and cattle accommodation. The second is made up of…
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LSL Welcomes: Sherry Fitz Davitt & Davitt
LSL Land & Property Auctions are delighted to welcome Sherry Fitz Davitt & Davitt to the LSL live broadcasting and online bidding auction platform. For all upcoming, timed and live broadcasting property auctions with online bidding go to: https://www.lslauctions.com/OnlineCatalogue-SFDD The All New LSL TV App is available for live viewing and on-demand replay for Samsung TV, LG TV, Android TV and Apple TV platforms.
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Ram sells for £4400 at Dungannon Farmers’ Mart, in the Pedigree Charollais Sheep (Export) sale
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-DUNGAN-1020388 Outstanding sale at Dungannon Farmers’ Mart yesterday, in the Pedigree Charollais Sheep (Export) sale. Take a look at the highest selling ram of the day in Lot 18. Sold for £4400. Replay the whole auction on LSL TV. Check out the rest of today’s action live and replay on-demand with the all new LSL TV App for Smart TVs, LG TV, Android TV…
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Must see lot at GVM Group Tullamore Mart. Cow with bull calf in Lot 89, sold online for €2230
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-M198-1021145 Must see lot at GVM Group Tullamore Mart from yesterday afternoon’s sales. Big interest online in this cow with bull calf: Sex: M – Breed: LMX – DOB: 26/03/2021 – Owners: 1 – Export: N – TB: 16/04/2021, Sex: F – Breed: CHX – DOB: 14/06/2014 – Owners: 1 – Export: N – TB: 16/04/2021. Lot 89 sold online for €2230.00 via LSL Auctions. Replay the video clip on LSL TV. Check out…
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Ireland: Weather Forecast Tuesday 27 July
Some bright or sunny spells in the east on Monday but cloud will thicken from the west during the day. Showery outbreaks of rain will develop across the western half of the country during the morning, extending eastwards during the afternoon and reaching eastern and northeastern counties in the evening. There will be heavy or thundery bursts at times which may lead to spot flooding in places. Less warm than…
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Nearly two thirds of male farmers are overweight new study reveals
Results of a Teagasc study have revealed that 62 per cent of Irish male farmers questioned were overweight or obese and a third were trying to slim down. Just over half of participants considered themselves ‘about the right weight’, but based on BMI calculations were overweight or obese. However, the majority (93%) reported being moderately / highly physically active. Another major finding of the study included one in four farmers…
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EU ban on single-use plastics could threaten maize farming
Irish farmers and contractors are concerned that a new EU ban on single-use plastics could have a detrimental affect on maize production.  The new EU directive, which came into force on 3 July, no longer allows the use of oxo-degradable plastic which is used to grow nearly all of the country’s maize. The plastic creates a micro-climate, with the hot and dry conditions helping to produce high quality maize for cattle…
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Beast at Carnew Mart, heavy Charolais Bull in Lot 228 sold for €2200
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-M100-1015939 Did you miss this beast on Friday night? Popular lot at Carnew Mart, this heavy Charolais bull in Lot 228: CH – DOB: 03/12/2011 – Owners: 3 – QA: N – Days in Herd: – 3Mv, sold for €2200.00. Check out the rest of today’s action live and replay on-demand with the all new LSL TV App for Smart TVs, LG TV, Android…
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Popular Limousin outfit at Ballinasloe Co-Op Mart, Lot 316 sold for €2130
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-BALLIN-1017738 Big interest in this limousin outfit at Ballinasloe Cooperative Livestock Mart this weekend. Take a look at Lot 316: LMX – DOB: 04/03/2014 – Owners: 6 – Export: N – QA: N – Days in Herd: – 6Mv, Breed: LMX – DOB: 19/06/2021 – Owners: 1 – Export: Y – QA: N – Days in Herd: – 1Mv. Sold online for €2130.00 via LSL Auctions. Replay the clip on LSL TV. Check out…
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Ireland: Weather Forecast Saturday & Sunday
Saturday will be mainly dry with sunshine for most but hazier in the east. Isolated showers in Munster and Connacht later in the day. Highest temperatures of 23 to 27C, in light to moderate northeasterly breeze. Sunday will be sunny with scattered showers developing in the afternoon. Staying warm with highest temperatures of 22 to 26C, in light to moderate northerly breezes. LSL News.
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Demand for Irish pig meat products dampened due to Covid-19
Restrictions on international travel and tourism along with the slow reopening of foodservice across Europe have slowed demand for pig meat products. This time of year would normally see high demand in Spain, Portugal, France and southern European countries. There is also reduced demand from China. Quotes have emerged showing that there is a significant price differential of 8 per cent to 10 per cent between suppliers to the different…
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UK Government looks into egg scanning tech to prevent mass slaughter of male chicks
The UK Government is considering outlawing the mass slaughter of new-born male chicks which are killed because they cannot lay eggs and are unwanted for meat. France announced this week it would joining Germany in banning the slaughter of day-old male chicks in commercial hatcheries from 2022 by ensuring breeders use egg scanners. Now the Department for the Environment is looking at egg scanning technology that can detect the sex…
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Stand-out lot at GVM Group Tullamore Mart. Super Charolais cow in Lot 871, sold online for €2070
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-M198-1012998 StandStand-out lot at GVM Group Tullamore Mart GVM Group yesterday. Did you see Lot 871? Super Charolais cow: Sex: F – Breed: CHX – DOB: 24/04/2011 – Owners: 1 – Export: N – TB: 13/08/2020, sold online for €2070.00 via LSL Auctions. Replay the video clip on LSL TV. Check out the rest of today’s action live and replay on-demand with the all new LSL TV App for…
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Big interest in Lot 710 at Gort Co-Op last night. Limousin outfit sells for €2100
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-GORT-1014276 Big interest in Lot 710 at Gort Co Operative Mart last night. One of the most replayed videos on LSL TV in the last 24 hours! Take a look at this Limousin outfit: Sex: F – Breed: LMX – DOB: 17/09/2015 – Owners: 2 – Export: N – TB: 30/11/2020, Sex: M – Breed: LMX – DOB: 09/05/2021 – Owners: 2 – Export: N. They sold online for €2100.00 via LSLAuctions.com Check…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 22-07-2021
Thursday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. BULLOCK 300-400kg Thu 22 Jul Avg Price/KgAAX 2.33/kgBK 2.40/kgCHX 2.71/kgHEX 2.06/kgJEX 1.47/kgSIX 2.20/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 380kg 2.87/kg 1090.00CHX, 360kg 2.81/kg 1010.00LMX, 340kg 2.74/kg 930.00CHX, 390kg 2.64/kg 1030.00AAX, 330kg 2.61/kg 860.00BK, 350kg 2.54/kg 890.00 BULLOCK 400-500kg Thu 22 Jul Avg Price/KgAAX 2.14/kgBK 2.13/kgCHX 2.56/kgHEX 2.10/kgLMX 2.48/kgSIX 2.42/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 485kg 2.99/kg 1450.00CHX, 480kg 2.90/kg 1390.00CHX, 495kg 2.85/kg 1410.00LMX, 435kg 2.74/kg 1190.00SIX, 410kg 2.73/kg…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 22-07-2021
Thursday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. SHEEP 20-30KG THU 22 JUL Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.48/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 27kg 8.89/kg 240.00SHEEP, 29kg 3.16/kg 91.00SHEEP, 28kg 3.07/kg 86.00SHEEP, 30kg 3.03/kg 90.00SHEEP, 25kg 2.99/kg 76.00SHEEP, 26kg 2.98/kg 79.00 SHEEP 30-40KG THU 22 JUL Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.76/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 38kg 6.65/kg 252.00SHEEP, 34kg 3.81/kg 130.00SHEEP, 34kg 3.81/kg 128.00SHEEP, 36kg 3.64/kg 130.00SHEEP, 32kg 3.12/kg 100.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.10/kg 120.00 SHEEP 40-50KG THU 22 JUL Avg…