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Ireland Weather Forecast: Thursday 14 April
Another bright and mainly dry day on Thursday with sunny spells. However, isolated showers will develop in the east and southeast through the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 10 to 14C, in a light to moderate southeast breeze.  It will continue to be dry on Thursday evening with long clear spells. Cloud will increase over the west and southwest during the night. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 6C, coolest in the…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 14-04-2021
Wednesday’s selected cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. CATTLE 300-400kg Wed 14 Apr Avg Price/KgCATTLE 2.19/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CATTLE, 395kg 2.68/kg 1060.00CATTLE, 355kg 2.51/kg 890.00CATTLE, 355kg 2.48/kg 880.00CATTLE, 375kg 2.43/kg 910.00CATTLE, 390kg 2.31/kg 900.00CATTLE, 380kg 2.29/kg 870.00 CATTLE 400-500kg Wed 14 Apr Avg Price/KgCATTLE 2.29/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CATTLE, 400kg 2.65/kg 1060.00CATTLE, 485kg 2.64/kg 1280.00CATTLE, 450kg 2.58/kg 1160.00CATTLE, 445kg 2.56/kg 1140.00CATTLE, 435kg 2.55/kg 1110.00CATTLE, 440kg 2.55/kg 1120.00 CATTLE 500-600kg Wed 14 Apr Avg…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 14-04-2021
Wednesday’s selected sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. SHEEP 30-40kg Wed 14 Apr Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.25/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 37kg 3.62/kg 134.00SHEEP, 38kg 3.58/kg 136.00SHEEP, 36kg 3.56/kg 128.00SHEEP, 31kg 2.77/kg 86.00SHEEP, 30kg 2.7/kg 81.00 SHEEP 40-50kg Wed 14 Apr Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.49/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 40kg 3.95/kg 158.00SHEEP, 41kg 3.90/kg 160.00SHEEP, 42kg 3.88/kg 163.00SHEEP, 40kg 3.85/kg 154.00SHEEP, 42kg 3.81/kg 160.00SHEEP, 46kg 3.80/kg 175.00 SHEEP 50-60kg Wed 14 Apr Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.25/kgHighest Price/Kg…
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BBC children’s programme forced to ditch meat free initiative after row with farmers
Children’s television programme Blue Peter has found itself at the centre of a row with farmers after it encouraged children to stop eating meat for two weeks as part of a climate crisis initiative. Blue Peter Climate Heroes’ could earn a green Blue Peter badge by by making a pledge to ‘go meat free’ along with a number of other activities including switching off appliances to save power, wrapping their…
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Deadline for nitrates derogation applications today
Today (Wednesday 14 April) is the deadline to apply for the 2021 Nitrates Derogation. A two week extension had been given by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine following the original deadline of 25 March. In addition, the deadline for farmers who applied for a derogation in 2020 to submit fertiliser accounts for last year, is also today (Wednesday 14 April). The Nitrates Derogation are dependant on meeting…
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Good sheep at Cootehill Livestock Mart – Lot 1700, 2 sheep & 4 lambs sold for 225
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Good sheep at Cootehill Livestock Mart. 2 sheep & 4 lambs in popular Lot 1700, sold for 225 at 28.66KG. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Big interest in this Ewe with 2 Lambs. Lot 65 at Mid Kerry Co-Op Mart sold for 260 online
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Big interest in this ewe with two lambs. Take a look at Lot 65 at Mid Kerry Co-Op Mart, sold for 260 online with LSL Auctions. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Highest selling price at Carnew Mart’s dairy sale. Lot 5 sold for 3200
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Highest selling price at Carnew Mart yesterday. Some great dairy cattle including Lot 5, which sold for 3200. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Purebred registered Limousin Bull at Ennis Mart – Lot 170 sold for 2350
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv The most viewed lot on LSL TV today! Take a look at this purebred registered limousin bull at Ennis Mart Clare Co-Operative Marts. Lot 170 sold for 2350. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Ireland Weather Forecast: Wednesday 13 April
Mist and fog will clear tomorrow morning and it will be mostly dry. In the afternoon it will turn cloudier with a few showers along with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13C, with a light south east breeze.  The evening will remain dry with long clear spells. Mist and fog will form becoming dense in some parts overnight. Lowest temperatures of 1 to 4C. LSL News.
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 13-04-2021
Tuesday’s selected cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. BULLOCK 300-400kg Tue 13 Apr Avg Price/KgAAX 2.20/kgFR 1.61/kgHEX 2.39/kgHEX 2.39/kgLMX 2.29/kgM BULLOCK 2.14/kgSIX 2.22/kgSIX 2.22/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:M BULLOCK, 312kg 2.92/kg 910.00HEX, 340kg 2.53/kg 860.00M BULLOCK, 365kg 2.49/kg 910.00LMX,AU,AAX, 302kg 2.48/kg 750.00HEX, 355kg 2.48/kg 880.00HEX, 320kg 2.44/kg 780.00 BULLOCK 400-500kg Tue 13 Apr Avg Price/KgAAX 2.12/kgCHX 1.14/kgFR 1.50/kgFRX 1.79/kgHEX 1.85/kgHEX 1.85/kgLMX 2.03/kgSIX 2.21/kgSIX 2.21/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:M BULLOCK, 485kg 2.31/kg 1120.00CHX, 452kg 2.28/kg…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 13-04-2021
Tuesday’s selected sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. HOGG 20-30kg Tue 13 Apr Avg Price/KgHOGG 2.49/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:HOGG, 30kg 3.04/kg 90.00HOGG, 29kg 2.97/kg 86.00HOGG, 27kg 1.47/kg 40.00 HOGG 30-40kg Tue 13 Apr Avg Price/KgHOGG 2.33/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:HOGG, 39kg 3.08/kg 120.00HOGG, 37kg 2.68/kg 100.00HOGG, 33kg 1.22/kg 40.00 HOGG 40-50kg Tue 13 Apr Avg Price/KgHOGG 3.41/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:HOGG, 44kg 3.42/kg 152.00HOGG, 49kg 3.40/kg 166.00 HOGG 60-70kg Tue 13 Apr Avg Price/KgHOGG 2.98/kgHighest…
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Irish start-up to help farmers to grow hemp using drones
Irish farmers wanting to grow hemp for cannabidiol (CBD) products are being offered loans by a start-up company that has secured €4.5 million in funds. Due to the connection with cannabis many farmers find banks reluctant to give financing for hemp production despite the growing popularity of products. Greenheart CBD, based in Co Meath uses drones and artificial intelligence to help maximise crop cultivation by continuous plant health monitoring. The…
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UK farmers should grow more beans, according to new research
Farmers in the UK and EU should plant lentils and beans as part of their crop rotation to improve public health and reduce reliance on chemical fertilisers, say scientists. According to the study, led by Bangor University, rotating staple crops such as barley, wheat and rapeseed with nitrogen-fixing legumes such as green lentils and fava beans offers significant environmental benefits. Most farmers apply nitrogen fertilisers to soils to promote plant…
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Big Bullock at Inishowen Mart. Take a look at Lot 151, which sold for 2090
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Big interest in this big bullock at Inishowen Mart. Take a look at Lot 151, which sold for 2090. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Serious outfit in Lot 6 at Gort Mart. Smashing pair of Bullocks sold for 2030
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Serious outfit in Lot 6 at Gort Mart. Smashing pair of Bullocks sold for 2030, one of the highest selling prices of the day. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Check out these 3 Hogget Ewes with 3 single Lambs, popular lot at Corrin Cork Co-Op Marts
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Check out these 3 hogget ewes with 3 single lambs, popular lot at Corrin Cork Co-Op Marts this week. Lot 200 sold for 230. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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900KG Charolais bullock at Carnaross Mart. Check out Lot 101A, sold for 2100
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Stand-out 900KG heavy Charolais bullock at Carnaross Mart. Check out Lot 101A, sold for 2100. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Smashing 2016 Limousin Cow with 2 Calves. Watch popular Lot 6 at Tullamore Mart
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Big interest in this smashing 2016 limousin cow with 2 calves at foot, in-calf to the same bull. Take a look at popular Lot 6 at Tullamore Mart GVM Group, sold for 2430. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Great outfit, Heifer with a Charolais Heifer calf at foot. Carrigallen Mart GVM Group – Lot 808
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv The most viewed video clip on LSL TV in the past 24 hours! Super beast, heifer with a Charolais heifer calf at foot. This great outfit at Carrigallen Mart GVM Group Lot 808, sold for 2120. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.
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Ireland Weather Forecast: Tuesday 12 April
A largely dry and bright start to Tuesday with sunny spells and just isolated showers in the northwest. It will become cloudier through the morning as outbreaks of rain spread across the northern half of the country. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13C with light south west winds.It will be a dry night with lowest temperatures of 0 to 4C with patches of mist and fog. LSL News.
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 12-04-2021
Monday’s selected cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. BULLOCK 300-400kg Mon 12 Apr Avg Price/KgAAX 2.27/kgFR 1.49/kgHEX 2.22/kgLMX 1.59/kgM BULLOCK 2.25/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 386kg 2.67/kg 1030.00M BULLOCK, 334kg 2.43/kg 810.00M BULLOCK, 316kg 2.41/kg 760.00LMX, 321kg 2.34/kg 750.00AAX, 328kg 2.32/kg 760.00HEX, 347kg 2.31/kg 800.00 BULLOCK 400-500kg Mon 12 Apr Avg Price/KgAAX 2.10/kgHEX 1.67/kgLMX 2.39/kgM BULLOCK 2.17/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 435kg 2.60/kg 1130.00M BULLOCK, 406kg 2.41/kg 980.00LMX, 480kg 2.31/kg 1110.00HEX, 457kg 2.28/kg 1040.00LMX,CHX,…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 12-04-2021
Monday’s selected sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. SHEEP 30-40kg Mon 12 Apr Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.79/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 40kg 4.32/kg 172.00SHEEP, 39kg 4.27/kg 168.00SHEEP, 39kg 4.13/kg 162.00SHEEP, 40kg 4.03/kg 160.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.82/kg 150.00SHEEP, 38kg 3.68/kg 140.00 SHEEP 40-50kg Mon 12 Apr Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.81/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 40kg 4.45/kg 178.00SHEEP, 40kg 4.4/kg 176.00SHEEP, 42kg 4.19/kg 176.00SHEEP, 41kg 4.14/kg 170.00SHEEP, 42kg 4.10/kg 172.00SHEEP, 43kg 4.02/kg 174.00 SHEEP 50-60kg Mon 12 Apr Avg…
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Survey to look at cow temperament
Cattle farmers are being invited to take part in a survey for a research project called ‘TemperGene’. The project is being funded by research body AgriSearch and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). Recent statistics, published by the Health and Safety Executive NI (HSENI), shows that more than a quarter of fatalities occurring on farms in the last 20 years have involved cattle. The industry has highlighted…
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Antibiotic Colistin to be banned for animal health treatment
The antibiotic Colistin will be discontinued for animal health use, announced the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue. The Minister said that the Animal Health Implementation Committee – under Ireland’s National Action Plan for Antimicrobial Resistance (iNAP) – has endorsed a statement of intent to cease the use of Colistin in the animal health sector. “This voluntary agreement by stakeholders is testimony to the commitment of the…
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Hennessy Auctioneers 17.04.2021
Hennessy Auctioneers are hosting their monthly online machinery auction next Saturday 17th April 11.00 at Portlaoise Mart (Eircode R32 WT10). Call John on 0862300221 or Olive on 0879381085 for enquiries. All types of tractors, diggers, teleporters, dumpers, industrial & agri loaders, agri & plant trailers, grass, livestock, slurry & tillage equipment wanted to meet customer demand. This auction which will be an online auction will be streamed on the LSL…
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Great stock at Abbeyfeale Mart GVM Group this weekend. Check out Lot 181, 151 & 69 (pictured)
Watch this video clip on www.lslauctions.com/tv Some great stock at Abbeyfeale Mart GVM Group this weekend. Lots to check out – Lot 181, 151 & 69 (pictured), all hit between €490-€520. View all of today’s action live & on-demand video at www.lslauctions.com/tv or download the ‘LSL TV App’ for Android Smart TV ‘Google Play’ or Apple TV.