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Ireland: Weather Forecast Thursday 24 June
Thursday will be mainly dry at first in the midlands, east and south, with some hazy sunshine. Rain will extend from the northwest across Ulster, Connacht and west Munster during the morning and early afternoon becoming persistent and heavy.  Warm and humid in the south and east, with highest temperatures of 18 to 22C, but cooler in Atlantic coastal counties with highs of 14 to 17C, in mostly moderate westerly…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 23-06-2021
Wednesday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. BULLOCK 300-400kg Wed 23 Jun Avg Price/KgFR 1.71/kgFRX 1.74/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:BBX, 327kg 2.39/kg 780.00HEX, 345kg 2.20/kg 760.00FR,FRX, 391kg 1.79/kg 700.00FRX,FR, 356kg 1.69/kg 600.00FR, 342kg 1.67/kg 570.00 BULLOCK 400-500kg Wed 23 Jun Avg Price/KgAAX 1.59/kgFR 1.79/kgHEX 1.81/kgLMX 2.38/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:AAX, 426kg 2.58/kg 1100.00AAX,LMX, 420kg 2.48/kg 1040.00LMX, 445kg 2.47/kg 1100.00AAX, 452kg 2.43/kg 1100.00HEX, 405kg 2.35/kg 950.00HEX, 419kg 2.27/kg 950.00 BULLOCK 500-600kg Wed 23 Jun…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 23-06-2021
Wednesday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. LAMB 30-40kg Wed 23 Jun Avg Price/KgLB 2.63/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 39kg 2.97/kg 116.00LB, 36kg 2.86/kg 103.00LB, 36kg 2.83/kg 102.00LB, 35kg 2.77/kg 97.00LB, 30kg 1.7/kg 51.00 LAMB 40-50kg Wed 23 Jun Avg Price/KgLB 2.84/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 42kg 3.05/kg 128.00LB, 42kg 3.05/kg 128.00LB, 44kg 3.05/kg 134.00LB, 46kg 3.02/kg 139.00LB, 49kg 3/kg 147.00LB, 45kg 2.98/kg 134.00 LAMB 50-60kg Wed 23 Jun Avg Price/KgLB 2.63/kgHighest Price/Kg…
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UK farmers lobby Prime Minister for help following trade deal with Australia
The National Farmers’ Union says the Government should invest more to help open new markets for British agriculture. UK and Australia recently announced a trade agreement that includes a tapering to “zero tariff, zero quota” on Australian beef and lamb imports. NFU president Minette Batters said the UK Government needs to invest more in helping British farmers to sell into new markets in Asia, as well as protect them from…
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Fur farmers to be compensated for winding up businesses
The Irish Government is negotiating with farmers over compensation as mink farms are phased out across the country.  Ministers are following up on a commitment in the Programme for the Government to close Ireland’s last three mink farms. There are currently 12 people working full-time across three farms, which rises to 30 people during peak season.  The Ministry for Agriculture, confirmed it is in talks with farmers to determine compensation.…
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905KG bullock in Lot 50D at Kanturk Livestock Mart, sold for €2140 online
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-KANTURK-949755 A favourite on LSL TV replays in the past 24 hours, have you seen this 905KG bullock in Lot 50D at Kanturk Livestock Mart? Breed: AAX – DOB: 02/05/2018 – Owners: 1 – QA: N – TB: 03/06/2021 – Days in Herd: – 1Mv. Sold for €2140.00 online via LSL Auctions. Watch the video clip on LSL TV. Check out the rest of…
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Pedigree registered heifer & cow. Smashing outfit at Carnaross Mart
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-M186-210777 Pedigree registered heifer and pedigree registered cow, heifer is due again 27th September. Take a look at this smashing outfit at Carnaross Mart yesterday: Sex: F – Breed: HE – DOB: 04/11/2020 – Owners: 1 – Export: Y – QA: Y – TB: 18/06/2021 – BVD: 02/12/2020 – Days in Herd: 230 – Calf Registered: N, Sex: F – Breed: HE – DOB:…
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Ireland: Weather Forecast Wednesday 23 June
A rather dull and cloudy start to the day, with outbreaks of rain. Drier conditions will develop from the northwest through the day with some afternoon and evening sunny spells for the west. Staying cloudier further east with some patchy drizzle continuing. Highest temperatures of 17 to 19C, with moderate west to northwest breezes. LSL News.
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 22-06-2021
Tuesday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. FAT COW 400-500kg Tue 22 Jun Avg Price/KgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 475kg 1.26/kg 600.00FR, 485kg 1.26/kg 610.00 FAT COW 500-600kg Tue 22 Jun Avg Price/KgFR 1.41/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:HEX, 580kg 1.66/kg 960.00CHX, 570kg 1.65/kg 940.00FR, 545kg 1.50/kg 820.00FR, 560kg 1.39/kg 780.00FR, 575kg 1.39/kg 800.00FR, 565kg 1.35/kg 760.00 FAT COW 600-700kg Tue 22 Jun Avg Price/KgFR 1.50/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:FR, 655kg 1.69/kg 1110.00FR, 690kg 1.65/kg 1140.00FR,…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 22-06-2021
Tuesday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. HOGG 50-60kg Tue 22 Jun Avg Price/KgHOGG 2.04/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:HOGG, 54kg 2.22/kg 120.00HOGG, 56kg 1.86/kg 104.00 EWE 30-40kg Tue 22 Jun Avg Price/KgEWE 2.89/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:EWE, 36kg 2.97/kg 107.00EWE, 33kg 2.87/kg 94.00EWE, 36kg 2.83/kg 102.00 EWE 50-60kg Tue 22 Jun Avg Price/KgEWE 1.35/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:EWE, 56kg 1.5/kg 84.00EWE, 55kg 1.38/kg 76.00EWE, 58kg 1.28/kg 74.00EWE, 56kg 1.25/kg 70.00 EWE 60-70kg Tue 22 Jun…
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Three lots of highly sought after farmland in Co. Westmeath up for auction
Land totalling more than 60 acres in Tullaniskey, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, is being auctioned in three separate lots by James L Murtagh to bidders in person or online.  All of the parcels of land being auctioned are laid out in neat divisions, under grass, with dual road frontage to the N52 and R400. The majority of the lands are elevated and have been farmed in a traditional manner over the…
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Minister visits conservation project to save rare heritage sheep
A conservation project to save the Cladoir sheep was visited by the Minister of State for Heritage Malcolm Noonan. The Cladoir Sheep Conservation Project, aims to regenerate the rare breed that were native to Connemara and mainly kept for their wool. Post-Famine, the Cladoir or “shore dweller” sheep were pushed out towards the water on the west cost, in favour of other breeds that became popular with farmers and landowners.…
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Super cow in Lot 227 at Carrigallen Mart GVM Group
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-M166-948708 A favourite on LSL TV from yesterday’s sales. Take a look at this super cow in Lot 227 at Carrigallen Mart GVM Group, which had big interest online. Sold for €2040.00 via LSL Auctions. Watch 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 Smart TVs, LG…
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Big Charolais beast at Ballybofey & Stranorlar Co-operative Livestock Mart
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-STRANO-948271 Highest selling lot of the day at Ballybofey & Stranorlar Co-operative Livestock Mart. Take a look at this big Charolais beast in Lot 3: Breed: CH – DOB: 12/02/2017 – Owners: 1 – Export: N – Days in Herd: – 1Mv. Sold for €2450.00 online via LSL Auctions. Watch the video clip on LSL TV. Check out the rest of today’s action live…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 21-06-2021
Monday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. BULLOCK 300-400kg Mon 21 Jun Avg Price/KgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LIM, 382kg 2.51/kg 960.00SIM, 352kg 2.10/kg 740.00 BULLOCK 600-700kg Mon 21 Jun Avg Price/KgCH 2.60/kgLIM 2.57/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CH, 632kg 2.71/kg 1710.00CH, 646kg 2.63/kg 1700.00LIM, 666kg 2.60/kg 1730.00LIM, 616kg 2.55/kg 1570.00CH, 632kg 2.47/kg 1560.00 BULLOCK 700-800kg Mon 21 Jun Avg Price/KgCH 1.19/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SIM, 732kg 2.46/kg 1800.00CH, 716kg 2.39/kg 1710.00CH, 714kg 0/kg 0.00 COW 400-500kg…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 21-06-2021
Monday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. SHEEP 30-40kg Mon 21 Jun Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.96/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 39kg 3.99/kg 155.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.14/kg 122.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.10/kg 121.00SHEEP, 40kg 2.98/kg 118.00SHEEP, 35kg 2.94/kg 103.00SHEEP, 35kg 2.94/kg 104.00 SHEEP 40-50kg Mon 21 Jun Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.07/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 48kg 5.80/kg 280.00SHEEP, 43kg 3.25/kg 140.00SHEEP, 44kg 3.24/kg 142.00SHEEP, 44kg 3.23/kg 141.00SHEEP, 44kg 3.23/kg 142.00SHEEP, 43kg 3.21/kg 139.00 SHEEP 50-60kg Mon 21 Jun Avg…
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The most replayed clip on LSL TV this weekend. Young cow at Sixmilebridge
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-SIXMIL-944351 The most replayed clip on LSL TV this weekend. Take a look at this young cow at Sixmilebridge Co-op Mart in Lot 40: Sex: F – Breed: LM – DOB: 01/01/2016 – Owners: 1 – Export: N – QA: N – TB: 09/07/2020. Popular lot sold for €1880.00 online via LSL Auction. Replay the video clip on LSL TV. Check out the rest…
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Great Charolais cross outfit sold at Ballinasloe Co-Op Mart for €2530.00 online with LSL Auctions
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-BALLIN-944378 Highest selling lot from the weekend. Did you see this Charolais cross pair in Ballinasloe Cooperative Livestock Mart? She served on the 10th April to the same bull. Great outfit sold for €2530.00 online via LSL Auctions. Replay this 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 Smart…
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UK deal with Australia is a “dangerous scenario” for Irish-UK beef trade
Increased competition from Australia as a result of the new free trade deal is a “dangerous scenario” that will undermine Irish beef exports to the UK, claim the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). Tim Cullinan, IFA president, described the deal as setting a perilous precedent and added: “It’s precisely the dangerous scenario that signalled following the Brexit vote in June, 2016.  “Trade deals between the UK and third countries have the…
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Irish pig price unchanged due to high demand
The Irish pig price remains at €1.70 to €1.76c/kg this week with no change. Ireland’s percentage of the EU price has increased and is currently 101 per cent of the EU average price as reported to the EU Commission for the week commencing 29 May, 2021. In the last week 58,000 pigs were processed following the bank holiday, compared to the usual 70,000. A strong supply of pigs has been…
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Ireland: Weather Forecast Weekend
Saturday will be a largely dry day with sunny spells, though it will turn cloudier as the day goes on. Some light rain will develop on southwest coasts later in the evening. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19C.  Thundery showers or longer spells of rain across the country on Sunday with some drier periods. Highest temperatures of 14 to 16C in moderate northeasterly winds. LSL News.
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 18-06-2021
Friday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. Bullock 300-400kg Fri 18 Jun Avg Price/KgCHX 2.52/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 395kg 2.84/kg 1120.00CHX, 365kg 2.68/kg 980.00LMX, 380kg 2.37/kg 900.00CHX, 375kg 2.03/kg 760.00 Bullock 400-500kg Fri 18 Jun Avg Price/KgCHX 2.87/kgLMX 2.71/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 455kg 3.21/kg 1460.00CHX, 460kg 3.17/kg 1460.00CHX, 440kg 3.14/kg 1380.00CHX, 450kg 3.13/kg 1410.00CHX, 488kg 3.11/kg 1520.00CHX, 480kg 3.08/kg 1480.00 Bullock 500-600kg Fri 18 Jun Avg Price/KgCHX 2.35/kgLMX 2.50/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX,…
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EU-wide awareness campaign for safe working conditions for seasonal workers
A campaign has been launched to promote fair and safe working conditions for seasonal workers employed across EU countries. According to the European Labour Authority (ELA), who are backing the campaign, there are around 850,000 EU citizens, who are seasonal workers outside of their country of origin.  “Mobile seasonal workers have the same rights to fair working conditions when working in another EU country, with the same labour and social…
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Stronger measures needed to close gender gap in Irish farming
Ireland needs robust measures to bridge the gender gap on farms in the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), say the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI). The NCWI wants to see an enhanced role for women in the sector by developing female networks. In a submission to the Draft Agri-Food Strategy to 2030, the NWCI backed top-up payments of 15 per cent in the next CAP for Knowledge Transfer (KT)…
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Outstanding dry cow in GVM Group Tullamore Mart. Lot 883 sold for €2810.00
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-M198-941708 Outstanding dry cow in GVM Group Tullamore Mart GVM Group yesterday. Take a look at this Parthenaise cow in Lot 883: Sex: F – Breed: PT – DOB: 24/09/2015 – Owners: 1 – Export: N – TB: 14/05/2021. Sold for €2810.00 online via LSL Auctions. Watch the clip on LSL TV. Check out the rest of today’s action live and replay on-demand with…
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Heavy Angus bull selling at Listowel Livestock Mart, Lot 603 weighing 805KG
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-LISTO-942149 Have you seen this heavy Angus bull selling at Listowel Livestock Mart? Lot 603 weighing 805KG sold for €1970.00 online via LSL Auctions. Watch the 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 Smart TVs, LG TV, Android TV and Apple TV platforms or www.lslauctions.com/tv
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Gort Co-Op Mart. Outstanding limousin cross heifer, due in August
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-GORT-942689 Incase you missed our Facebook live stream last night, here was the stand out lot at Gort Co Operative Mart Ltd. Check out this outstanding limousin cross heifer, due in August. Lot 902: Sex: F – Breed: LMX – DOB: 14/06/2019 – Owners: 2 – Export: N – TB: 26/02/2021. Sold for €2300.00 online via LSL Auctions. Check out the rest of today’s action live and replay on-demand…
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Stranorlar Mart. Two-year-old ewe with her two black ewe lambs, in Lot 60
Watch this video clip on – https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-STRANO-942870 Highest selling sheep lot of the day at Ballybofey & Stranorlar Co-operative Livestock Mart. Two-year-old ewe with her two black ewe lambs, in Lot 60. They sold online for €365.00 via LSL Auctions. Watch 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 Smart TVs, LG TV,…