Angus

Lisduff Angus bull sale achieves top price of €6,000

Lisduff Angus bull sale achieves top price of €6,000

Last Saturday (May 22), Lisduff Angus held its on-farm bull sale with bidding conducted through Ballyjamesduff Mart, facilitated by the...

May 27, 2021

Lisduff Angus sale: 22 bulls to go under the hammer this weekend

Lisduff Angus sale: 22 bulls to go under the hammer this weekend

Lisduff Angus will hold a stock bull sale on Saturday (May 22), starting at 1:30p.m – with viewing available before...

May 20, 2021

Beef Focus: Agriland visits the Gigginstown Angus herd

Beef Focus: Agriland visits the Gigginstown Angus herd

In this video Agriland chats to farm manager Joe O’Mahony from Gigginstown Angus herd Co. Westmeath. Joe talks all things...

April 22, 2021

Multi-breed pedigree sale in Carrick-on-Shannon topped at €4,650

Multi-breed pedigree sale in Carrick-on-Shannon topped at €4,650

With the 2021 breeding season soon getting into motion, one of the first pedigree bull sales of the year took...

February 15, 2021

Aldi extends All-Ireland Angus championships sponsorship

Aldi extends All-Ireland Angus championships sponsorship

Aldi will continue as the lead sponsor of the Aldi Irish Angus All Ireland Bull Calf Championships, following the agreement...

February 11, 2019

US Angus bull sold for $1.51 million at auction

US Angus bull sold for $1.51 million at auction

A bull in the US was sold for a massive $1.51 million (€1.33 million) at auction in recent days. The...

February 11, 2019

Beef Plan Movement receives Angus society backing

Beef Plan Movement receives Angus society backing

The Irish Angus Cattle Society has become the latest cattle breed organisation to give its backing to the Beef Plan...

January 3, 2019

Pics and prices: Exporters lead the way at Cahir Mart’s calf sale

Pics and prices: Exporters lead the way at Cahir Mart’s calf sale

In recent weeks, there has been a marked decrease in the number of Friesian calves being presented for sale at...

May 27, 2018

Pics and prices: Charolais bull calf hits €580 at Ballyjamesduff Mart

Pics and prices: Charolais bull calf hits €580 at Ballyjamesduff Mart

Ballyjamesduff Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Tuesday last (May 15) and a large crowd attended. Some 1,000 cattle...

May 17, 2018

Gate to plate: ‘Royal’ students showcase perks of Angus breed

Gate to plate: ‘Royal’ students showcase perks of Angus breed

Four Meath students are promoting the viability of Irish Angus cross for the dairy herd to local dairy farmers at...

May 6, 2018

Calf trade: Numbers steady with a slight increase in prices

Calf trade: Numbers steady with a slight increase in prices

The number of dairy calves presented for sale at marts across the country has steadied in recent days. With the...

April 26, 2018

Students strike a chord with farmers on mental health awareness

Students strike a chord with farmers on mental health awareness

Two students from Glenamaddy Community School, Co. Galway, have struck a chord with farm families through their efforts to raise...

April 15, 2018

Export focus: Meet the family shipping thousands of calves each year

Export focus: Meet the family shipping thousands of calves each year

Located in Mooreshill, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, the Wicklow Calf Company has grown to be one of the largest calf farms...

April 7, 2018

Buildings focus: A simple beef unit makes life easier in Co. Tipperary

Buildings focus: A simple beef unit makes life easier in Co. Tipperary

Farming in Longfordpass, Co.Tipperary, Pat Healy runs a 50-cow suckler herd under a split spring and autumn-calving system. The beef...

April 6, 2018

Friesian calf trade ‘firms up’ as demand increases

Friesian calf trade ‘firms up’ as demand increases

The number of dairy calves presented for sale at marts across the country has steadied in recent days. However, some...

April 1, 2018

Beef focus: Close to 800 cattle on show at Jalex herd open day

Beef focus: Close to 800 cattle on show at Jalex herd open day

Farming in Randalstown, Co. Antrim, James and Nelson Alexander – a father-and-son team – run an in-calf heifer selling enterprise....

March 17, 2018

‘I was given the opportunity to do what I wanted – rear cattle of my own’

‘I was given the opportunity to do what I wanted – rear cattle of my own’

The two winners of the first ever youth Angus rearing competition in Northern Ireland have decided to invest their winnings...

November 22, 2017

New practical competition gives teens chance to win calves and cash

New practical competition gives teens chance to win calves and cash

A new practical farming competition is giving Northern teenagers the chance to win and rear five Angus calves. The skills-based...

November 16, 2017