€4.20/kg for bulls in Gortatlea
Tommy Moyles
Tommy Moyles reports from a special sale of weanlings in Gortatlea, Co Kerry.
17 May 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: contracting out the breeding decisions
It's been a busy fortnight for Tommy Moyles as breeding and silage harvesting have got under way.
17 May 2023 News
Macra to increase membership in new strategy
Macra members headed south to Bantry, Co Cork, at the weekend for the organisation’s AGM.
Farmer writes: 'things turn around once we hit May'
Reseeding has been one of the main jobs on Tommy Moyles farm over the last few weeks.
3 May 2023 Farmer Writes
In pictures: sunshine brightens calf trade in Bandon
Tommy Moyles was ringside on Monday in Bandon Mart, Co Cork, for its weekly calf sale. Read his report here.
2 May 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: busy store sale in Bandon
There was activity galore at Bandon Mart for its weekly store sale, with grass buyers looking to restock and factory agents and finishers active for forward stock.
26 April 2023 Markets
In pictures: traditional breeds continue to dominate numbers in Bandon
The increasing use of Angus and Hereford sires at the latter end of the dairy breeding season was in evidence at the calf sale in Bandon this week.
24 April 2023 Markets
Non-compliance resulting in increased regulation
Attendees at a Cork IFA meeting on nitrates heard that non-compliance by a small number of farmers has led to increased regulation and is viewed as a threat to the nitrates derogation.
19 April 2023 News
Farmer Writes: dipping into the grazing bag of tricks
The challenging weather since the start of March has seen Tommy Moyles dip into the bag of grazing tricks more than usual on his farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty.
19 April 2023 Farmer Writes
€1.12m for 31-acre residential farm in dairy heartland
The residential farm in the heart of dairy country has been attracted significant interest since it was brought to the market in early March.
19 April 2023 Property
In pictures: numbers up and prices hold firm in Bandon
Numbers were up slightly in comparison with last week at Bandon Mart's calf sale this week, with solid demand throughout.
17 April 2023 Markets
In pictures: 1,500 calves at Bandon Mart’s bank holiday sale
Numbers and prices remained steady at Bandon Mart’s weekly calf sale, with big numbers continuing to be offered for sale at the busy west Cork venue.
10 April 2023 Markets