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Many beef and dairy farmers across Northern Ireland have recently availed of a calving essentials kit supplied by Fane Valley Store to all herd keepers who order a minimum of 30 Allflex BVD cattle tag sets. Due to the popularity of the calving kit amongst farmers, the offer is being extended until the end of…

Fane Valley Stores located on the Rathfriland Road in Banbridge recently celebrated a landmark 25year anniversary supplying hundreds of agri products and professional technical services to the local County Down area. To celebrate their anniversary Mark Gilliland and staff at the Banbridge Fane Valley Store held a two-day special offer open day, providing many discounts…

Fane Valley Stores are delighted to announce that following an intensive training programme with Horslyx they are stocking the range of Balancer licks across their stores. Used and trusted by horse owners around the world, Horslyx Balancers provide vitamins, minerals and trace elements in one easy to use, cost effective lick. Horslyx Balancers are made…

2020 Spring Cereal Options

24th February 2020

Following on from the poor Autumn across much of the UK and Ireland, there has been less acres of Winter cereals established than is normally the case, and some of the drilled crop will indeed need to be re-sown this Spring. As a result, Spring cereal seed is in high demand and availability is likely…

With the welcome arrival of February, local farmers are now gearing up for the busy Spring period and all the activities that accompany it, including calving.  Fane Valley Stores located throughout Northern Ireland offer a wide range of animal health and identification products to help farmers through this busy period in the farming calendar. Throughout…

We hear a lot about soil health, but where should we start and what are we looking to measure?  Key to the success of any crop is creating the right conditions that will allow soil to thrive, break down plant/animal residues and free up the nutrients required for healthy plant growth.  Conditioning soil by applying lime…

Fane Valley the leading farming co-operative with its headquarters in Moira, have launched a new 2020 ‘WE CARE’ Health & Well-being initiative for its Group staff. The strategy will see a focus on workplace and personal health with a variety of engagements and interactions planned for improving overall well-being. The ‘WE CARE’ plan will kick…

Fane Valley Stores recently presented six lucky customers with new Heiniger Xperience Clippers. All customers who ordered New Allflex BVD cattle tags in October and November were entered into the draw to win. The clippers were presented to the following six lucky winners at the recent RUAS Winter Fair: Gordon McCully – Katesbridge Dessie & Gary Reid – Drumbo Colin Hughes –…

Feeding The Pregnant Ewe

9th January 2020

As Springtime is fast approaching, it is time to start thinking about your flock and the importance of adequate nutrition for the pregnant ewe. Around 75% of fetal lamb growth occurs in the 6-8 weeks pre-lambing so it is vital to ensure ewes have a diet which meets their requirements during late pregnancy. Body condition…

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