Antibiotic usage should be monitored electronically and e-tagging of cattle and sheep are considered under the new animal health strategy.
By Thomas Hubert on 13 July 2017
The potential boost to trade for NI from attaining negligible risk status has been estimated at £12m per year.
By Odile Evans on 25 May 2017
The Department of Agriculture has ended the compulsory housing of farmed birds in place since Christmas as a precaution against the spread of avian influenza, with no case recorded in Irish flocks.
By Thomas Hubert on 25 April 2017
Frank Hynes of Teagasc gives advice on preventing and controlling nematodirus and coccidiosis, which can cause high levels of lamb mortality and poor thrive in young lambs.
By Contributor on 28 March 2017
With weather continuing to delay spring turnout, the programme farmers are focusing on good herd health and hygiene management in housed cattle.
By Kieran Mailey on 23 March 2017
"Brexit fallout: animal disease risks" - Brendan Dunleavy, Killeshandra, Co Cavan
By Letters to the Editor on 16 March 2017
It can be as easy to do it right as wrong so manage animal health by doing the basics right
By Jack Kennedy on 09 March 2017
Any outbreak of the disease here would be very damaging for live exports, the Department of Agriculture has said.
By Paul Mooney on 09 February 2017
Elanco Ireland paid a dividend of €11m in 2015 to its parent company despite racking up significant restructuring losses.
By Lorcan Allen on 05 January 2017