Raymond Linnane operates a 50 cow suckler herd in Bellharbour, Co. Clare. He built a new slatted shed in 2006 and highlights the difference slat rubber makes to his herd, versus bare concrete slats.
Sentiment in dairy markets has turned negative in recent weeks as supply begins to recover in some major producing regions.
By Lorcan Allen on 23 October 2017
The bluetongue virus, a virus spread by insects, has been detected in Scotland in imported cattle.
By Amy Forde on 23 October 2017
An ongoing public consultation on French food policy will result in legislation putting a floor under food prices to protect farm incomes, President Emmanuel Macron has said.
By Michael Collins on 19 October 2017
STIHL continues to steal a march when it comes to developing new innovative technologies that offer real solutions to practical problems.
Daniel McPartlin reports from a special sale of in-calf heifers in Dowra Mart last week.
By Daniel McPartlin on 23 October 2017
Standout heifers sold particularly well at the special sale of heifers eligible for the Beef Data and Genomics programme but some plainer or beefy heifers were a challenging trade.
By Darren Carty on 23 October 2017
Bord Bia recently undertook a study tour of northern England with a group of Irish beef and dairy producers.
Marts around the country are remembering those killed in farming accidents and raising safety awareness this week.
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