6,000 straws of Maternal beef bulls ordered
Sign ups are continuing to come in for the spring Gene Ireland programme with 392 herds now taking part. A total of 6,000 straws have being ordered with an average order of 15 straws per herd.
The farmer's daily wrap: inspections, milk price and silage 2019
Here is your news round-up of the five top farming stories and weather outlook for 16 February 2019.
Fly-tippers return to burn rubbish to prevent identification
A farmer who spoke out against illegal dumping and promised to search bags to find the culrpits spurred those responsible to return and burn out the rubbish.
Foot and mouth disease found in Australian airport seizures
A number of products seized at Australian airports since December last year have tested positive for foot and mouth disease.