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Poultry
Increased global risk for poultry production from bird flu this year – Bord Bia
Amy Forde
Europe’s market conditions remain positive, but the industry faces pressure from rising imports, especially increased chicken imports from the Ukraine which 'rose significantly' in 2023.
12 June 2024 News
In pictures: our favourite reader photos of the week
We showcase some of the photos sent in by our readers this week.
12 June 2024 News
Two vets censured over TB testing misconduct
The allegations against one vet related to him failing to test adequately or at all one or more animals when conducting TB tests on herds.
Over 1,700ha of forestry approved for planting
Figures from the Department of Agriculture show that 531ha of forestry has been planted to date this year.
9 June 2024 Forestry
Kerry County Council to ramp up farm inspections
The number of planned farm inspections carried out by Kerry County Council was found to be inadequate by the EPA.
8 June 2024 News
IFA president distances himself from European election candidate
The IFA constitution states that the farm organisation “shall remain non-party political".
6 June 2024 News
Big ticket items lose out on VAT refunds
On Tuesday, it issued a long-awaited updated list of eligible items which farmers can reclaim VAT on.
5 June 2024 News
In pictures: our favourite reader photos of the week
We showcase some of the photos sent in by our readers this week.
5 June 2024 News
Clare Marts investigating incident involving weanling
No one was hurt in the incident, which occurred at Ennis Mart on Tuesday 4 June.
4 June 2024 News
Cantwell's Court dairy farm in Kilkenny sold
The sale means the dairy division of Roebuck will now focus on milling, importation of food and ingredients and product sourcing only.
4 June 2024 News
Australian lamb kill reaches record high
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its official livestock production and slaughter figures for the first quarter of 2024.
4 June 2024 News
Offaly County Council to conduct hedgerow survey
This survey is non-intrusive and consists simply of the identification and recording of the character, condition and range of species contained within hedgerows, the council said.