Vets discover surgery to fix stiff cattle legs
Barry Murphy
Farmers who end up with a bullock, cow or heifer with stiff back legs, or legs locked in muscular tremors, can now avail of a new surgery technique to fix the condition.
28 October 2023 Poultry
Gene-edited hens immune to bird flu – ICL research
Hens with resistance to bird flu could soon be available for UK poultry growers following recent research.
27 October 2023 News
Lime payment deadline extended by a week
Farmers now have until November 7 to buy lime and claim payment under the National Liming Programme.
News podcast: GPS slurry clamp down and dairy’s economic value
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
27 October 2023 News
Weekend weather: unsettled with showery conditions
Met Éireann has said that this weekend will remain unsettled, with low pressure feeding in showery conditions or longer spells of rain.
27 October 2023 News
TAMS for dribble bars not ruled out - Minister
Minister McConalogue said that his mind is open to the inclusion of dribble bars in TAMS, pending further research.
26 October 2023 News
Map: value of Irish dairy per county
The Irish dairy sector had the highest economic value in counties Cork, Tipperary, Kerry, Kilkenny and Limerick in 2022.
26 October 2023 News
Dairy sector worth €17.6bn to Irish economy
A study by Ernst & Young has found that the Irish dairy sector is worth more to the economy than Irish tourism, with a €17.6bn value in 2022.
25 October 2023 News
Almost 8,000 cross-compliance inspections carried out in 2022
The Department of Agriculture has analysed the outcomes of the near 8,000 cross compliance inspections it carried out on farms in 2022. Barry Murphy reports.
25 October 2023 News
ACRES needs more ‘ambitious’ funding and targets
A Trinity college finance professor has taken aim at government nature restoration policy, stating that farmers must receive more public and private sector funding.
25 October 2023 News
Almost 2,000 farmers in breach of cattle tagging rules
Hundreds of cattle farmers were found to be in breach of cattle identification and registration requirements in 2022.
25 October 2023 News
Seventy farmers fined for sheep tagging issues
There was a total of almost 1,300 inspections carried out on farms regarding sheep identification and registration in 2022.
25 October 2023 News