Ploughing attendees to be told to keep dogs off farmland
Barry Murphy
There will be a focus on responsible dog ownership at Ploughing 2023, according to Minister Heather Humphreys.
4 August 2023 News
Another 40,000t of Ukrainian grain destroyed in Russian drone strikes
Ukraine's agriculture minister has labelled the strikes on grain storage sites as terrorist attacks.
20 July 2023 News
Several sheep killed in Cavan dog attack
Farmer Alan Reilly came across his dead and wounded sheep on Wednesday morning, with a number still missing.
Wolf shot after attacking Dutch farmer defending his flock
The Dutch farmer is alleged to have first attacked the wolf with a fork and shovel, in an attempt to get it away from his sheep.
10 July 2023 News
Mink attacks leave Cork poultry farmer at €15,000 loss
A Cork egg producer has been left without a flock after minks slaughtered them over several nights.
5 July 2023 Poultry
Sheep shot with bow and arrow in Wales
The sheep was wounded by the arrow before being discovered and treated.
30 June 2023 News
Minister ‘must act now’ on dog control following Kerry sheep kill - IFA
The IFA has appealed to dog owners to be extra vigilant of their dogs at all times.
21 June 2023 News
‘The bull kept at it before I hit him with the front of the bucket’
The public were advised to be very careful with livestock on Tuesday’s Liveline show.
13 June 2023 News
King Charles rattled by sheep theft
Animal rights activists have stolen three lambs from King Charles’ Sandringham estate.
7 June 2023 Dealer
‘Pandemic puppies’ described as threat to UK sheep
Farmers have suggested that a survey of vets showing aggression in dogs born during the pandemic correlates with a spike in attacks on their sheep.
7 June 2023 News
Stronger dog control laws must be implemented quickly - IFA
The call comes following a dog attack on a yearling bullock belonging to a north Kildare farmer, the IFA has claimed.
19 May 2023 News
News podcast: rewetting fears and Chinese beef exports
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.
19 May 2023 Podcast