Farmer Writes: twins with a twist and a strange incident in the night
Tommy Moyles
Taking part in the latest rollout of the DNA registration pilot programme lead to an unexpected twin twist on Tommy Moyles’ farm.
Watch: breeding season kicks off at Tullamore
Niamh Gunn chats with Shaun Diver to see what’s been happening on Tullamore Farm this week.
13 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Stop moving livestock after BVD outbreak
The latest figures show that 128 out of the 148 BVD-positive cattle disclosed in Northern Ireland during January were culled within five weeks.
BVD closure key priority for new AHI chair
Recently appointed chair of Animal Health Ireland, James Lynch, speaks to Jack Kennedy about his priorities as he takes up the position.
23 March 2022 Breeding & health
NI news round-up: BVD herd restrictions and support for pig farmers
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
9 March 2022 News
Early testing points to lower BVD prevalence
There were 77 animals which recorded an initial positive or inconclusive result without a negative retest result compared to 158 calves for the corresponding period in 2021.
9 March 2022 Schemes
Beef Management: is it time to panic on fertiliser purchases?
The latest advice for fertiliser purchases, wet weather management and making sure vaccinations are in before breeding commences.
9 March 2022 News
Sheep scab prevalent across NI, research finds
Scab is highly contagious disease which can lead to itching, wool loss, reduced animal performance and welfare issues.
23 February 2022 News
Bull purchase: looking after your investment
Adam Woods gives advice on looking after pedigree stock bulls after purchase.
9 February 2022 Pedigree
Calf tags and BVD samples affected by postal delays
Some BVD samples posted by farmers since before Christmas have yet to arrive at labs.
19 January 2022 News
Dairy Management: once-a-day milking and preparing for calving
Aidan Brennan outlines some management tips as farmers prepare for the busy calving period.
12 January 2022 Management
Magan to bow out of Animal Health Ireland
Animal Health Ireland was set up in 2009 to co-ordinate some of the important animal health issues on Irish farms.
12 January 2022 News