Fewer badgers to be culled as more are vaccinated - Minister
Noel Bardon
Minister McConalogue said that the roll-out of badger BCG vaccines will reduce the badger culling needed in TB eradication efforts.
Recovering from the hidden cost of TB
Portglenone dairy farmers Mervyn and James Kelso saw their herd depopulated in 2022 after an outbreak of TB.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Preparing cattle for turnout
As the temperatures begin to rise, take some time to check all is in place for the upcoming grazing writes Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck programme manager with AHI.
TB eradication: the science making progress
Researchers up and down the country are working to help us understand and potentially eradicate TB in cattle. Barry Murphy talks to those involved.
1 March 2023 News
Keep focused on the approach to TB
Endless arguments around bovine TB distract from the main objective which must be to ensure DAERA delivers on a new policy.
22 February 2023 Northern Ireland
My Farming Week: Laura Hannon, Derrypatrick, Drumree, Co Meath
After completing a degree in nursing and working in Beaumont Hospital for two years, in 2019, Laura decided to come home to farm full-time and is now in partnership with her dad.
4 January 2023 News
Stalemate leaves big decisions on hold
Ministers are required at Stormont to sign-off on major policy items, including issues that will impact farmers.
28 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Badgers living with worms more likely to have TB - study
Badgers living with a lot of worms are more likely to catch TB, Professor Nicola Marples from Trinity College Dublin has said.
29 November 2022 News
High Court hears badger cull case
Crucially, the legal case does not challenge DAERA’s decision to proceed with a badger cull in NI.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Feeding cows this winter - how much will it cost?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the costs involved in feeding dry cows this winter period.
19 November 2022 Management
Farmers urged to commit to TB cull
Farmer buy-in to a proposed targeted badger cull is vital if the policy is to proceed.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
DAERA set out aims of targeted badger cull
David Wright reports from the first of six information meetings on new plans to cull badgers in TB hotspot areas of NI.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland