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Badgers living with worms more likely to have TB - study
Rachel Donovan
Badgers living with a lot of worms are more likely to catch TB, Professor Nicola Marples from Trinity College Dublin has said.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
High Court hears badger cull case
Crucially, the legal case does not challenge DAERA’s decision to proceed with a badger cull in NI.
19 November 2022 Management
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.
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
Farmer levies to help pay for TB plan
Industry leaders have proposed levies on milk and beef to help cover the cost of targeted badger culls in NI.
19 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmers must step forward on bovine TB
A targeted wildlife cull is on the cards, but farmers must show their willingness to engage on bovine TB.
19 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Wildlife ‘true cause’ of TB spread, not cattle movements - IFA
The Irish Farmers Association has criticised Department veterinary inspectors for what it says are “efforts to blacklist farmers” when it comes to their herd’s TB risk.
17 October 2022 News
Badger TB vaccination rates steady as costs rise
The Department of Agriculture has spent some €1.606m on vaccinating badgers so far this year.
15 October 2022 News
Locked up with TB: ‘it takes over your life’
Farmers hit with TB described the disease’s impact on their herds and livelihoods.
5 October 2022 News
NI badger cull facing lengthy delay
Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots “remains committed” to all aspects of DAERA’s revised TB strategy.
14 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Research backs up badger control policy
The work looked at whether remaining badgers are more likely to roam when selective culling takes place.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland