Northern Ireland
'Big money' required to eradicate TB
David Wright
Devon vet, Dick Sibley is a strong advocate for a new approach to bovine TB
18 April 2024 News
Macra welcomes decision not to pursue cow exit scheme
'Culling scheme' is not the right approach, Macra has said following the minister's decision to take a cow reduction/exit scheme off the table.
20 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Badger culling retained in England TB plan
The removal of badgers in TB hotpsot areas of England is set to remain a key part of disease control
Deer society opposed to hunting extension
The 2024/2025 male hunting season will also begin at the earlier date of 1 August this year.
13 March 2024 News
Badger vaccination not bringing TB numbers down - ICSA
The ICSA has expressed its frustration with the Department of Agriculture over its handling of the TB eradication programme.
11 March 2024 News
Chief vet supports badger cull TB plan
DAERA’s new TB strategy was launched in 2016 and was considered by civil servants and independent experts for years.
6 March 2024 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
6 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Almost 60% of people in favour of national herd cull - EPA survey
The EPA survey was conducted as part of the 'Climate Change in the Irish Mind' project.
27 February 2024 News
Deer hunters go online for licences
The National Parks and Wildlife Service is streamlining the application process for hunting licences.
21 February 2024 News
Beef trade pressure continues
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory pressure on prices.
21 February 2024 Markets
Milk supplies fall by 365m litres in 2023
The 4.1% drop in milk deliveries is the first reduction in 15 years and ends protracted period of expansion.
8 February 2024 News
Bord Bia to red flag 'calf-slaughter' herds
The red-flagging will alert farm inspectors to zone in on calf slaughter and calf management on these farms.
24 January 2024 News