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More questions than answers on TB in cattle
The Dealer
Farmer frustration with bovine TB controls is about much more than a loose comment in a ministerial response to a written parliamentary question.
25 March 2024 News
US trial feeding TB vaccines to wild deer
The trial is ongoing in Michigan, a state looking for new ways to curb the spread of bovine TB.
13 March 2024 News
Deer society opposed to hunting extension
The 2024/2025 male hunting season will also begin at the earlier date of 1 August this year.
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
Deer hunting seasons extended
The move represents the first recommendation of the Deer Management Strategy Group’s December report.
29 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
Cows, sheep and deer hit by trains in 2023
The number of deer hit by trains has increased significantly year on year.
17 January 2024 News
Rudolph in no danger of being shot
Rudolph and his colleagues are in no danger of being shot, senator Paul Daly told the Oireachtas committee on agriculture last week.
20 December 2023 Dealer
Put no restriction on deer numbers to be culled - report
The only exemption should be red deer in Co Kerry, a new report on managing the nation’s deer population has said.
13 December 2023 News
IFA calls for deer recommendations to be implemented in new year
The recently published deer management report represents progress, the IFA has said.
8 December 2023 News
Deer management units needed to control deer in 'hot spot' areas
A new report from the Irish deer management strategy group (IDMSG) has outlined a number of recommendations to manage the country’s wild deer population.
6 December 2023 News