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ICMSA warns of dairy sector’s ‘self-destruction’ on calf welfare
Barry Murphy
ICMSA president Pat McCormack says that from a reputational perspective, the dairy sector “can’t continue” to slaughter as many calves.
2 November 2022 Dealer
Jerseys make a comeback
The inclusion of a new carbon sub-index into the EBI is set to benefit the Jersey crossbred cow as her maintenance is lower.
26 October 2022 Pedigree
Twizzle joins hallowed hall of National Dairy Show champions
Hallow Atwood Twizzle crowned 2022 supreme champion at 40th National Dairy Show. Shanon Kinahan reports.
Call to hotline tipped off Department to dead calves
The Department of Agriculture “does not comment on ongoing investigations”, a spokesperson said.
14 September 2022 News
Jam-packed Scottish exchange trip for Macra na Feirme member
Marie Wallace reflects on her visit to Scotland on a Macra exchange trip.
13 July 2022 Community
Letter about cross-bred dairy cows
"Cross-bred Jersey cows in the dairy herd" - Michael Hallissey, Mayfield, Bandon, Co Cork.
15 June 2022 Viewpoints