Europe's pathogenic bird flu epidemic unprecedented in scale - EFSA
Noel Bardon
The EFSA has issued a stark warning on the incidence of highly pathogenic avian influenza after a summer of wild outbreaks.
2 October 2022 Schemes
Almost 90% of new Organic Farming Scheme entrants in beef or sheep
Across all enterprises, these farmers will account for an additional 16,000ha of organic land in Ireland.
30 September 2022 Poultry
Protesting poultry farmers: ‘we’re still here and we’re not leaving’
Poultry farmers partaking in the IFA’s protests at Aldi and Lidl in Cavan town remain on Friday with plans to stay put into the weekend.
Aldi ‘extremely disappointed’ with protesting egg producers
IFA poultry committee vice-chair Brendan Soden says retailers “dictate what everybody else gets down the supply chain” and warned that the protests will continue through the night.
29 September 2022 Poultry
Poultry farmers ‘facing closure’ protest at Aldi and Lidl
IFA poultry and pig producers are calling on Aldi and Lidl to provide price increases to enable them to stay viable.
29 September 2022 Poultry
Department introduces precautionary bird flu measures
Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been circulating in wild birds around the country since July.
16 September 2022 News
Bird flu threat looms as wild bird cases spiral
Bird flu is “spiralling in seabirds everywhere” warned IFA poultry chair Nigel Sweetman.
15 September 2022 Poultry
My Farming Week: Aaron Myles, Legaltan, Ballyshannon, Donegal
Donegal farmer Aaron Myles and family have added ducks to their mixed farm enterprise with the aim of diversifying farm income. They rear over 140,000 ducks a year.
14 September 2022 Poultry
Avian influenza still circulating in Britain
The incursion of the disease into Europe during 2022 is “unprecedented”, commented a senior vet.
7 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Irish pork granted access to South Korea in EU deal - but not poultry
Pigmeat from Ireland and 13 other EU countries has been granted access to the South Korean market.
5 September 2022 Pigs
Processors concerned at fertiliser shutdown
The last remaining fertiliser plant in the UK is to halt ammonia production due to high gas prices.
31 August 2022 Northern Ireland
McConalogue pushes for poultry meat access with Japanese counterpart
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue joined his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo on Wednesday to negotiate further market access for Irish meat.
31 August 2022 Poultry