Out-of-date chicken recalled in supermarkets
Barry Murphy
The chicken was sold fresh, but the pathogen salmonella typhimurium was detected.
20 January 2023 Poultry
Egg prices rise for consumers but not farmers
Egg producers claim they are not seeing the egg price increases promised when they stood down protests last year.
13 January 2023 News
IFA seek opening date for new TAMS
The association's poultry chair Nigel Sweetnam has sought a scheme for the adoption of renewable energy technologies on farms.
Flock of 750,000 hens culled as bird flu ravages Czech Republic
The avian influenza outbreak involves a large poultry farm in the Tachovsk region of the Czech Republic.
4 January 2023 Poultry
No leads on poultry theft from young Galway farmer
He estimated the birds, many of which were top show and breeding stock, were worth between €5,000 to €10,000.
28 December 2022 News
Egg farmers await price increase from SuperValu
Egg producers are awaiting a price increase to be passed back by SuperValu, following their protests at a number of supermarkets in October, according to the IFA.
28 December 2022 Poultry
Farmer Writes: big changes afoot for new year
Derek Robinson has been weighing up his options that would allow some more time off the farm.
28 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Why 2023 is the year for solar PV
From 2023 on wards, farmers are set to have a significant advantage over any other industry when it comes to grant aid solar PV grant aid.
21 December 2022 Renewables
Investigation after €10,000 worth of poultry is stolen from young farmer
The farmer said he will have to look at the financial side of restocking the birds and that his main worry is that he will “be done again”.
16 December 2022 News
Keeping bird flu away from poultry farms
Autumn and winter have always been the worst time for Bird Flu outbreaks but this seems to have changed in 2022 with earlier and more wild bird cases, writes Teagasc poultry adviser Rebecca Tierney.
14 December 2022 Poultry
EU beef consumption to fall by 8%
The EU expects demand for beef and pork to fall over the next 10 years but meat alternatives will not fill the gap.
14 December 2022 News
Department donates €750,000 for 1,000 Ukrainian farmers
A Department of Agriculture donation will see Ukrainian farmers at the conflict frontline supported as they work to continue production and stay viable.
14 December 2022 News