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No US farms opt for on-site milk testing for bird flu
Anne O'Donoghue
Media in the US have reported that as of the beginning of this week, no farms had signed up to the measure.
19 June 2024 News
No room for complacency on bird flu, IFA warns
The IFA dairy chair told the Irish Farmers Journal that he believes there is minimal risk for dairy herds here, while the poultry chair expressed concern about cross-species contamination.
16 June 2024 Poultry
Increased global risk for poultry production from bird flu this year – Bord Bia
Europe’s market conditions remain positive, but the industry faces pressure from rising imports, especially increased chicken imports from the Ukraine which 'rose significantly' in 2023.
The chicken 'Big Mac' is no more
Supermac's successfully argued that the trademark had been not put to proper use over a period of five years.
12 June 2024 Dealer
McDonald’s loses ‘Big Mac’ trademark for poultry products in EU
Supermac's successfully argued that the trademark had been not put to proper use over a period of five years.
5 June 2024 News
‘No room for complacency’ on bird flu
This comes as dairy cows in the US have contracted highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).
8 May 2024 News
EU farm inputs 32% above pre-COVID-19 levels
The affordability of fertilisers has been improving as EU fertiliser production continues to recover, the European Commission said.
5 May 2024 News
Moy Park increases payment to growers
On a typical broiler unit with 40,000 birds and seven crops per year, the higher stocking density pay rise equates to over £11,000.
Egg farmers warned about danger of conflicting carbon counting methods
EU plans to ban imported feed grown on deforested lands will help retailers meet their carbon footprint targets, but will not help the farming sector meet its Government emissions target.
1 May 2024 Poultry
More growers leave Moy Park for eggs
Before eggs packers started recruiting existing poultry units, Moy Park had firm control over its supply chain.
24 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Better supports needed for farmers to grow biomass crops - IrBEA
Higher levels of support could see farmers untap the potential of growing biomass crops, one bioenergy expert maintains.
23 April 2024 Renewables
Teagasc to host layer conference
Teagasc will host a Knowledge Transfer event for the egg industry on 25 April in Cootehill, Cavan.
17 April 2024 News