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Rural crime in NI dropped by 37% in 2020 – NFU Mutual report
Noel Bardon
A report by the insurance agency NFU Mutual has found that rural crime has dropped significantly in Northern Ireland.
2 October 2019 News
Farmer viewpoint: ‘Cattle are disappearing off the face of the earth’
Barry Cassidy spoke to one farmer who lost half his herd to cattle rustlers.
2 October 2019 News
‘One of these thefts can put a farm out of business’
Ulster Farmers Union president Ivor Ferguson describes the devastating effect cattle rustling can have on a farmer.
Timeline: cattle and sheep thefts 2018-2019
Niall Hurson recounts the details of 12 separate reported thefts of livestock from farms in the past two years.
2 October 2019 News
Less than 4% of stolen cattle are recovered
Barry Cassidy and Amy Forde report on cattle rusting over the last 10 years and how few animals are ever found.
2 October 2019 News
Farmers fighting cyber crime, fly-tipping and livestock theft
Farmers and rural communities are now fighting criminals on a number of different fronts.
5 August 2019 Northern Ireland
Donegal farms raided in cattle fraud investigation
Department of Agriculture officials and gardaí were involved in a series of raids, reports Cronan Scanlon.
25 February 2019 News
The farmer's daily wrap: ASA conference, livestock theft and Hogan on Trump
Here is your news round-up of the five top farming stories and weather outlook for Saturday 8 September.
7 September 2018 News
70% surge in cattle rustling
The highest number of thefts were recorded in the province of Leinster, with incidents appearing to have moved away from border counties.
8 August 2018 News
Dead calves with ears cut off found in river in Limerick
There have been five dead calves found in rivers in Co Limerick in recent weeks. Donal O'Regan reports.
3 June 2018 News
€25,000 worth of cattle stolen in Cavan
A Co Cavan farmer has reported that 16 of his cattle were stolen in the past week.
28 June 2017 News
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: farmer sentenced and GLAS delays
In the news today, 5 May: a Monaghan farmer has received a suspended sentence and the GLAS delays saga continues, as does the dry weather.
5 May 2017 News