Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Peter McCann
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
New NI chief vet to review TB policy
NI chief vet Brian Dooher is to review DAERA’s bovine TB policy, Agriculture Minister Andrew Muir has said.
20 December 2023 News
TB reactors now 70% higher than 10 years ago
More reactors were identified in dairy herds up to the start of December this year than were found in any of the past 10 years, while suckler and beef reactors saw the second worst year.
'Substantial increase' in TB reactor numbers since 2022
Department officials are to tell the joint Oireachtas committee on agriculture that failing to accept new TB controls could have an adverse impact the disease trends.
13 December 2023 News