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Beef
43,000 cattle drafted from controlled finishing units in November
Darren Carty
A total of 378,500 head have been drafted from controlled finishing units in 2023, which equates to almost 23% of throughput for the year to date.
15 November 2023 News
TB risk areas considered by Department
In recent years, all countries which have made progress towards or achieved TB freedom have pursued a regional approach to the disease, the group claims.
11 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Ballymena vets drop farm animal work
A Co Antrim veterinary practice has decided to concentrate on small animal care
Bord Bia, TB and organics get same budget slice
Budget 2024 saw the same money provided for TB eradication, Bord Bia and organics.
11 October 2023 Dealer
Farmer Writes: potential for derogation to get messy
Contrasting weather has made grass management a bit tricky on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty.
20 September 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: approaching the annual herd test with ‘trepidation’
Farmer Karen McCabes describes the worry that comes with the annual herd test.
13 September 2023 Farmer Writes