No room for complacency on bird flu, IFA warns
Niamh Murphy
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.
1 June 2024 News
US approves methane-reducing feed additive for dairy cows
Feeding one tablespoon of the additive per dairy cow per day can reduce methane emissions by 30% annually, Elanco has said.
29 May 2024 Viewpoints
US dairy comparison unfair to Irish dairy farmers
Any opportunity to exploit our competitive advantage to grow grass and convert it into high value, world renowned, environmentally positive product should be welcomed.
Bird flu spreading through US dairy farms
Milk yield drops of up to 25% have been reported in herds affected by bird flu, writes Aidan Brennan.
29 May 2024 News
Up to €26,000 per dairy farm to tackle bird flu in US
The US Department of Agriculture has announced a number of supports to tackle the bird flu situation in dairy herds there.
12 May 2024 News
Lakeland enters US butter market
Vital Farms, a US 'ethical food' company, has a supply agreement with Lakeland.
1 May 2024 News
Investigations continue into bird flu virus in US milk supplies
US authorities have stated that pasteurisation is likely to inactive the virus and allow processed milk to remain safe for consumers.
24 April 2024 News