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Animal health

The only thing missing from the IFA AGM was the Moroccan Ambassador. He did, however, attend Saturday nights Kilkenny IFA dinner.
By The Dealer on 18 January 2018
See below your guide to what's happening in the farming community around the country this week.
By Eleanor McBennett on 18 January 2018
Co-op priorities, tackle TAMS underspend, IFA support on offer and new IFA chairs elected.
By Contributor on 18 January 2018
IFA elect new animal health chair
As a week of IFA elections continue, there has been a new appointment to the role of animal health chair.
By Pat O'Toole on 11 January 2018
MSD Animal Health has appointed a new director of its ruminant business unit across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
By Amy Forde on 11 January 2018
The type of antibiotics used in blanket dry cow therapy is deemed by the WHO to be critically important to human health and their use is unsustainable, a senior vet at the Department has said.
By Lorcan Allen on 11 January 2018
"You ask is our structure (AHI) adequately equipped for such a task, and as a small organisation have we the resources to carry out our work?" - Mike Magan, Animal Health Ireland (AHI)
By Letters to the Editor on 11 January 2018
Scottish Editor John Sleigh has his take on the week's big issues in farming.
By John Sleigh on 04 January 2018
See below your guide to what's happening in the farming community around the country this week.
By Eleanor McBennett on 04 January 2018
Shane Murphy looks back over the autumn sales of 2017 and how each breed fared out in comparison with other years.
By Shane Murphy on 04 January 2018
The 50:50 joint venture between Dairygold and Glanbia made a pre-tax loss for the second consecutive year.
By Lorcan Allen on 04 January 2018
Reduced sales to subsidiaries across Europe, most notably Russia, saw profits fall for Alltech’s Irish business.
By Lorcan Allen on 04 January 2018
Given what is at stake, we should question if the resources and finances currently deployed in the area of herd health and welfare are adequate.
By Justin McCarthy on 28 December 2017
Treasurer/returning officer the next national IFA position to be filled.
By Pat O'Toole on 21 December 2017
In recent weeks, dung samples were taken from animals on our BETTER beef farms in order to assess the parasite burden, if any, and design individual treatment protocols.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 19 December 2017
Bill O'Keeffe's herd is finally dry. With the usual animal health measures taken care of, thoughts now turn to the eating of a turkey.
By Bill O'Keeffe on 21 December 2017
A new beef shed in Midleton, Co Cork, will house 250 weanlings on the Dalys’ farm this winter. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 21 December 2017
Tissue tag testing remains compulsory for 2018
Farmers are advised to tissue tag-test calves as soon as possible after birth and the practice remains compulsory for 2018.
By Amy Forde on 14 December 2017
Forestry area increase, campaign on dog attacks needed, IFA in Brussels on veterinary medicine regulations.
By Contributor on 14 December 2017
Ensuring adequate ventilation in your sheds is vital. William Conlon spoke to JJ Lenehan, buildings officer with Teagasc to examine the different options available.
By William Conlon on 07 December 2017
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