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Animal Health Ireland

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
Finding presented to BVD Implementation Group by Department of Agriculture after queries about rise in number of empty tissue tags.
By Paul Mooney on 14 December 2017
The data was compiled by Department of Agriculture and presented to Animal Health Ireland.
By Paul Mooney on 15 December 2017
Glanbia dominates CellCheck awards
Dairy farmers were recognised for their excellent somatic cell count (SCC) results at a ceremony on Thursday night.
By Patrick Donohoe on 24 November 2017
The rise of superbugs is behind the move to tighten up on veterinary medicine rules.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 23 November 2017
In this article, Jack Kennedy summarises where Animal Health Ireland stand on Johne’s disease management on farm.
By Jack Kennedy on 31 August 2017
The new Johne's Disease National Control Programme will begin in September of this year.
By Jack Kennedy on 22 August 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: missing sheep and Skibbereen mart
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, 28 July 2017.
By Thomas Hubert on 28 July 2017
Good week, bad week: winners and losers in farming this week
Find out who had a week to remember and who had a week to forget in agriculture.
By Patrick Donohoe on 28 July 2017
New CEO appointed at Animal Health Ireland
A successor has been appointed to Joe O'Flaherty at Animal Health Ireland.
By Amy Forde on 28 July 2017
Tullamore Farm open day – what to see and expect
We preview what you can see at the Tullamore Farm open day on Tuesday, 25th July.
By Adam Woods on 17 November 2017
Minister sees "no threat to the number of laboratories" as Ireland's first five-year animal health strategy focuses on prevention rather than cure.
By Thomas Hubert on 13 July 2017
The last Beef Health Check event on John Pringle’s farm focused on identifying the cause of the problem, treating it appropriately and then preventing it in the future.
By Darren Carty on 13 July 2017
Animal Health Ireland is running a series of events over the coming weeks. Adam Woods reports from the first event held in Meath last week.
By Adam Woods on 27 June 2017
Targeted compensation has succeeded in cutting rate and speeding up removal of PI animals.
By Paul Mooney on 15 June 2017
With stock out grazing paddocks for several weeks now, it may be a good time to consider dosing to prevent parasite problems such as gutworms, lungworms and fluke.
By Barry Cassidy on 19 June 2017
The latest figures from Animal Health Ireland (AHI) show a sharp drop in the number of PI calves born into the national herd this year.
By Justin McCarthy on 15 June 2017
The number of empty BVD samples continues to increase according to figures obtained by the Irish Farmers Journal.
By Paul Mooney on 04 May 2017
Farmers are once again facing an increase to their BVD samples thanks to An Post.
By Patrick Donohoe on 13 April 2017
BVD postage charges to rise again
An Post has once again raised the price of posting bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) samples for testing. The new rate is applicable from next week.
By Patrick Donohoe on 07 April 2017
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