Northern Ireland
Defra rules out Norfolk foot-and-mouth
Kieran Mailey
Government officials have ruled out a suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease on a Norfolk pig unit.
25 June 2022 Pigs
British rule out foot-and-mouth disease following scare
The UK’s chief veterinary officer has determined that a suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease in pigs on a Norfolk farm is in fact swine vesicular disease.
Survey finds 36% of NI flocks had sheep scab
The new research states that sheep scab is “widely dispersed and endemic” across Northern Ireland.
The good and bad with UK Brexit bill
The NI protocol needs more work, but we must not forget what we already have.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Worms: To dose or not to dose
Adam Woods takes a look at dosing 2022-born calves and what the current best practice is in relation to the responsible use of dosing products.
Vaccinating and dosing – don’t forget the dog
The Irish Farmers Journal veterinary team outlines everything you need to know to keep your dog healthy and in prime working condition.
5 June 2022 Management
DAERA staff scrutinise local livestock marts
Matters of concern are being raised directly with mart staff and follow up checks are being conducted to ensure such issues have been addressed.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Free sheep scab control for NI farms
There is a budget for around 100 flocks with scab outbreaks to receive testing, advice, and treatment for up to 500 ewes each.
25 May 2022 News
Post-Brexit problems for UK regulators
National Audit Office report in UK reveals staffing and cost issues in taking over regulatory functions previously carried out by the EU.
20 May 2022 News
NI protocol points to a political failure
Checks at NI ports could have been avoided if a different course of action was taken.
18 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Rush Control, red water and keeping an eye on stock bulls
Helpful tips and advice for drystock farms.
18 May 2022 Management
NI news in brief: Balmoral, beef and butter
M&S winners at Balmoral Show, the latest Dutch dairy auction prices and local NI beef trade remains strong.
11 May 2022 Northern Ireland