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Fluke infections costing farmers €70/animal

New research shows average lifetime losses of €70 per animal for fattening steers with fluke infections. Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is urging beef farmers to...

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Farmer resorting ‘back to ass and cart’ selling tractor tyres

A humorous advertisement offering tractor tyres for sale has appeared on Donedeal.ie. The listing has been placed by a Kildare-based user over the past 24...

VIDEO: Using Blue and Charolais sires on 140-cow dairy herd

Anthony Murphy is a dairy farmer by nature, milking 140 cows in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. He uses a selection of beef AI sires including Belgian...

Northern buyers active for heifers at Castlerea Mart

A good entry of stock went under the hammer at Castlerea Mart’s online-only sale on Thursday (October 29th). Mart manager, Brendan Egan, said: “The heifer...

Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions: Ban on game hunting

The pheasant shooting season, due to commence on Sunday, November 1st, has been postponed in light of Covid-19 restrictions. Gardaí have confirmed that recreational hunting...