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Husky-type dog runs through hedge and attacks sheep

A dog owner has agreed to pay a farmer’s veterinary costs after their husky-type dog attacked a flock of sheep. The incident occurred in Dunnington,...

Ryan believes beef farmers should switch to organics

Minister for Transport, Climate Environment and Communications, Eamon Ryan, believes organics is “the future for Irish farming, especially beef and lamb”. He made the statement...

Farmer’s Diary: Vaccinating ewes and pre-lambing mineral doses

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, Edward Earle discusses vaccinating ewes, pre-lambing mineral doses and Selenium and Vitamin E deficiencies.   In recent weeks, we vaccinated...

‘A recent incident saw 44 in-lamb ewes taken in one night-time raid’

ICSA sheep chair, Sean McNamara, has called for greater cooperation between authorities north and south of the border to combat the rising number of...

Ewe ‘professionally butchered’ in field

Police in Scotland is investigating an incident where a ewe was butchered in a field in recent days. The illegal slaughtering occurred in Stewarton between...

Moycullen farmers planning to sell their own ‘lamb in a box’

Suckler farming - sheep farming - James Regan - Moycullen - lamb in a box

How sheep farmers can recoup the cost of shearing

Currently, the price for wool only covers about 20% of the cost of shearing. Consequently, to recoup the cost of shearing, producers need to...

Farmers urged to be aware of risk of plant poisoning in sheep

AFBI is warning farmers to be aware of the risk of plant poisoning in sheep, particularly due to ornamental garden plants. Whilst plant poisoning is...

Farmers banning walkers with dogs on farmland

The rescue of a dog in Co. Wicklow, which was missing for a fortnight, is “an example of why farmers have banned walkers with...

‘Farmers do not mind people going onto their land once their dogs are under control’

Senator Paul Daly has called for a media campaign to raise awareness of dog attacks on livestock and on the issue of dog fouling...
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