Home Farm: annual test - clear of TB
Matt Dempsey
It seems clear that wildlife - especially the uncontrolled spread of infected deer - is one of the key causes of the spread of the disease in cattle.
4 June 2024 News
New system for deer licences launched by Minister Noonan
Applications for deer hunting licences for the coming season can now be submitted to the NPWS through a new online portal.
8 May 2024 Dealer
More questions than answers on TB in cattle
Farmer frustration with bovine TB controls is about much more than a loose comment in a ministerial response to a written parliamentary question.
US trial feeding TB vaccines to wild deer
The trial is ongoing in Michigan, a state looking for new ways to curb the spread of bovine TB.
25 March 2024 News
Deer society opposed to hunting extension
The 2024/2025 male hunting season will also begin at the earlier date of 1 August this year.
13 March 2024 News
Badger vaccination not bringing TB numbers down - ICSA
The ICSA has expressed its frustration with the Department of Agriculture over its handling of the TB eradication programme.
11 March 2024 News
Deer hunting seasons extended
The move represents the first recommendation of the Deer Management Strategy Group’s December report.
29 February 2024 News
Deer hunters go online for licences
The National Parks and Wildlife Service is streamlining the application process for hunting licences.
21 February 2024 News