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Study finds sweaty cattle perform better in heat
Anne O'Donoghue
A new paper published in the Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology is based on a study of the genetic sweat gland characteristics of cattle.
18 June 2024 News
One in four farmers face risk of burnout - Teagasc
A recent Teagasc study provides insights into the relationship between stress and wellbeing among farmers.
DAERA confirms start date for XI tags
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has set out a timeline for the switch to new livestock tags.
Top shelf finish for Antfield Whiskey in Carrick
Shanon Kinahan has the top prices from the final Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society sale
12 June 2024 Pedigree
Job well done as JALEX smash new records
Shanon Kinahan was on farm in Randalstown on Saturday for the biggest and best JALEX Select sale to date
12 June 2024 Pedigree
AHV International cuts staff in NI
The animal health company has confirmed three people have left its NI team.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Vital role for AFBI research in NI ag
Two major open days are planned at AFBI Hillsborough on 18 and 19 June.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Cattle forecast points to increase in supply
Industry forecasts show an increase in beef cattle standing on NI farms when compared to the previous year.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Lack of food shortages to blame for emissions focus on livestock, says FAO chief
We need to provide more with less and we need innovation and technology, the boss of the Food and Agriculture Organisation has said. Claire McCormack reports.
12 June 2024 News
Free bluetongue testing for farmers in Britain
Farms along the east and south coast of Britain are at highest risk of Bluetongue virus, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
11 June 2024 News
Watch: heifers reach £18,000 (€21,274) at JALEX Select 2024
Shanon Kinahan reports from the JALEX Select sale where heifers peaked at a whopping £18,000 on Saturday.
10 June 2024 Pedigree
Strategy supports 'emission-intensive' milk and meat production – An Taisce
The strategy will increase the viability of 'emissions-intensive' milk and meat production and needs to be evidence-led and society-centred, instead of 'agri-led' and 'farmer-centric' stated An Taisce
10 June 2024 News