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# livestock - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March

In total, 47 incidents were reported between 1 March and 29 June.

# livestock - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

'It's like the stock exchange closing': Farmers at a loss to sell their cattle as marts close for several weeks

The Department of Agriculture is currently in discussions with farmers around potential measures to support them.

# livestock - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Low-flying plane carrying out surveying mission across countryside resumes flights

Due to the low-flying nature of the plane, concerned livestock owners are being asked to contact Tellus.

# livestock - Saturday 2 February, 2019

'I ran as hard as I could, she charged after me': Farmer attacked by cow speaks about farm safety Farm Accidents This post contains videos

'I ran as hard as I could, she charged after me': Farmer attacked by cow speaks about farm safety

Brendan McLoughlin told his story as the HSA launched its farm safety inspection campaign.

# livestock - Monday 4 January, 2016

A freak blizzard killed thousands of cows in Texas

The brutal winter storm dumped heavy snow on the northern part of Texas on 26 December.

# livestock - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Man arrested after dozens of cow and sheep stolen

75 cattle and 25 sheep were taken during the robbery.

# livestock - Monday 29 June, 2015

€10,000 reward for information about 75 stolen cattle and 25 sheep

Gardai are investigating and it’s believed two trucks may have been involved.

# livestock - Friday 26 June, 2015

Gardaí are looking for your help in finding 75 stolen cattle and 25 sheep

The animals were stolen from a field in Westmeath this week.

# livestock - Friday 16 January, 2015

Man arrested for stealing sheep, goats, lambs and a ram

He will appear in court today.

# livestock - Friday 17 October, 2014

Stolen livestock slaughtered in illegal abattoirs could make it back to Irish consumers

The gardaí said there are three organised criminal gangs involved in the “rustling” of cattle.

# livestock - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here's how a new app could solve the beef crisis for farmers

The Beef Pricewatch App will allow farmers to track factory prices.

# livestock - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online has already sold as much as €500,000 worth of livestock since it was launched in the United Kingdom.

# livestock - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Where's the beef? Lebanon, actually*

*Along with sheepmeat and cooked meats.

# livestock - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013

Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.

# livestock - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Gardaí and PSNI work together to stop livestock theft

Over the summer there was an increase in livestock thefts reported in Cavan and Monaghan.

# livestock - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Calves are being "stolen to order" in border counties

An increase in livestock thefts has been reported in Cavan and Monaghan recently.

# livestock - Friday 9 August, 2013

Deadly MERS virus may be spread by camels

New research has found antibodies in blood samples taken from camels in a number of different locations in Oman.

# livestock - Monday 20 May, 2013

Over 30,000 tonnes of fodder delivered to struggling farmers

The transport subsidy was extended earlier this month, to help farmers suffering from food shortages following the harsh winter.

# livestock - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Coveney extends fodder scheme: 'No animals should die of starvation'

The Minister also intervened with the banks and requested they provide more credit to farmers in need.

# livestock - Saturday 20 April, 2013

FF calls on Coveney to 'put his money where his mouth is' and solve fodder issue

Fianna Fáil’s Éamon Ó Cuív has said that farmers are now paying up to €80 for a bale of silage and have been “dramatically let down.”

# livestock - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents

Last year, 21 people died in farm related incidents, mainly injured by equipment and livestock.

# livestock - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Sheep farmers call for microchipping of dogs following ‘distressing attacks’

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association says there have been a number of attacks on sheep in recent weeks.

# livestock - Monday 7 January, 2013

Two die from swine flu in China

A man also passed away from the H1N1 influenza strain in Jordan over the weekend.

# livestock - Monday 27 February, 2012

Farmers urge 'biosecurity' over fears UK livestock virus could reach Ireland

The Schmallenberg virus causing miscarriages in sheep and cattle herds has now been found on 74 English farms.

# livestock - Friday 16 December, 2011

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association has warned of dangers of roaming dogs – especially when they are given to “irresponsible” owners at Christmas.

# livestock - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet

Researchers believe that tweaks to the diet of livestock could significantly reduce the levels of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere.