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# cattle - Friday 17 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 17th 2014, 2:23 PM 9,376 Views 24 Comments

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

# cattle - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online
# Farming
# Farming

Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online

Aug 9th 2014, 10:30 AM 10,335 Views 15 Comments

Livestock-live.com has already sold as much as €500,000 worth of livestock since it was launched in the United Kingdom.

# cattle - Monday 4 August, 2014

This farmer has a very unique way of gathering up his cattle
# Cattle Call
From The Daily Edge
# Cattle Call

This farmer has a very unique way of gathering up his cattle

Aug 4th 2014, 9:02 AM 8,089 Views 1 Comment

They love a bit of jazz, it turns out.

Ireland culled up to 39,000 badgers in six years
# Eradication
# Eradication

Ireland culled up to 39,000 badgers in six years

Aug 4th 2014, 8:45 AM 10,421 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Agriculture is trialling a vaccination programme in a number of counties to see how effective it is but most badgers captured are shot.

# cattle - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Sheep and cattle farmers say they are struggling and want newly-elected MEPs to help
# In A Baaaad Way
# In A Baaaad Way

Sheep and cattle farmers say they are struggling and want newly-elected MEPs to help

May 27th 2014, 7:46 PM 7,687 Views 48 Comments

The ICSA says that money from Europe is being sent to already profitable dairy farms.

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...
# Steady On
# Steady On

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...

May 27th 2014, 7:00 AM 11,947 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association said meat factories are giving the impression that young bull beef is not wanted but we need to make sure live exports are viable.

# cattle - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

How many calves can you fit in the back of a small red Fiat?
# Holy Cow!
From The Daily Edge
# Holy Cow!

How many calves can you fit in the back of a small red Fiat?

Apr 16th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,423 Views 3 Comments

A Kerry driver found out for us, thank God.

# cattle - Saturday 1 March, 2014

EU Commissioner to investigate ‘cows in limbo’
# Limbo Land
# Limbo Land

EU Commissioner to investigate ‘cows in limbo’

Mar 1st 2014, 9:15 AM 6,220 Views 18 Comments

It’s claimed farmers whose cows are born in the Republic and slaughtered in Northern Ireland are being offered lower prices.

# cattle - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Some cows in Germany farted so much, their barn exploded From The Daily Edge

Some cows in Germany farted so much, their barn exploded

Jan 28th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,102 Views 6 Comments

A nasty case of wind.

# cattle - Saturday 19 October, 2013

On patrol with Britain's badger cull saboteurs
# Badger Culling
# Badger Culling

On patrol with Britain's badger cull saboteurs

Oct 19th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,953 Views 52 Comments

The cull in Gloucestershire is aimed at tackling the spread of TB in cattle but opponents say this will do little to combat the disease.

# cattle - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: Raising animals for food contributes to climate change
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Raising animals for food contributes to climate change

Oct 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 276 Views 176 Comments

On World Vegetarian Day, Frank Armstrong asks why we refuse to see the relationship between farm animals and climate change.

# cattle - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Column: Irish prisoners raising cattle for an African community feel a sense of atonement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish prisoners raising cattle for an African community feel a sense of atonement

Sep 14th 2013, 7:00 PM 98 Views 16 Comments

‘Helping people to help themselves’ is our mantra at Bóthar, which is why we involve prisons, schools and community organisations in helping the world’s most vulnerable, writes Peter Ireton.

# cattle - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Calves are being "stolen to order" in border counties
# CATTLE THEFTS
# CATTLE THEFTS

Calves are being "stolen to order" in border counties

Aug 27th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,771 Views 36 Comments

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

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins
# England
# England

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins

Aug 27th 2013, 8:03 AM 9,217 Views 99 Comments

Farmers say the cull will help curb tuberculosis in cattle, but animal rights groups say that the cull will not help eradicate TB in UK.

# cattle - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Mooove over: cattle catch some rays on an Antrim beach
# Cow Dipping
# Cow Dipping

Mooove over: cattle catch some rays on an Antrim beach

Jul 27th 2013, 6:27 PM 8,612 Views 11 Comments

It’s a cow’s life.

# cattle - Monday 20 May, 2013

Over 30,000 tonnes of fodder delivered to struggling farmers
# Food Shortage
# Food Shortage

Over 30,000 tonnes of fodder delivered to struggling farmers

May 20th 2013, 4:58 PM 6,070 Views 93 Comments

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

# cattle - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc
# Farming
# Farming

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc

May 8th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,271 Views 15 Comments

The survey results, for the 12-month period from June 2011 to June 2012, showed an overall increase of 6pc in cereals.

# cattle - Saturday 20 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 20th 2013, 1:28 PM 6,158 Views 37 Comments

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.”

# cattle - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut
# Beef
# Beef

Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut

Mar 10th 2013, 5:44 PM 7,605 Views 28 Comments

An Taisce has called for a vote by the European Parliament Agricultural Committee scrapping penalties to be reversed.

# cattle - Saturday 9 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,206 Views 4 Comments

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

# cattle - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Feb 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 5,967 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# cattle - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Almost 3,000 live cattle to be exported to Libya tomorrow
# Live Export
# Live Export

Almost 3,000 live cattle to be exported to Libya tomorrow

Feb 19th 2013, 2:09 PM 10,685 Views 177 Comments

Animal rights groups have criticised the export but the department said it enforces a strict system of transport rules.

# cattle - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Column: Make no mistake - it is time to make beef-eating taboo
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Make no mistake - it is time to make beef-eating taboo

Jul 29th 2012, 6:30 PM 1,796 Views 180 Comments

Being a regular steak consumer should be considered more environmentally egregious than being an SUV driver, writes Frank Armstrong.

# cattle - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Libya to lift ban on Irish beef 'shortly'
# Exports
# Exports

Libya to lift ban on Irish beef 'shortly'

Apr 25th 2012, 2:24 PM 2,984 Views 9 Comments

The Government is expecting official confirmation of the end of the 16-year-long ban imminently.

# cattle - Monday 27 February, 2012

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

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

Feb 27th 2012, 10:43 AM 1,860 Views 11 Comments

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

# cattle - Friday 16 December, 2011

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'
# Not For Christmas
# Not For Christmas

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'

Dec 16th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,928 Views 9 Comments

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

# cattle - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Cowpatgate: Cork farmers told to clean up after their cattle
# Cowpat Gate
# Cowpat Gate

Cowpatgate: Cork farmers told to clean up after their cattle

Sep 21st 2011, 12:31 PM 2,605 Views 23 Comments

Cork County Council has sent letters to some farmers, ordering them to pick up after their cows.