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Poultry sales and shows permitted again
Barry Murphy
A six-month ban on live poultry sales and shows has been lifted as summer shows commence.
14 February 2022 News
IFA to 'escalate protests' unless action is taken on price
Niamh Gunn and Tommy Moyles report from the IFA protests in Cork and Monaghan.
22 December 2021 Crops
Three weeks of agricultural visits in Australia
Almost 7,000km of road travel took the ITLUS tour to many different and interesting locations when they visited Australia last year.
Poultry farmers to protest at retailers in Cavan
A decrease in egg price by 8.4% and an increase in feed costs by 36% in the last year has put many poultry farmers in jeopardy, says the IFA.
21 December 2021 News
Tough year for Irish poultry meat but international demand remains strong
Poultry meat consumption has surged over the past decade, driven by its healthy image, convenience and no religious barriers.
15 December 2021 Poultry
Poultry industry facing largest ever outbreak of bird flu
There are fears for the ability of some poultry businesses to recover from the blow.
15 December 2021 News
My Farming Week: Fergal Byrne, Calverstown, Dunlavin, Co Wicklow
Organic mixed farmer Fergal Byrne runs a suckler herd and 220 ewes along with rearing 300 turkeys for the Christmas market.
15 December 2021 News
80% of egg producers wouldn’t recommend joining the sector – IFA
Rising input costs and stagnant chicken and egg prices are causing many poultry farmers to consider their future in the sector.
8 December 2021 News
Third bird flu case confirmed in Co Monaghan
The Department of Agriculture has confirmed a third outbreak of Avian Influenza H5N1 in commercial poultry, in the Castleblayney area of Co Monaghan.
1 December 2021 News
Up to 13,000 broiler chickens to be culled
It is understood the farm is located 1km from the first confirmed case on a turkey farm.
24 November 2021 News
30,000 birds to be culled in Monaghan due to avian flu
The case of avian influenza H5N1 is the first in a domestic flock in the Republic of Ireland.
20 November 2021 News
Biosecurity measures ramped up over bird flu fears
Poultry owners should remain vigilant for any signs of disease in their flocks, maintain strict biosecurity measures and report any disease suspicion to their Department Veterinary Office.
15 November 2021 News