Pig/Poultry

Research project aims to improve poultry welfare without antibiotic reliance

Research project aims to improve poultry welfare without antibiotic reliance

A biotechnology firm has been awarded a research grant worth more than £500,000 – as part of an industrial consortium...

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NI pig industry issues is making the sector ‘unsustainable’ – Sugden

NI pig industry issues is making the sector ‘unsustainable’ – Sugden

East Derry MLA Claire Sugden has expressed her “profound concern” that current labour shortages and other economic forces are making...

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Lidl to hold meeting with farmers to discuss poultry pricing concerns

Lidl to hold meeting with farmers to discuss poultry pricing concerns

A meeting is to be held next week between the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and representatives from Lidl to discuss...

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Minister meets with banks to urge support for pig farmers

Minister meets with banks to urge support for pig farmers

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has met with the main banks to discuss the current...

January 25, 2022

Poultry protest: ‘The supplier receives the contracted price’ – Lidl responds

Poultry protest: ‘The supplier receives the contracted price’ – Lidl responds

In response to protests at two of its premises – spurred on by a cut-price chicken promotion – Lidl has...

January 25, 2022

‘We cannot survive on fresh air’ – poultry farmers to stage 24-hour protest

‘We cannot survive on fresh air’ – poultry farmers to stage 24-hour protest

“We are looking for a 15c increase per chicken and a 2c increase for eggs – that is hardly an...

January 25, 2022

Ireland’s first national farm inclusivity survey launched

Ireland’s first national farm inclusivity survey launched

Ireland’s first national farm inclusivity survey has been launched to provide an indication of the challenges faced by the farming...

January 22, 2022

Poultry supply to remain constrained due to bird flu – Bord Bia

Poultry supply to remain constrained due to bird flu – Bord Bia

Poultry supplies across Ireland and the EU will “remain constrained” this year due to bird flu, according to Bord Bia....

January 22, 2022

All remaining Avian Influenza Surveillance Zones to be lifted across ROI and NI

All remaining Avian Influenza Surveillance Zones to be lifted across ROI and NI

Avian Influenza Surveillance Zones are set to be lifted across both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland by January...

January 20, 2022

Too many farming organisations ‘weakens your stance’ – O’Keeffe

Too many farming organisations ‘weakens your stance’ – O’Keeffe

The new Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) North Cork chair has told Agriland that having more farming organisations weakens the lobbying...

January 19, 2022

Roundtable meeting on pig sector ‘crisis’ to take place next week

Roundtable meeting on pig sector ‘crisis’ to take place next week

An Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) delegation led by president Tim Cullinan and the chair of the Pigs Committee, Roy Gallie,...

January 19, 2022

ASF continuing to impact global pigmeat trade – Bord Bia

ASF continuing to impact global pigmeat trade – Bord Bia

African Swine Fever (ASF) is set to continue to impact the global pigmeat trade again this year, according to Bord...

January 18, 2022

‘The pig sector has never faced such a crisis as now’

‘The pig sector has never faced such a crisis as now’

The pig sector “has never faced such a crisis as we are in now”, members of the Irish Farmers’ Association...

January 18, 2022

IFA to hold webinar on cost of farm inputs

IFA to hold webinar on cost of farm inputs

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) will host a webinar this week to look at the “key issue” for farmers in...

January 18, 2022

Livestock product promotion is ‘perfectly valid’ – EU official

Livestock product promotion is ‘perfectly valid’ – EU official

A senior official from the European Commission has said that he expects livestock products will continue to be eligible for...

January 17, 2022

Minister to tell EU that anti-dumping duties on fertilisers need consideration

Minister to tell EU that anti-dumping duties on fertilisers need consideration

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, is expected to raise Irish concerns about the ongoing impact...

January 17, 2022

IFA to hold rally in Dublin over ‘dire circumstances’ in pig sector

IFA to hold rally in Dublin over ‘dire circumstances’ in pig sector

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) will hold a rally in Dublin today (Monday, January 17) to highlight the “dire circumstances”...

January 17, 2022

DAFM: Resumption of Irish beef exports to China is ‘top priority’

DAFM: Resumption of Irish beef exports to China is ‘top priority’

Restoring access for Irish beef exports to the key Chinese market remains a “top priority” for the Department of Agriculture,...

January 14, 2022