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Changes to bull fertility insurance – breed societies face difficulty

Changes to bull fertility insurance – breed societies face difficulty

The story of Brexit is something that will remain in the minds of many for years to come. With the...

February 24, 2021

Firefighters called in to rescue 1,000kg bull stuck in ditch

Firefighters called in to rescue 1,000kg bull stuck in ditch

Firefighters were called to help rescue a 1,000kg bull which was stuck in a ditch in Hatfield Broad Oak, in...

August 5, 2020

Always think safety first this breeding season

Always think safety first this breeding season

At this stage of the season, on many dairy and suckler enterprises, the number of stock bulls out and about...

July 5, 2020

Better to have your wits about you this breeding season

Better to have your wits about you this breeding season

As the breeding season draws to a close, the number of bulls out and about on farms has suddenly increased....

June 23, 2019

Man dies following bull attack in midlands

Man dies following bull attack in midlands

A man in his 50s has passed away following injuries he sustained after being struck by a bull in Co....

July 20, 2018

Don’t let an under-performing bull put a dampener on breeding

Don’t let an under-performing bull put a dampener on breeding

Breeding has commenced on numerous dairy farms throughout the country. Initially, many farmers are opting to breed with AI before...

May 14, 2018

€35,000 suckler breeding initiative launched in the west

€35,000 suckler breeding initiative launched in the west

A €35,000 suckler breeding initiative has recently been launched by Clare Co-operative Marts. The “major breeding programme” is aimed at maintaining...

January 25, 2018

Farmer recovering after being attacked by bull at the weekend

Farmer recovering after being attacked by bull at the weekend

A farmer in Co. Down is recovering from head injuries sustained when he was attacked by a bull on Saturday,...

January 8, 2018

Farmer attacked by bull on farm in the south-east

Farmer attacked by bull on farm in the south-east

A farmer in his 40s was left with facial injuries and significant amounts of bruising, after he was attacked by...

October 31, 2017

Farmer airlifted to hospital after an accident involving a bull

Farmer airlifted to hospital after an accident involving a bull

A farmer in the west of Ireland had to be airlifted to hospital after he was injured in an incident...

September 5, 2017

Bull attack leaves three people injured in Co. Clare mart

Bull attack leaves three people injured in Co. Clare mart

Three people have been injured following a bull attack in a Co. Clare mart, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA)...

May 26, 2017

Danger of bulls highlighted, as inquest hears how one farmer died following attack

Danger of bulls highlighted, as inquest hears how one farmer died following attack

Farmers have been warned to be extra vigilant when working with bulls and cattle after an inquest heard how a...

April 17, 2017

Northern Irish farmer to be laid to rest following farm accident

Northern Irish farmer to be laid to rest following farm accident

A farmer in Northern Ireland is set to be laid to rest following a farm accident involving a bull, which...

March 31, 2017

The 5 Ts to check on your bull before the breeding season

The 5 Ts to check on your bull before the breeding season

There are five key areas to check on your bull prior to the breeding season, according to Darryl Boyd from...

February 6, 2017

35% of beef pedigree calves born in Ireland bred from foreign sires

35% of beef pedigree calves born in Ireland bred from foreign sires

In total, 35% of beef pedigree calves born in Ireland in 2015 were bred from foreign sires, statistics from the...

January 3, 2017

New Zealand bull could blow world’s smallest bull competiton wide open

New Zealand bull could blow world’s smallest bull competiton wide open

A bull in New Zealand maybe the shortest bull in the world, standing at just 28 inches tall from hoof...

December 14, 2016

Court finds cattle breeder guilty of selling bull with banned substance

Court finds cattle breeder guilty of selling bull with banned substance

A cattle breeder has been convicted, fined €500 and ordered to pay costs of €5,000 after he was found guilty...

September 14, 2016

Bull shot following road traffic accident in the North

Bull shot following road traffic accident in the North

A bull was shot on the M1 motorway last night, after it became loose and members of the Police Service...

June 25, 2016