Cows

Study: Heat stress causing milk yield loss in cows

Study: Heat stress causing milk yield loss in cows

A study conducted in the UK has determined that heat stress in dairy cows may be causing significant milk yield...

May 20, 2022

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2022 Kingdom County Fair

2022 Kingdom County Fair

Agriland visited the 2022 Kingdom County Fair at its new showgrounds.

May 10, 2022

Negative attitudes dominate in cow-calf separation study

Negative attitudes dominate in cow-calf separation study

Researchers have found that public attitudes towards the early separation of cows from their calves were, generally, negative, even when...

April 20, 2022

Minimising negative energy balance in cows this spring

Minimising negative energy balance in cows this spring

Negative energy balance (NEB) is a problem that affects cows in early lactation, when feed intake is not meeting the...

February 25, 2022

‘Cows.ie’ to host on-farm sale of ‘unique’ dairy heifers

‘Cows.ie’ to host on-farm sale of ‘unique’ dairy heifers

The well-known farm based in Co. Westmeath belonging to David Clarke and more commonly known as ‘the Cows.ie farm’ is...

October 29, 2021

Grass tetany: Are your suckler cows at risk?

Grass tetany: Are your suckler cows at risk?

The majority of suckler herds are still out on land grazing and farmers must now turn their attention to the...

September 28, 2021

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‘Dairy Focus: ‘Mam is 100% the real boss without her we would be lost’

‘Dairy Focus: ‘Mam is 100% the real boss without her we would be lost’

In this week’s Dairy Focus, Agriland made the trip to meet the Carey family on their dairy farm near Crissawn,...

July 10, 2021

Cow-stomach bacteria could degrade synthetic plastics – study

Cow-stomach bacteria could degrade synthetic plastics – study

Bacteria found in the rumen of a cow could help to break down plastics, an Austrian study has found. Cows’...

July 5, 2021

Cows ‘could be the newest weapon against Covid-19’

Cows ‘could be the newest weapon against Covid-19’

Genetically modified cows are currently being used by an American biotech firm to produce human antibodies that subdue SARS-CoV-2, the...

June 11, 2020

‘Thought I was getting raided’: Broadcaster on bovine break-in

‘Thought I was getting raided’: Broadcaster on bovine break-in

A television broadcaster and radio show presenter received a nasty surprise recently when a number of cattle broke into his...

May 30, 2019

Pics and prices: Cow with twin bulls at foot fetches €2,800 at Ballyjamesduff Mart

Pics and prices: Cow with twin bulls at foot fetches €2,800 at Ballyjamesduff Mart

Ballyjamesduff Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Tuesday last (May 15). A mixture of farmers, feedlot buyers and exporters...

May 19, 2018

Pics and prices: Weanling bulls sell to a top call of €3.35/kg at Carnaross Mart

Pics and prices: Weanling bulls sell to a top call of €3.35/kg at Carnaross Mart

Carnaross Mart’s weekly weanling bull, heifer and suckler cow sale took place on Tuesday evening last (May 15). Farmers were active...

May 18, 2018

Pics and prices: Over 200 cows on offer at Kilkenny Mart

Pics and prices: Over 200 cows on offer at Kilkenny Mart

A large cattle sale – consisting of 1,400 animals – was witnessed in Kilkenny Mart, Cillin Hill, on Thursday last...

May 12, 2018

Pics and prices: Exporters and grass buyers out in force at Castlerea Mart

Pics and prices: Exporters and grass buyers out in force at Castlerea Mart

A large number of cattle were presented for sale at Castlerea Mart, Co. Roscommon, on Thursday last. Both exporters and...

May 5, 2018

Pics and prices: Bullocks sell to a top price of €1,780 at Carnaross Mart

Pics and prices: Bullocks sell to a top price of €1,780 at Carnaross Mart

The trade was brisk from start to finish for all types of stock at Carnaross Mart on Monday last (April...

April 24, 2018

Pics and prices: ‘Grass buyers’ drive the trade at Delvin Mart

Pics and prices: ‘Grass buyers’ drive the trade at Delvin Mart

Delvin Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Thursday last (April 19). A mixture of farmers, feedlot buyers and exporters...

April 21, 2018

Pics and prices: Lighter continental stock in demand at Kilkenny Mart

Pics and prices: Lighter continental stock in demand at Kilkenny Mart

A large cattle sale, consisting of 1,050 animals, was witnessed in Kilkenny Mart, Cillin Hill, on Thursday last (April 5)....

April 7, 2018

Farming is ‘write’ up Longford man’s street

Farming is ‘write’ up Longford man’s street

A Longford man has documented a slice of family farming life in a new book. Journalist, writer, film maker and...

March 10, 2018