Cows

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

Pics and prices: Bullocks trade to a top price of €1,535 at Tullamore Mart

Pics and prices: Bullocks trade to a top price of €1,535 at Tullamore Mart

Tullamore Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Thursday last (March 8). A mixture of farmers and feedlot buyers competed...

March 10, 2018

Pics and prices: Store heifers and bullocks in demand at Tullow Mart

Pics and prices: Store heifers and bullocks in demand at Tullow Mart

Tullow mart’s weekly cattle sale was held on Friday last (February 23). The monthly weanling sale was also held in...

February 26, 2018

Farmer in legal limbo over Effin cow dung

Farmer in legal limbo over Effin cow dung

A Co. Limerick farmer has been brought to court for permitting cow dung to be left on the Effin Road,...

January 22, 2018

UK animal sanctuary confirms it’s awaiting Irish dairy herd

UK animal sanctuary confirms it’s awaiting Irish dairy herd

The founder of a UK animal rescue sanctuary has confirmed to AgriLand that an Irish farmer is preparing to send their dairy...

August 13, 2017

Irish farmer to send 70 cows to UK sanctuary to save them from slaughter

Irish farmer to send 70 cows to UK sanctuary to save them from slaughter

An Irish farmer has decided to send 70 of his cows to an animal sanctuary in the UK, in order...

August 11, 2017

Pics: Planning to milk 360 cows on a 60% leased farm

Pics: Planning to milk 360 cows on a 60% leased farm

Cathal Moran took the reins of his family’s 57ha farm in Curraghlane, Skeaghvasteen, Co. Kilkenny in 1997. Prior to this,...

August 7, 2017

Dole labour option is an insult to Irish dairy farmers

Dole labour option is an insult to Irish dairy farmers

Which genius within the civil service came up with the idea of taking people off the dole in order to...

August 5, 2017

Loose cows safely removed from Tipp road

Loose cows safely removed from Tipp road

Some loose cows have been safely removed from a public road in Co. Tipperary this morning, according to AA Roadwatch....

May 19, 2017

Expanded dairy herd drives cow slaughterings

Expanded dairy herd drives cow slaughterings

The Irish dairy herd has undergone major expansion since the abolition of quotas in 2015, with cow numbers increasing by...

May 2, 2017

Bothar to transport 1,000th heifer to Rwanda this week

Bothar to transport 1,000th heifer to Rwanda this week

This week Irish international aid agency Bothar will transport its 1,000th in-calf heifer to Rwanda. The record heifer is expected...

January 24, 2017

‘Twice as many cow attacks on farms compared to those by bulls’

‘Twice as many cow attacks on farms compared to those by bulls’

Cow attacks greatly outnumber bull attacks in terms of fatalities, according to Teagasc’s National Health and Safety Specialist, John McNamara. Cow...

January 20, 2017

Empty rates in cows fall threefold as farmers improve heat detection skills

Empty rates in cows fall threefold as farmers improve heat detection skills

The percentage of empty cows in a herd at the end of the year has fallen to between 6-7% in the...

January 11, 2017

Video: Cattle left stranded following earthquake in New Zealand

Video: Cattle left stranded following earthquake in New Zealand

Three cattle were left stranded on a land island, following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake on the south island of New Zealand....

November 14, 2016

EU dairy cow numbers to decline but milk production to remain ahead of 2015

EU dairy cow numbers to decline but milk production to remain ahead of 2015

Following four consecutive years of increase, the number of dairy cows in December is expected to decline in the EU-15 by 0.5% in...

October 12, 2016

Agriland Vet: Treating Grass Tetany as rain drives grass growth

Agriland Vet: Treating Grass Tetany as rain drives grass growth

The rain and humid conditions that have gripped the country in the last couple of days have been good for...

June 14, 2016

Moo-ve it: Three cows cause traffic chaos on the M1

Moo-ve it: Three cows cause traffic chaos on the M1

Three cows caused traffic chaos on the M1 in Co. Antrim this morning after they managed to make their way...

May 19, 2016

New Zealand dairy cow numbers drop for the first time in 9 years

New Zealand dairy cow numbers drop for the first time in 9 years

Dairy cow numbers in New Zealand have declined for the first time in nine years following consecutive increases, the latest...

May 14, 2016