Cows

‘The cow charged me, knocked me unconscious and trampled me’

‘The cow charged me, knocked me unconscious and trampled me’

A Co. Meath farmer had a lucky escape when one of the cows on her farm charged her and trampled her...

May 21, 2015

Going to Balmoral? Here’s how to get there and what to see at the show

Going to Balmoral? Here’s how to get there and what to see at the show

The 147th Balmoral Show takes place this week from May 13 to May 15, at Balmoral Park, Belfast. Lely is to...

May 12, 2015

Video: Toyota is developing a car that will run on cow dung!

Video: Toyota is developing a car that will run on cow dung!

Toyota is developing cars that can be powered off cow manure converted into hydrogen. Toyota is developing fuel cell vehicles (FCV) powered...

April 25, 2015

‘Dairy expansion not possible with current cow numbers’

‘Dairy expansion not possible with current cow numbers’

Two successive years of falling AI usage within the national dairy herd has created a dearth in the number of...

March 12, 2015

Cows calving causes inter-county career break

Cows calving causes inter-county career break

Laois footballer Padraig McMahon has left the inter-county panel for an unknown amount of time due to the pressures of running...

March 9, 2015

How far can dairy cows walk?

How far can dairy cows walk?

Lameness is a disease that dairy farmers don’t hear much about, according to Teagasc Dairy Programme Manager Tom O’Dwyer, and...

January 26, 2015

Cows have individual ‘calls’ for their calves, research finds

Cows have individual ‘calls’ for their calves, research finds

A team from The University of Nottingham and Queen Mary University of London, spent 10 months studying to the ways...

January 4, 2015

New entrants to milk 126 cows on average

New entrants to milk 126 cows on average

New entrants to dairy farming are set to milk double the number of cows than that of existing farmers, according...

December 4, 2014

Do ‘recycled’ empty cows have a role?

Do ‘recycled’ empty cows have a role?

Increasing the number of dairy cows is expensive and can be a significant drain on cash in a fledgling dairy...

December 4, 2014