Poultry

Second case of bird flu detected in Monaghan

Second case of bird flu detected in Monaghan

A second case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1 (bird flu) has been confirmed in a poultry flock in...

November 24, 2021

Farming sectors performing well in Northern Ireland

Farming sectors performing well in Northern Ireland

Danske Bank’s head of agri-business, Rodney Brown, is confirming that most of Northern Ireland’s farming sectors are performing well at...

October 18, 2021

Potential for poultry sector to move away from land spreading – Markey

Potential for poultry sector to move away from land spreading – Markey

MEP for the Midlands North-West constituency, Colm Markey has said sustainable solutions could help address the concerns raised about the...

September 22, 2021

Inland Fisheries Ireland objects to Monaghan poultry facility expansion

Inland Fisheries Ireland objects to Monaghan poultry facility expansion

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has lodged an appeal against the grant of planning permission by Monaghan County Council, for the...

September 6, 2021

Monaghan egg processor acquires major Cavan egg firm

Monaghan egg processor acquires major Cavan egg firm

An egg-processing company based in Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan, has announced the acquisition of “one of Ireland’s longest established free-range egg...

August 4, 2021

EU decision on Processed Animal Protein makes absolutely no sense

EU decision on Processed Animal Protein makes absolutely no sense

The recent decision by the European Union (EU) to allow the inclusion of certain animal protein sources in livestock diets...

July 29, 2021

Farmers to Market outlines sustainability goals under Origin Green

Farmers to Market outlines sustainability goals under Origin Green

Cavan free-range chicken producer Farmers to Market have received double verification as a member of Bord Bia’s Origin Green programme....

July 20, 2021

Compass Ireland commits to ‘net zero’ by 2030 including plant-based proteins

Compass Ireland commits to ‘net zero’ by 2030 including plant-based proteins

Compass Group Ireland has announced its commitment to reach ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its own operations and...

May 24, 2021

Irish firm to work on EU feather recycling project

Irish firm to work on EU feather recycling project

An Irish food and agri-business consultancy firm has been chosen to take part in a circular economy initiative to convert...

May 9, 2021

Teagasc to host webinar series on poultry

Teagasc to host webinar series on poultry

Teagasc will host a number of online webinars on the poultry sector over the coming weeks as part of its...

November 18, 2020

Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter avian flu

Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter avian flu

Chief Veterinary Officers (CVOs) across the UK are encouraging poultry keepers to take action to reduce the risk of disease...

October 15, 2020

What is the department’s outlook for sheep, pigs and poultry?

What is the department’s outlook for sheep, pigs and poultry?

The Annual Review and Outlook 2020 for the agriculture sector was released today (Thursday, October 8) by the Department of...

October 8, 2020

Using flies in food production: The answer for global demands?

Using flies in food production: The answer for global demands?

While there may be a cause out there for humans turning to insects for food, it hasn’t quite compelled Ireland...

July 19, 2020

New group set up to help free-range farmers ‘navigate the challenges’

New group set up to help free-range farmers ‘navigate the challenges’

The last number of months have been a time of “high-stress” for some poultry farmers, due to a number of...

July 14, 2020

Carthy urges Creed to provide bird flu compensation package

Carthy urges Creed to provide bird flu compensation package

Pressure is mounting on the Government to introduce a compensation package for poultry farmers affected by avian influenza (bird flu)...

May 5, 2020

Bird flu: ‘This has the potential to leave no Irish eggs in the country’

Bird flu: ‘This has the potential to leave no Irish eggs in the country’

In early March, it was reported that a case of bird flu had been discovered in a commercial poultry flock...

April 16, 2020

Meat Marketing Seminar: Understanding the Chinese market

Meat Marketing Seminar: Understanding the Chinese market

During Bord Bia’s Meat Marketing Seminar – which took place in Co. Kildare yesterday, January 10 – the Chinese market...

January 11, 2020

Video: Cavan chicken secures contract with ‘Ireland’s largest hotel operator’

Video: Cavan chicken secures contract with ‘Ireland’s largest hotel operator’

A Co. Cavan based farm that claims to have “pioneered free-range chicken production within Ireland” has announced a new listing...

October 16, 2019