sheep attacks

Increasing carnivore population threatens EU livestock – Copa-Cogeca

Increasing carnivore population threatens EU livestock – Copa-Cogeca

Certain populations of large carnivore species are causing increased conflict which is exacerbated by challenging legal frameworks, according to a...

March 21, 2022

Minister urged to expedite legislation to prevent dog attacks on livestock

Minister urged to expedite legislation to prevent dog attacks on livestock

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that there are a number of key messages from the recent case at...

February 8, 2022

Video: Man builds crow trap to combat bird attacks on lambs

Video: Man builds crow trap to combat bird attacks on lambs

A man in Co. Roscommon has built a simple mechanism, made with timber and chicken wire, that is proving to...

May 3, 2019

3,000-4,000 sheep affected by dog attacks in Ireland each year

3,000-4,000 sheep affected by dog attacks in Ireland each year

Statistics gathered by a farm-lobby group indicate that there are in the order of 300-400 sheep attacks in Ireland each...

March 4, 2019

ISPCA issues national warning to all dog owners

ISPCA issues national warning to all dog owners

Dog owners have been reminded to keep their pets under effective control around sheep and other livestock at all times....

February 6, 2019

‘Lambing going well but dog attacks are still a torment’

‘Lambing going well but dog attacks are still a torment’

There is an awful lot of trouble with dogs and that is proving to be one of the biggest problems...

February 6, 2019

‘It’s hard to believe that seagulls killed a sheep’

‘It’s hard to believe that seagulls killed a sheep’

The deaths of two ewes by seagulls in Co. Kerry has been dismissed by Dr. Stephen Newton, Senior Seabird Conservation Officer, Birdwatch Ireland....

July 23, 2015

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in ‘sick’ attack

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in ‘sick’ attack

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) in Armagh says that they are investigating after two lambs on a farm...

May 11, 2015

Dairy expansion and sheep attacks – Ear to the Ground reports

Dairy expansion and sheep attacks – Ear to the Ground reports

This weeks episode of Ear to the Ground is the last in the current series and, on Tuesday, Ella McSweeney...

March 8, 2015