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#CALFMATTERS - Vaccinate for healthy calves

New Video: Meet Tina Godfrey who rears 150 calves on her farm in the UK! Find out why vaccination is so important to Tina on her farm.

Ag Firm Fined after injured boy has leg amputated.

An agricultural firm has been fined for Health and safety failings which resulted in a young boy losing part of his leg.

Animal Welfare: The Do's and Don'ts

With the recent extended talk on animal welfare issues in the country, we give you a list of do's and don'ts when it comes to keeping your animals.

Texel ram sold for €17,000 at show and sale

A Texel ram was subject to numerous bids, resulting in the ram being sold for a cool €17,000.

Weekly Weather: Rain, but warm and humid with the sunshine set to return.

This week's weather forecast sees periods of rain, with the warm weather set to return midweek.

Opinion: Consumers will not allow complacency over animal welfare

Stuart Meikle shares his in depth views on the recent animal welfare in the mart exclusive story.

ICSA respond to animal welfare story

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers association issue a response to the recent animal welfare mart story.

Young Farmers Series: Meet Cavan’s multi-talented Craig Lovett!

Catherina travelled to Aurivo Balla Mart, Co. Mayo, to meet Craig Lovett, a new man on the livestock mart scene!

Weird Cow Breeds: The Ankole- Watusi

On this week's weird cow breed segment we profile the illusive Ankole-Watusi, the cow with the huge horns.

Great Farming Movies: The Field

In our new mini-series we focus on perhaps one of the greatest movies of all time, The Field.

Farmers Book Club: H is for Hawk by Helen McDonald

On this week's Sunday Book Club we profile an instant classic, based on the life of a hawk trainer. 

INHFA seeking €5m for Hill sheep farmers

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association are calling for €5m to be given to the hill sheep sector.

Sunday Feature: We can save the Curlew and here is how!

In this week’s Sunday Feature, we look at one of Ireland’s most iconic birds; the Curlew.