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.

Bullocks up to €1,795 in Balla

Good sale in Balla last Saturday, with a lot of heavy cattle on offer.

ICSA respond to animal welfare story

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

Dry cows make up to €1345 in Roscommon

Smaller number of lots on offer in Roscommon last week as only two heifers went unsold.

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.

Are dairy calves shot in the UK? A TV report says so.

A recent episode of Countryfile has landed themselves in hot water, with a recent exposé claiming dairy bull calves are shot at birth.

Editorial: Animal Welfare is at the heart of farming to ignore it is to hurt everyone

Thats Farming Editor John Connell shares his thoughts on the animal welfare breach in Ballina mart this week.

Opinion: Beef future lays with small-scale producers

Stuart discusses the future of the beef industry, and how it may lie in the hands of small scale producers.

WATCH: Ballina Mart video report: Hoggets make up to €220 in Ballina

A very large sale in Ballina yesterday August 15th, with over 2700 sheep on offer our Kevin brings you the full report here.

Bullocks make up to €1,520 in Headford Mart

A great big sale in Headford, with over 300 cattle and 1650 sheep on offer.

Heifers make up to €1700 in Kilkenny.

Similar trade to last week in Kilkenny, as heifers made up to €2.65 per kg

Weird cow breeds from around the world: The mighty Gaur

We profile one of the rarest bovine species in the world, the Gaur. 

You'll never guess what a kind hearted farmer has done to save his cattle

A very compassionate farmer has chosen to save his herd from slaughter by sending them to an animal sanctuary in the UK.

Interview: Joe Healy President of the IFA, and now member of the FBD board of directors.

With Joe Healy's recent appointment to the FBD board of directors, we spoke to Joe and Profiled him and his work in the industry. 

Video: Mart Report From Castlerea - Bullocks make up to €1715

There was a huge sale in Castlerea today, with a very high number of cattle on offer and the That's Farming team were there to bring you our weekly video report.