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.

Great Farming Movies: The Field

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

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.

Poll Results: 95% call for mart and vet to be brought to action over fatally injured bullock case

We asked you about animal welfare and you told us your views in light of the recent welfare issue in a well known West of Ireland mart.

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.

IFA's Joe Healy has his say on mart welfare story

The President of the IFA Joe Healy gave us his thoughts on the recent story of the injured bullock in Mayo Sligo Livestock Mart.

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.

For Shame: Fatally injured Bullock left for over 10 hours in mart

A fatally injured bullock was left for hours bleeding and broken in a well known West of Ireland mart following an accident that morning.