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Bóthar, the international agency that specialises in the use of livestock, has launched what is now becoming its annual appeal for spring calves. The organisation is seeking the donation of 20 heifer calves, as part of its Spring Calf Appeal to provide animals for its Shelton Abbey rehabilitation project. The Spring Calf Appeal follows an ongoing successful partnership with Shelton Abbey prison facility in Co Wicklow, which has agreed to care for the animals at the prison’s on-site farm as part of their rehabilitation programme for inmates.
Now that it has become a tradition for some young people to go away together to celebrate their Leaving Cert results, The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has devised the following staying safe tips for young people.
Dep Michael Kitt has welcomed this week’s announcement that the Moroccan market has been reopened to Irish beef and cattle, saying the move is “good news” for cattle farmers after a 15-year hiatus in trade with the north African country.
Westmeath dairy farmer, Noel Martin, has won one of the premier awards in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Noel and his wife Mary, who farm at Fardrum, Athlone, took the award for the highest standards in animal health across the 950 dairy farms supplying Connacht Gold in 2009.
Mountbellew Mart is set to resume its cattle sale on Friday March 12 at 11am and each and every Friday thereafter. Last year the sale was held on Saturday, the same day as their sheep sale.
On Saturday February 6 Balla Mart held its weekly sale where 800 lots were sold in three rings.
With a total of 600 cattle on offer there was a smaller cattle sale at Kilkenny Mart last Thursday.
Instead of travelling the length and breadth of the country to view livestock before making a purchasing decision, farmers in Mayo can now view these livestock online first before deciding to travel, thanks to an innovative new website www.pedigreecattle.ie.
Fasting with no meat-eating for a day each week could make a comeback, because it has been suggested that cutting down on meat consumption would have a positive effect on reducing greenhouse emmissions.
With only 100 cattle on offer, last Thursday produced the smallest-ever cattle sale at the new Cilin Hill Mart in Kilkenny.