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Poultry Industry News: Ireland

15 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Avian Influenza confirmed in a wild bird in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs today confirmed that a wild greylag goose, found in Lurgan Park, Co Armagh, has tested positive for H5N6 Avian Influenza...
18 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Dan Lenihan: Major player in Irish poultry industry
Dan Lenihan, who introduced the Cobb breed of chickens to Ireland and contributed to its success across the UK and Europe, has died at age 79....
03 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Why Brexit is shaping up to be a bad deal for Irish poultry producers
What are the likely effects of Brexit, hard or soft, on the Anglo-Irish poultry trade? To find out, we spoke to the chair of Ireland’s National Poultry Committee, Andy Boylan, who runs a chicken and beef enterprise in County Monaghan and has been in...
08 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Looks for Changes to EU Veterinary Medicinal Proposals
IRELAND - In meetings this week with Irish MEPs, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart again outlined the concerns farmers have with EU proposals for the regulation of veterinary medicinal products....
26 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Multi-faceted Fact-based Approach Needed to Address AMR, Says IFA
IRELAND - Commenting at the launch of Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance yesterday, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said antimicrobial resistance will only be addressed though a fact-based multi-faceted approach to antibiotic...
18 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Chicken from Kajang Slaughterhouse Using Unauthorised Halal Certification Seized
MALAYSIA - The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) seized 1,098 packets of chicken from a slaughterhouse and processing plant in Kajang, which bore unauthorised halal certification on its packages....
05 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Protests Over Livestock, Poultry Meat Sellout
IRELAND - The IFA protested yesterday morning outside the EU Commission offices in Mount Street in Dublin. ...
16 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Says UK Customs Proposals Very Negative for Irish Agriculture
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has said the UK’s insistence on leaving the customs union and pursuing an independent trade policy will amount to a hard Brexit and is potentially very negative for Irish agriculture and the value of Ireland's agri-food...
31 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland 'Tighter Rules Needed on Labelling Chickens,' Warns Producer
IRELAND - Country of origin labelling must be tightened up as many consumers are unaware where their chicken fillets come from, a producer has warned....
24 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Urges Total Contribution Pension System to be Introduced in 2018 Budget
IRELAND - IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chairperson Maura Canning has called for the current averaging system to be moved to a total contributions system for the purposes of calculating a person’s Contributory State Pension payment rate in the...
18 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Recognition of Experience, Competency of Farmers Fundamental to Animal Health Strategy
IRELAND - IFA National Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart has welcomed the launch of the National Farmed Animal Health Strategy (NFAHS) 2017-2022 and the Animal Health Surveillance Strategy for Ireland 2016-2021 by the Minister for Agriculture Michael...
18 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Partnership on Ireland’s Contribution to Global Agriculture Development
IRELAND - Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Mr Joe McHugh TD, and TEAGASC Director Professor Gerry Boyle, signed an agreement to renew the partnership between Irish Aid and TEAGASC, to enhance Ireland’s contribution to...
28 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Meets Department on Regional Vet Labs
IRELAND - Meeting with senior Department of Agriculture officials this week, IFA President Joe Healy said the current Regional Veterinary Laboratory structure is recognised internationally as the optimum disease surveillance structure and must be built...
26 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Welcomes Lifting of Poultry Restrictions
IRELAND - IFA National Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has welcomed yesterday's announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the requirement to house poultry to protect against avian influenza has been lifted....
24 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Brexit Event: Start of Important Week for IFA Campaign in Goffs
IRELAND - More than 600 farmers are packed into Goffs in Kildare today at the beginning of an important week for IFA’s Brexit campaign. ...
21 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Threats Posed by Brexit on Irish Ag Discussed at IFA Meeting
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has met with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, to discuss the threats posed by Brexit to Irish agriculture....
31 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Govt Must Put Farming, Food at Centre of Brexit Battleground, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has said farming and food will have to be centre stage in the Irish Government’s position as the formal negotiations on Brexit begin....
28 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Poultry, Bird Keepers Reminded to Register, Update Registration Details
IRELAND - Due to the continued findings of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in wild birds in Ireland and the ongoing situation with the disease in poultry and wild birds in Europe, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is reminding...
27 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Dismisses Suggestion of Diluting Growth Target Due to Brexit
IRELAND - Speaking at the ASA debate on Brexit in Kilkenny last week, IFA President Joe Healy dismissed any suggestion of diluting growth targets for the farming and food industry because of Brexit. ...
13 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Retailers Warned Against Cutting Prices for 'Free Range' Products
IRELAND - Farmers have called on the retail sector to support the free range sector as the Department of Agriculture confirmed it is to extend its mandatory housing notice for poultry until 30 April....
10 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA: Stakeholders Urged to Support Free Range Producers
IRELAND - Following the announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the housing notice on poultry is to be extended until 30 April, IFA Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has called on all stakeholders in the poultry sector to work together to protect...
02 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA: Ireland Labs Recognised Internationally as Optimum System; Maintenance is a Must
IRELAND - Addressing a rally in Athlone to maintain the Regional Veterinary Laboratory services, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart reiterated that the current structure is acknowledged by authorities worldwide as the optimal surveillance system...
18 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Avian Flu Found in Second Wild Bird in Ireland
IRELAND - ‌Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has announced that it has confirmed a second case of avian influenza H5N8 in a wigeon in County Galway. ...
13 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Prices Beat Brexit to Top of Problem List for Irish Farmers
IRELAND - Farmers have identified product price as the key issue that will impact on their farm enterprise in 2017, according to the IFA barometer of farmer sentiment which is part of the Farm Income Review. ...
03 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Avian Flu H5N8 Strain Found in Irish Wild Bird as Poultry Moves Indoors
IRELAND - Avian influenza subtype H5N8 has been confirmed in a wild bird in County Wexford, Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine announced on 30 December....
 
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