More than half of livestock vets working on farms get injured annually.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
Irish greyhound breeders say new rules regarding rabies vaccinations could cripple the industry.
Sun, 12 Aug, 2018
CCTV is to become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England, the Government has confirmed after a consultation showed overwhelming support for the move.
Sun, 12 Nov, 2017
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
An independent study of pilot badger culls in England is said to have concluded that they were ineffective and too many animals suffered.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
THE EU has been struck by another new insect-borne livestock virus.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
Stephen Cadogan warns of the potential impact of a disease which has already affected Irish calf sellers and exporters.
Thu, 31 May, 2007
PIGEONS could carry deadly bird flu into cities, scientists said yesterday.
Sat, 04 Mar, 2006
A leading veterinary expert sought to play down fears amongst pet owners today after the first case was reported in Europe of a cat dying from the deadly strain of bird flu.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2006
A CHILLING warning has come from the British Veterinary Association that an outbreak avian flu was a question of "when, not if" following the discovery in France of a dead duck carrying the disease.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2006
A possible indication that H5N1 bird flu is mutating towards a form adapted to humans has emerged from British scientists.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2006
AS FEARS grow of bird flu spreading to Europe, Department of Agriculture vets have said that the risk to Ireland remains low and they are monitoring poultry closely.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2005
AVIAN flu will “undoubtedly” be carried to Britain by migrating birds, the president of the British Veterinary Association warned yesterday.
Minister for Health Mary Harney must act over the growing threat from avian flu amid warnings it will hit Europe, it was urged today.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2005
AN AFGHAN hound called Snuppy was named yesterday as the first dog to be cloned by scientists.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2005
Vets should adopt hospital-style precautions to guard against passing the deadly MRSA super-bug to animals, it was claimed today.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2005
Wed, 30 Mar, 2005
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