You are here : Cross SectorsAnimal Health
Animal Health
IFA information
 

Get Connected

 

IFA Animal Health Section

 

Animal Health News

2014-03-20

FARMERS’ EFFORTS ON ANIMAL HEALTH MUST BE MATCHED BY STRONG COMMITMENT FROM DEPARTMENT
IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney and his officials are failing to adequately support farmers in their efforts to achieve the production targets in Food Harvest 2020, of which animal health is a critical component.

2014-03-20

FARMERS’ EFFORTS ON ANIMAL HEALTH MUST BE MATCHED BY STRONG COMMITMENT FROM DEPARTMENT
IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney and his officials are failing to adequately support farmers in their efforts to achieve the production targets in Food Harvest 2020, of which animal health is a critical component.

2014-03-12

EFFECTIVE DEER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME NEEDED ON A NATIONAL BASIS TO ADDRESS PROBLEMS FOR LANDOWNERS
IFA President Eddie Downey has said the move to implement a Deer Management Programme on a pilot basis in Co Wicklow must be the first step in the rolling out of a national Programme. He said an effective Management Programme is needed urgently to curb the population which is out of control and is causing serious damage to farms around the country.

2014-03-06

SURVEY RESULTS SHOW THE IMPACT OF RULE CHANGES ON FALLEN ANIMAL COSTS
Commenting on the results of an extensive national survey carried out by IFA into the costs of Fallen Animal collection, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said the impact of the Department of Agriculture rule changes is clearly evident.
Page 1 of 5         Next >> 
Animal Health Project Team

Bert Stewart
Chairman

 

The IFA Animal Health Project Team formulates policy on all aspects of animal health, such as Bovine TB, Brucellosis, BSE, Bluetongue, Fallen animals and Animal Remedies (Distribution) at National and EU level.

The Animal Helath Project Team also assists farmers on a daily basis in their interaction with the Department of Agriculture on Animal Helath issues, such as compensation entitlements, farm restrictions and compliance issues for Single Farm Payment inspections and Animal Remedies regulations.

 

Schmallenberg Virus
Link to Animal Health Ireland

ANIMAL HEALTH IRELAND
IFA is a member of Animal Health Ireland which is the Industry-led body established to deal with non-statutory diseases such as,
BVD, IBR and Johne's