Holy cow! Swinford farmer gets twice the surprise

A very unusual thing happened on a farm in Swinford last week when a cow gave birth to a calf two weeks after giving birth to another calf. It looks like it could be a case of the rare phenomenon...

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Alert issued as Department confirms bird flu case in Mayo

Mayo poultry owners have been put on alert this week after the detection of a case of avian influenza or bird flu was confirmed in the county. The Mayo case is one of three instances of the highly pathogenic avian...

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EweTube: Local village takes sheep festival online

  A south Sligo-based virtual sheep festival is set to showcase the creative side of Ireland’s shepherds. Just one year...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 3:26pm Read More

Fears that Mayo hill farmers could lose right to work their own land

Concerns have been expressed about a new blanket bog conservation project. EU funding of over €12 million has been awarded...

Sunday, 09/08/20 - 8:26am Read More

Mayo garda juggles the beat and the bleat

A Mayo garda is bucking the Covid-19 trend and starting a new business that aims to showcase the unique properties...

Saturday, 04/07/20 - 8:08am Read More

Gardaí issue warning to dog owners after spate of attacks on livestock

Since March, Gardaí have been contacted on almost 50 occasions regarding dog attacks on farm animals. Just one incident has...

Wednesday, 01/07/20 - 9:00am Read More

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