Antrim

Flock management – output per labour unit

Flock management – output per labour unit

In terms of flock management, Glasgow Veterinary School academic, George King believes that output per labour unit will be the...

August 9, 2022

Antrim farmer fined £500 for water pollution offence

Antrim farmer fined £500 for water pollution offence

A Co. Antrim farmer was convicted at Ballymena Magistrates Court for a water pollution offence which resulted in the death...

July 28, 2022

Red clover used as ‘rocket fuel’ on Antrim beef farm

Red clover used as ‘rocket fuel’ on Antrim beef farm

The potential to include red clover, in tandem with hybrid ryegrass varieties, within a silage sward has been highlighted by...

July 26, 2022

Tracker devices used to recover trailer and excavator

Tracker devices used to recover trailer and excavator

A trailer and a small excavator were recovered by members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) recently through...

June 14, 2021

Appeal for info following theft of ‘significant amount of farming equipment’

Appeal for info following theft of ‘significant amount of farming equipment’

An appeal for information has been made by members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) following the theft...

June 22, 2020

Man killed in farm accident in Antrim

Man killed in farm accident in Antrim

Enquiries are being made by authorities following the death of a man in a farm accident in Co. Antrim earlier...

May 23, 2020

Police stop man driving ‘in and out’ of farm yards with ‘offensive weapon’

Police stop man driving ‘in and out’ of farm yards with ‘offensive weapon’

Members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) stopped and searched a vehicle which was reported to have been...

May 14, 2020

Child dies and woman and baby injured in Larne farmhouse incident

Child dies and woman and baby injured in Larne farmhouse incident

A young child has died and a woman and baby were injured in an incident which took place in a...

March 2, 2020

Farmer and building contractor fined for health and safety breaches

Farmer and building contractor fined for health and safety breaches

A farmer and a building contractor were both fined at Antrim Crown Court today, Thursday, December 12, for breaching health...

December 12, 2019

NI animal feed firm fined after employee loses arm

NI animal feed firm fined after employee loses arm

A Northern Irish animal feed company has been fined £20,000 (€22,411) over an incident which saw an employee lose an...

October 7, 2019

Stolen quad recovered from undergrowth hollow

Stolen quad recovered from undergrowth hollow

A quad which had been reported stolen has been recovered from a patch of undergrowth by police in Co. Antrim....

July 4, 2019

ATM taken using stolen tractor and digger recovered

ATM taken using stolen tractor and digger recovered

An ATM machine which was stolen in the early hours of yesterday morning, Tuesday, April 16, has been recovered by police....

April 17, 2019

Vigilance urged following rural crime spate

Vigilance urged following rural crime spate

Rural-dwellers have been warned to be vigilant in the face of a spate of criminal acts in Co. Antrim recently...

February 15, 2019

Warning issued following theft of animal antibiotics

Warning issued following theft of animal antibiotics

A warning has been issued by police following the theft of animal antibiotics in Northern Ireland in recent days. The...

February 4, 2019

Dead calves found dumped in plastic bags

Dead calves found dumped in plastic bags

Up to six dead calves have been found dumped in Co. Antrim in the past 24 hours in a “disgusting...

January 11, 2019

Farm death being investigated in Antrim

Farm death being investigated in Antrim

The sudden death of a farmer is being investigated by authorities in Co. Antrim, the Police Service of Northern Ireland...

December 13, 2018

Extensive 98ac residential farm with well-maintained outbuildings

Extensive 98ac residential farm with well-maintained outbuildings

An extensive 98ac farm, Ashdene, is new to the market at 48 Loughabin Road, Dunloy, Ballymena, Co. Antrim. The holding includes...

December 5, 2018

62ac mixed farm for sale at £10,000 an acre in North Antrim

62ac mixed farm for sale at £10,000 an acre in North Antrim

A retirement sale has brought a tidy 62ac mixed farm to the market in Ballymoney, Co. Antrim at £625,000. Including a...

December 1, 2018