Monthly Archives: October 2007

EIA – DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD UPDATE 26.10.06

The Department of Agriculture and Food today confirmed the 26th case of Equine Infectious Anaemia in Ireland in horse from a farm in Co Meath. The premises in question has been placed under restriction.

The case was confirmed by the Department?s Central Veterinary Research Laboratory following tests on a sample taken from a horse as part...

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Vacancy for Manager

IRISH THOROUGHBRED BREEDERS? ASSOCIATION

MANAGER

The Association, which protects and promotes the Irish Thoroughbred Industry, seeks an experienced person, to fill this position.

The applicant should have a good knowledge of the breeding industry, good communication skills, and an enthusiasm for promoting the association and protecting the member?s interest

Full secretarial support is available to the holder...

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NOTICE FROM DARD NORTHERN IRELAND

Welfare During Transport

General

Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport (?the EU Regulation?), is enforced in Northern Ireland by the Welfare of Animals (Transport) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006.

The EU Regulation sets out the rules for those who transport animals in connection with an economic activity. This is considered to be any...

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ROI Transport Regulation in Brief

New transport regulations came into effect on the 5th January 2007. The regulation applies to the transport of live vertebrate animals including horses. From January 2008 those transporting animals on journeys over 65k in connection with an economic activity must hold a certificate of competence.

The ITBA recommends anyone transporting horses should make...

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