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OH WHAT A ‘SUSTAINABLE’ NIGHT! The event proved to be a memorable evening as excellence within Ireland’s environmental, waste management and energy sectors was recognised and celebrated at the Sustainable Ireland Awards. A total of 13 awards were handed out on the evening at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Belfast with the level of entries…

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BALLYRASHANE IN FINAL THREE FOR M&S GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP AWARD Earlier in the summer, Ballyrashane attended the M&S Plan A Supplier Conference. This year’s event took place at Wembley Stadium in London. The conference represented a great opportunity to come together to hear how Ballyrashane and other M&S supply chains have been progressing over the last…

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Joint statement from the National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) and the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) on the use of flukicides in dairy cattle. Flukicides are anthelmintic veterinary medicines that are active against parasites from the trematode class. The main parasite in this class that readers will be familiar with is the frequently occurring parasite…

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Dear Ballyrashane Readers, I shall begin with a short introduction. My name is Ms. Orsolya Szőke and I arrived in Coleraine five months ago. I come from Hungary, which is a landlocked country found in Central Europe, sitting in the Carpathian Basin. Although I do not come from a farming family, I fell in love…

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By Martin McKee MRCVS Coleraine Veterinary Practice This is a viral disease of cattle and sheep which is spread by biting midges. Four cases have been confirmed so far in Northern Ireland. In the U.K. the first case was identified in South East England in early 2012, but spread to all counties of England and…

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