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12% Fewer Cattle Replacements Tags Sold In 2018.

Announcements, BVD, General News, News 15th March 2019 | By: Roger Allen

12% Fewer Cattle Replacements Tags Sold In 2018. There were almost 12 percent fewer cattle replacements tags sold in 2018 compared with 2016, according to official figures obtained from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). While there were 219,816 replacement tags sold in 2016 and 214,724 sold in 2017, this decreased to […]


#worldmilkday

News 1st June 2018 | By: Roger Allen

5 reasons to love milk today on #worldmilkday 1. Load up Milk is a great source of vitamins B2, B5 and B12. Milk helps to give our body energy, reduce tiredness and encourages a healthy immune system. 2. Brain food Milk gives you brains! Well, what we mean is that milk is rich in Iodine […]


Balmoral Show 2018

News 24th May 2018 | By: Roger Allen

We had an awesome time at the 2018 Balmoral Show.  Here is a quick video.  


Thousands apply for second tranche of Farm Business Improvement Scheme

News 14th February 2018 | By: Roger Allen

DAERA announced today (14th February 2018) that 2,996 applications have been received from farmers and growers to Tranche 2 of Tier 1 of Farm Business Improvement Scheme–Capital (FBIS-C), which closed for applications on Friday 2 February 2018. All the applications received are now being assessed against the scheme’s eligibility requirements. Eligible applications will be ranked […]



BVD PI Removal Incentivisation Scheme opened on 8th Feb. 2017

News 14th February 2017 | By: gcdtech

The BVD PI Removal Incentivisation Scheme which will be delivered in partnership between AHWNI and the LMC opened for claims on 8 February 2017. The Incentivisation Scheme aims to encourage farmers to dispose of BVD infected calves as soon as possible.


Extension until 10th March for Tier 2

News 3rd February 2017 | By: gcdtech

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs is giving farmers and growers more time to submit Tier 2 applications for the Farm Business Improvement Scheme – Capital. Recognising that Tier 2 applications will be for larger-scale transformational projects that require some time and commitment to complete, the closing date for Tier 2 applications has […]


Countryside Services awarded the FBIS contract

News 4th November 2016 | By: gcdtech

Countryside Services are responsible for the delivery of a range of service contracts targeting support to rural businesses including the FBIS. FBIS is a package of measures aimed at improving the competitiveness and sustainability of the farming sector. FBIS is an important part of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014 to 2020 and is being […]


2016 Farm Machinery Show, Fintona

News 20th January 2016 | By: gcdtech

Countryside Livestock ID will be attending the 2016 Farm Machinery Show in the Ecclesville Centre, Fintona on 26th, 27th & 28th January. You will find the Countryside team on stand 508 with the latest in BVD tags and information on the new compulsory phase of the NI BVD Eradication Programme which is intended to start […]


New!! Management Accounting Service for small and medium-sized businesses

News 19th November 2014 | By: gcdtech

Karen Rainey has recently joined Countryside Services to offer a management accounting service to small and medium sized businesses. She has over 16 year’s experience in the Agri-Food industry, having spent 15 years with Moy Park and a further year with Monaghan Mushrooms. Karen is CIMA qualified and has extensive experience in measuring business performance. […]