2023 – a year in review

Once again the year was dominated by live export, which saw a 12% increase and another new market coming on the scene – Israel. Unweaned calf export increased by 19%, but export outside the EU actually decreased by 42%, with … Continued

2022 a year in review

2022 saw us coming out of the pandemic and things slowly started getting back to normal.Β  Here is an overview of our activities and achievements across the year. January – March: Non-EU export grows, welfare breaches, and calf export investigation … Continued

EFI initiates High Court proceedings against the State

EFI monitors calves at Rosslare Since EFI’s formation, our biggest campaigning effort has been against live export. We have focused on the export of unweaned calves because we believe it is being conducted unlawfully as feeding requirements cannot be met … Continued

Investigation into the export of unweaned calves to mainland Europe

Ethical Farming Ireland recently assisted Eyes on Animals in an investigation into the export of unweaned calves from Ireland to mainland Europe, accompanied by MEP Anja Hazekamp. We were focusing on what happens to the calves at the marts and … Continued