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Food businesses warned over supply chain Ebola risks

There are widespread accounts of farm workers abandoning their jobs in Ebola ravished regions. In Sierra Leone, approximately 40% of fields and farmla...


New campaign aims to educate farmers about cattle diseases

A campaign has been launched by the National Beef Association (NBA) to educate beef farmers about the everyday health problems that face their herds. ...


We will continue to use all the options available to fight TB - Eustice

We will continue to use all of the options available to us to fight this dreadful disease, which has been out of control for 20 years, Farming Ministe...


4 November 2014 | Animal Health,Cattle,News
Farmers 'should not be complacent' over liver fluke

Despite a low to moderate risk prediction for liver fluke this autumn, preventing pasture contamination by strategically treating stock is an integral...


4 November 2014 | Animal Health
FUW welcomes Welsh Government badger survey

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has welcomed the launch today (Monday November 3) of a survey of badgers found dead in Wales. The survey is being condu...


Badger cull is legal as Trust loses appeal

The Court of Appeal has rejected the Badger Trust's appeal concerning the legality of the government's badger cull. The trust's appeal was based on...


NFU concerned over future rural cuts in letter to Chancellor

NFU President Meurig Raymond has written to Chancellor George Osborne outlining how he thinks agriculture would benefit from next year's budget. "A...


'Extremely worrying times' ahead for farmers, says NFU

With farmers facing significant challenges heading into the winter, the Government is being urged to come forward with proposals for how they intend t...


23 October 2014 | Animal Health,Cattle,News
Cattle pneumonia could cause long-term costs for farmers

Cattle farmers could have increased costs due to ineffective treatment of calf pneumonia, according to Merial Animal Health. "Past research has sho...


Businesses to receive funding to solve food security challenges

Businesses will receive £5 million of funding to develop innovations to solve some of the world's greatest agriculture challenges such as food securit...


Badger cull poll: Nine out of ten want culling to end

Results from a new poll on the controversial badger cull show that nine out of ten people who express an opinion (89%) want the UK government to stop ...


New badger culls are a 'miserable failure' as target missed

The pilot badger culls in Gloucestershire have 'failed to achieve even the minimum number of badgers to be shot,' and have been condemned as a 'misera...


Liver fluke 'remains a risk for cattle farmers'

Despite a relatively dry summer and early autumn, liver fluke infection remains a risk for cattle and sheep and farmers are being urged to remain vigi...


Badger Trust to challenge legality of new culls

The Badger Trust has said it will challenge the legality of the government's badger culls currently being undertaken in Somerset and Gloucestershire. ...


Balance ewe diets to optimise lambing success

With variable grazing conditions this autumn, sheep farmers should be vigilant when assessing body condition of breeding ewes before tupping. The p...



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15 January 2015 | Animal Health
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Farm animal welfare codes reform

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Questions and answers on Bovine TB

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