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2 June 2015| Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News

2 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy farm boycott 'ridiculous', says CLA President

It is vitally important that major supermarkets do not succumb to this 'ridiculous and poorly targeted boycott' of dairy farms, according to Country L...


NFU 'disappointed' as Caffe Nero bans 'badger cull milk'

High street coffee chain Caffe Nero has stopped serving milk from farms in Gloucestershire and Somerset because of the government's decision to contin...


Farm health seminars to tackle dairy health issues

Farmers and their vets will be teaming up to share how they are proactively addressing some of the most common and challenging health issues found on ...


British vets 'disappointed' at Eustice badger shooting plans

Badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire will be completed using both controlled shooting and cage trapping and shooting according to Defra Minist...


Keep cows sweet this summer – don’t underestimate energy needs

While more dairy cows are now housed at night, even during the summer, dairy farmers should grasp the opportunity to use the TMR mix to make up for an...


28 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
Cross industry group to investigate dairy downturn

A new cross-industry group is aiming to look at addressing volatility in the dairy sector. Acknowledging that the current situation in the dairy se...


Leading vet discusses management of cubicle beds for cow health

Moisture poses the biggest health risk to cows lying in cubicles and although cows can spend up to 14-hours a day lying down, the impact of the cubicl...


Prepare for parasite control in the season ahead

Plan ahead for season-long control of parasites to maintain sheep, beef and dairy productivity, is the message in a new Season Ahead video produced by...


Scotch beef event highlights farmer struggles

A celebration of world-famous Scotch beef has been staged in Perthshire, organised by the Scottish Beef Association. While Scotland’s beef enjoys ...


Animal welfare failures will not be tolerated, says Welsh minister

Anyone failing in their duties to meet the health and welfare needs of their animals will be prosecuted, wherever possible, Welsh Deputy Minister for ...


Need for animal welfare improvement in slaughterhouses, FSA says

The Food Standards Agency has completed a programme of unannounced inspections of all slaughterhouses in Britain, to ensure that the businesses are me...


Get more UK produce in Tesco stores, Lochhead urges

Food Secretary welcomes Tesco’s £2.1 billion worth of sales of Scottish produce. Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead has encouraged Tesco ch...


22 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Arla milk price cut is 'yet another major setback'

Arla has announced that it will cut the price it pays to its UK members by 0.84p from May 25 taking their standard litre price to 24.99p. Reacting ...


New government must hold its nerve and 'roll out badger cull', says CLA President Henry Robinson

Ministers must 'hold their nerve' and deliver on the strategy for tackling bovine TB which 'must include the roll out of the badger cull', CLA Preside...


21 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy Crest profits plummet as dairy market difficulties continue

Pre-tax profits at Dairy Crest have plummeted by 59 percent as its milk operations continue to suffer from market difficulties, over supply and fallin...



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