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27 March 2015 | Cattle,News
Assured beef farmers are 'satisified', says survey

The NBA carried out a survey within its members to ascertain their feelings and concerns towards whole life assurance. 523 respondents from throughout...


Shoppers confused about livestock medicine, report suggests

In a sign that the horsemeat scandal continues to affect consumer sentiment around food quality and safety, new consumer research published by the Nat...


Opportunities for red meat exports to China in spotlight

Future exports of beef and lamb to China could mirror the successful blueprint of pork and benefit the entire supply chain, according to EBLEX. Pet...


Scotch beef and lamb to be high profile at awards

Top quality beef and lamb from Scotland will be high profile at the British Pie Awards when Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI will feature in the li...


How to avoid staggers this spring

Farmers are warned to monitor lactating suckler cows for magnesium deficiency at turnout as they’re particularly vulnerable to grass staggers. But,...


Importance of balancing suckler rations highlighted

On-farm research has highlighted key results, including improved colostrum quality, and calving ease, for spring-calving suckler cows fed a balanced r...


26 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Farmers welcome Arla milk price move

Arla has announced that it will increase the price it pays to its UK members by 0.83ppl from March 30. This will take their standard litre price to 25...


26 March 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
Strong trade as Bishops Castle store cattle entries up on same time last year

An entry of 325 store cattle was up on the same time last year as auctioneers Halls reported an “extremely strong” trade at Bishops Castle Auction las...


Last call for Spring Festival livestock entries

Once again the Royal Welsh Spring Festival, being held on 16-17 May, is gearing up to be the number one event for smallholding, gardening and sustaina...


25 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Scottish dairy plan hopes to grasp opportunities in domestic market

Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead published a 25 point plan to help support the Scottish dairy sector on a visit to a dairy producer in Angus. ...


One week left to apply for badger vaccination grant, farmers told

The Welsh Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, has reminded landowners that they have just over a week to apply for a grant to support...


25 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,NFU
Review of Welsh dairy welcomed by NFU

NFU Cymru has welcomed the report by Andy Richardson (Corporate Communications Manager at Volac) who was tasked by Welsh Government Deputy Minister Re...


24 March 2015 | Cattle,News
Forth farmers review bull beef production

Lessons learned from the performance of the 2014-born bulls and heifers generated much discussion at the recent Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) Forth moni...


Firefighters tackle blaze as 10 calves killed

Around ten calves have been killed after a fire broke out on a farm in Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway early this morning. Firefighters were called ...


UK butchers face difficulties to recruit as numbers fall

Butchers in the UK are losing a generation through lack of training opportunities, according to a new report. A report commissioned by EBLEX highli...



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