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More than nine out of ten livestock auctioneers expect overall trade to be better or the same during 2015 compared to last year, according to a survey conducted by the Livestock Auctioneers Association (LAA). Hosting sales of cattle, sheep, pigs and other livestock on a regular basis throughout the year, auctioneers are generally seen as having their finger on the pulse of farming. When asked how they expected livestock trade to be “in a year’...





Livestock auctioneers confident about future

More than nine out of ten livestock auctioneers expect overall trade to be better or the same during 2015 compared to last year, according to a survey...


7 October 2014 | Alpacas,Deer,News,Sheep
Public consultation launched on TB in non-bovine animals

A 12-week-long public consultation has been launched on proposals for new controls to address incidences of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in specific non-b...


Call for stronger TB surveillance for camelids

The NFU has called on government to strengthen TB controls for camelids to help stop the spread of bovine TB. In its response to a Defra consultati...


Vets warn farmers over liver fluke risks

Sheep farmers are being warned that while liver fluke epidemics may have failed to hit the headlines during the recent winter, they have not disappear...


10 April 2014 | Deer,News
Scotland's deer farming demonstration project oversubscribed for first day

The first day of the Deer Farm Demonstration Project will be held on Tuesday 15 April at Culquoich, Glenkindie, Strathdon courtesy of Ali Loder. T...


Bristol veterinary society hosts national student congress

What farmers will want from their veterinary surgeon in the future was one of the subjects discussed at the Farm Annual Veterinary Society’s 2014 cong...


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Scottish Gamekeepers Association gives evidence on deer issues

Scottish Gamekeepers Association Chairman Alex Hogg was at Holyrood giving evidence to the Rural Affairs Committee on the subject of how deer are mana...


24 October 2013 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Deer,Finance,News
CAP payments made under new entrants scheme

NFU Scotland has welcomed the announcement that many new entrants to the sector are to receive a boost to cashflows this autumn and next spring as awa...


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Television chef calls on people to stop donating to the RSPCA

Television chef Clarissa Dickson Wright has called on people to stop donating to the RSPCA because she believes the animal charity has become politica...


Gloucestershire police deployed as badger cull begins

Police have been deployed in parts of Gloucestershire to provide 'reassurance' to communities at risk of disruption as the badger cull pilot schemes a...


Farmers win injunction over badger cull protesters

A High Court judge has granted the NFU and a number of other claimants an interim injunction to protect farmers in and around the pilot cull areas fro...


19 August 2013 | Deer,News
Tried, Tested and... PASSED!

Hampton Steel Ltd manufacture a wide range of quality wire fencing products for deer farmers, supported by competitive prices and excellent customer s...


Farm drone spots game on the fields

Thousands of deer, hares and pheasants die annually in agricultural fields when large farm machinery are harvesting. It is especially so during summer...


Parliament backs badger cull plans

MPs have voted to reject calls to abandon badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset with a majority of 49 votes. "We welcome today's vote in fav...


Badger cull 'vital to avoid needless slaughter of cattle,' says CLA

The Country Land and Business Association has given its backing to government policy on bovine TB ahead of today's Opposition Day Debate, saying a bad...



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