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Due to increasingly stricter legislation in animal welfare and sustainability of production, commercial animal husbandry has gone through tremendous changes in recent years. A new European project, led by the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences, aims through innovation networks to implement new practices in animal welfare and production in the laying hen industry. The Hennovation project involves 15 researchers from five EU ...





6 July 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Cereals and oilseeds area for harvest 2015 down 2%

The total area of cereals and oilseeds for harvest 2015 in Great Britain is estimated at 3.72Mha, down 2% from 2014, according to the annual AHDB Cere...


Avondale beekeepers buzzing after bonus donation

A Lanarkshire community group project dedicated to managing beehives is set to receive a crucial £1,386 grant from Banks Community Fund. Avondale C...


Transport and animals are the biggest killers in agriculture

The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) latest fatality statistics show incidents involving moving vehicles and cattle are the biggest causes of death...


6 July 2015 | News,Produce,Sheep
Welsh wool industry opens up to Chinese delegation

Representative from the Chinese wool industry last week enjoyed a visit to Wales during which they visited a Welsh hill farm to see Welsh sheep in the...


6 July 2015 | News,Products,Sheep
Innovis launches online ram auction

The UK’s first online ram auction to be developed by a sheep breeding company will be launched by Innovis at the Livestock Event, held at The NEC, Bir...


6 July 2015 | Agri Safety,News
Farm Safety Week: Personal stories of accidents on the farm

The third annual Farm Safety Week launches today with NFU Scotland voicing its support in the hope that farmers and those within the industry will mak...


Farm Safety Week 2015: Falls

• Themed help and advice placed online each day of the third annual Farm Safety Week 6-10 July. • Farm Safety Foundation, Farm Safety Partnerships, t...


4 July 2015 | Agri Safety,News,Products
New app keeps farmers “WaterAware”

A new APP to help farmers and advisers prevent key pesticides entering raw water supplies – and avoid further restrictions being placed on products - ...


Monitor cattle growth rates to keep on top of worms

The summer grazing season provides a real challenge for weaned calves and growing cattle in terms of worm burdens. Implementing a parasite management ...


3 July 2015 | Agri Safety,Grassland,News
Help stop deliberate fires on protected land

Officers from Natural Resources Wales are appealing for help after a spate of suspected arson attacks at a protected area near Flint. Four fires at...


Early harvest results throwing up 'disappointing yields'

EU grains trade mixed just after midday, with Nov 15 London wheat up GBP1.05/tonne at GBP132.00/tonne, Sep 15 Paris wheat is EUR0.50/tonne lower at EU...


3 July 2015 | News,Sheep
Farmers’ dismay at EU funding to Uruguay sheep industry

Using EU money to create a centre of excellence to drive innovation in the South American sheep sector has the potential to directly impact lamb produ...


Veterinary Centre closure 'will rob livestock farmers' in Scotland

Farmers and vets have come together to fight the proposed closure of Inverness Veterinary Surveillance centre – a move that would rob livestock farmer...


Scottish farmers receiving lowest lamb price for five years

With Scottish farmers receiving their lowest lamb price for five years, NFU Scotland is urging all supermarkets to make the switch to Scotch. The U...


Farm monitor focuses on combating Johne's Disease

The incurable cattle disease Johne’s was one of the main discussion topics at the recent beef cattle finishing monitor farm meeting, hosted by the Pat...



Husbandry News Jobs


Start Date: 6 July 2015
A426: Food Chain Advisor - West Midlands

Our client is at the forefront of British agriculture and represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and ...


Start Date: 1 July 2015
Job for a milker/general farm worker on a progressive dairy farm in Cambridgeshire

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to work along side a team of five. Currently milking 600 cows x3 time...


Start Date: 18 June 2015
Job Relief Sprayer Operator and Combine Driver. with PA1 and PA2>> Wellington

We are looking for a relief sprayer operator/combine driver to begin as soon as possible and to cover the forthcoming harvest...


Start Date: 23 June 2015
2 Harvest Tractor Driver/Workers Jobs >>> Norwich <<<

We are looking for 2 individuals to help for around 16 weeks during harvest on our arable farm in south N...


Start Date: 6 July 2015
G219: Technical Adviser (Advanced Trainee Considered), Animal Nutrition - Wales

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic advanced trainee to become a Technical Adviser in animal nutrition. O...












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