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22 May 2015| News,Sheep

22 May 2015 | News,Sheep
NSA provides ‘next piece of the puzzle’ for young sheep farmer in Kent

With big business ambitions and an expanding flock, young sheep farmer Harry Frederick will be putting the top prize in an NSA prize draw to good use ...


21 May 2015 | News,Sheep
Hunt is on to find stolen sheep worth £47,000

Sheep farmers in Cumbria have been urged to be extra vigilant following the theft of 26 one-year-old pedigree Swaledale breeding sheep by thieves who ...


Ket autumn livestock event date announced for 2015

Glyn Howatson, representing Wales, David Macarthur and Richard Henderson, Scotland and Philip Dawson England, comprise the line-up of judges announced...


18 May 2015 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
Sheep farmers need 'long term security' of tenure

TFA Cymru, at National Sheep Association’s Welsh Sheep Event this year, will be using its presence to highlight the need for sheep farmers to have lon...


18 May 2015 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
NSA North Sheep 2015: Key sheep industry event

NSA Northern Region’s biennial NSA North Sheep event is taking place in Cumbria this June. This industry red letter day will be staged at Millstone Mo...


Sheep lameness: New publication aims to combat 'significant problem'

A new publication to help farmers prevent sheep lameness and offer advice on treating existing problems has been launched by Quality Meat Scotland (QM...


12 May 2015 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
Farmers in East Yorkshire urged to attend money saving seminar

An award-winning firm is to show farmers in East Yorkshire how solar power can transform their operations and cut their fuel bills – as well as boosti...


12 May 2015 | News,Sheep
Strong demand for British wool 'to continue'

British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) Chief Executive Officer Ian Hartley told a press briefing in Exeter today the upcoming wool season will see overal...


Liver fluke: Costing the industry millions of pounds every year

The Farmers’ Union of Wales is putting the spotlight on Liver fluke at next week’s NSA Welsh Sheep event, Tuesday May 19, held at Kerry, Newtown, to h...


11 May 2015 | Alpacas,News,Sheep
Alpaca super nannies protecting sheep in North Wales

Nannies for the new arrival might be on one famous couple’s minds, but nervous mothers in one part of North Wales are resting easier thanks to their t...


Visitors 'will lock to NSA Welsh Sheep Event'

One of the highlights of a Welsh sheep farmer’s calendar is fast approaching. Visitors will flock to the NSA Welsh Sheep event held on 19 May at tw...


Many factors contributing to depressed lamb market

There are many factors contributing to the depressed lamb price seen in recent weeks, says the National Sheep Association (NSA), meaning a change to a...


5 May 2015 | News,Sheep
Worms are a major threat to UK sheep performance

Over recent weeks the current pricing challenges that are being faced in the lamb market has been much published. While factors such as the Euro-Sterl...


5 May 2015 | News,Sheep
Strong sterling contributes to slow start for new season lamb

The volume of hoggs reaching auction markets and abattoirs has fallen in recent weeks as is typical at this time of year. In the past couple of wee...


Livestock producers 'bitterly disappointed' at waste disposal plans

Plans by St Merryn Foods to increase charges for processing beef and lamb have left beef livestock producers bitterly disappointed, the NFU said today...



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Sheep EID legal requirements

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Scottish sheep scab legislation

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Launch of Survey Results - NSA

Results from the Farming Against Wormer Resistance (FAWR) survey (created b...


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Defra’s response to EID tag reading stud...

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Sheep and goats identification and recor...

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General licence for movement of sheep an...

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The case for the relaxation of sheep con...

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A vision for British lamb production

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