30 May 2015 | Online since 2003


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...


Farmers urge retailers to commit to Welsh lamb

Farmers in Anglesey are calling on retailers to commit to promoting their Welsh lamb during this year's peak season. During the recent Anglesey NFU...


27 May 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Sheep
A warm welcome for Welsh Lamb in Hong Kong

Welsh Lamb has been used by top chefs from across the world as part of a prestigious culinary competition. It was centre-stage in more than one cat...


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 ...


26 May 2015 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
TAG Future Flock Event

Fourth generation farmer, David Charles Evans says support from the TAG project has given him the tools to better manage the development of his lambs ...


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...



Sheep Jobs


1 June 2015
Shepherd / Stockman Job >>> Mindrum
Farmer looking for a shepherd / stockman for a 1400acre upland farm. Should have experience of outdoor and indoor lambin...

1 June 2015
Farmer in  Gorebridge, Scotland  is looking for a livestock General Farm Worker
Part time regular work 2/3 days a week [and full time in busy times (lambing, sowing, silage, hay, harvest)] which will invol...

24 May 2015
Job For Dairy Farm Worker>>> Dunston, Staffordshire
We have 200 Holstein Friesians milked by 4 Lely robotic milking machines.  There are also associated youngstock and a sh...

1 June 2015
Stockman with land management skills: Interesting livestock job on farm in East Suffolk
We are looking for a self motivated, experienced person to take over the running of our Suffolk Red Poll herd and continue th...

11 May 2015
General Farm & Estate Worker. ideally Experienced Stock Person: Job in Sussex
GFW required for productive well kept  grassland farm with ensuing maintenance, fencing and general ...









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23 April 2015 | Sheep

Resistance to sheep wormers increasing

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15 April 2015 | Sheep

Asda apologises over lamb mislabeling

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14 April 2015 | Sheep

Farmers encouraged to get their old seas...

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6 April 2015 | Sheep

Farmers seek supermarket commitment on l...

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12 March 2015 | Sheep

Call to sheep farmers to 'know your worm...

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9 March 2015 | Sheep

Prevent lamb scours with pasture and par...

Livestock farmers must plan their parasite control and pasture use now to r...


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Sheep EID legal requirements

This guide indicates when EID tags are needed for sheep underneath the new ...


6 December 2010| Views 4086

Scottish sheep scab legislation

The Sheep Scab (Scotland) Order 2010 comes into force from 17 December 2010...


7 April 2014| Views 1574

Launch of Survey Results - NSA

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


5 January 2014| Views 1229

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

Defra welcomes this study which provides reassuring evidence of the quality...


3 September 2014| Views 1271

Sheep and goats identification and recor...

This guidance explains how keepers must identify sheep and goats, and recor...


3 September 2014| Views 1160

General licence for movement of sheep an...

Whenever you move sheep and goats, you must follow the conditions of the ge...


3 September 2014| Views 1642

The case for the relaxation of sheep con...

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30 July 2014| Views 1345

A vision for British lamb production

The first ever NSA and NFU ‘Vision for British Lamb Production’...


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