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3 July 2015| News,Sheep

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 producers in Europe, it has been claimed. At a meeting of the Sheep Club last week, where AHDB Beef and Lamb hosted a delegation of French producers and their trade organisation Interbev, both nations expressed their dismay at the move. They agreed that, at a time when the sheep meat production ind...





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...


1 July 2015 | News,Sheep
Chinese delegates visit British Wool industry

A delegation of Chinese wool industry representatives are currently in the UK visiting a number of key aspects of the UK wool supply chain hosted by B...


30 June 2015 | News,Sheep
Rise in lamb numbers sold in GB

A significant lift in the number of lambs being sold in Scotland and the GB took place during Royal Highland Show week, according to the latest market...


Genetic improvement has a 'massive impact on livestock production'

International experts from Norway and the USA join the line-up of speakers at the 2015 Sheep Breeders Round Table to discuss the opportunities and cha...


One size fits nobody – Merial advises targeted approach to parasite control in sheep

As the sheep parasite season continues, Merial Animal Health is reminding farmers of the benefits of adopting a planned approach to worm control that ...


26 June 2015 | Agri Safety,News,Sheep
Nationwide appeal for information on hundreds of stolen sheep

The Avon and Somerset Constabulary are investigating a series of rustling crimes which has led to nearly 500 animals being stolen within six weeks and...


25 June 2015 | News,Sheep
Next steps taken to push progress on carcase splitting rules

Following a cross-industry meeting in February, and numerous meetings with Defra and Food Standards Agency (FSA) staff in the months since, the Nation...


NFU urges retailers to set out clear commitments to sourcing British lamb

The NFU has urged all major retailers to strengthen their commitments to sourcing peak season British lamb. The NFU sent letters to Tesco, Asda, Sa...


Wool producers can learn about BWMB at the Kent County show

Sheep farmers wanting to learn more about the wool process from farm to product can meet British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) Board Members and staff a...


Best of British genetics to be showcased at Livestock

The best of British genetics are scheduled to be showcased in front of a line-up of international judges and spectators along with the UK’s largest au...


19 June 2015 | News,Sheep
Joint partnership renewed for the benefit of sheep farmers

An important and beneficial collaboration between the Moredun Foundation and National Sheep Association (NSA) has been renewed today (Friday 19th June...


MEPs ban farm animal and food cloning

A draft law to ban the cloning of all farm animals and products derived from them in the EU was voted by the Environment and Agriculture committees on...


17 June 2015 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
Wool producers can learn about BWMB at the Royal Norfolk show

Sheep farmers wanting to learn more about the wool process from farm to product can meet British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) Board Members and staff a...



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