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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...


29 April 2015 | Meat Processing,News,NFU,Sheep
Falling price for new season lamb gives cause for concern

Farmers have expressed growing concern for the British lamb market as new season lamb prices have come under pressure in recent weeks. “Late April...


Warmer spring to bring greater livestock parasite risks

A warmer than average spring is likely to lead to the early hatching of Nematodirus eggs on contaminated pastures. Sheep farmers with lambs born i...


Growth in global meat market

In 2014, the global meat market increased in volume by 3% as a result of growing demand from emerging markets. India was the leading growth market wi...


29 April 2015 | Animal Health,News,Sheep
Protect valuable new season lambs

Sheep producers are being urged to realise full value for the 2015 lamb crop by making sure valuable new season finishing lambs are vaccinated against...



Sheep Jobs


Start Date: 14 June 2015
Experienced tractor driver / machinery operator required. Immediate start! Job in Hampshire / West Sussex

Family 3,000 acre contacting business require an additional member of staff. With  a team of 12, the company c...


Start Date: 19 June 2015
Job for poultry worker in attractive area near   >>Newtown, Mid Wales<<  Immediate start.

You will be working in our mechanised 32,000 laying hens unit. Carry out all of the tasks associated with a poultry unit. &nb...


Start Date: 17 June 2015
Joy Seed processing operatives >>>>Cornwall

 

 

 

This is a temporary position working for an agricultural seed merchant and seed processor. A...


Start Date: 17 June 2015
Experienced Herdsperson required for the day to day responsibilities and milking of just over 100. All the milk is used to make Isle of Mull cheese. >>Scotland<<

Family Dairy Farm on the Isle of Mull, Scotland has the position for an experienced herdsperson. Must be a competent&nbs...


Start Date: 30 June 2015
Job for  General farm worker, 300 cows Lancashire 

General farm worker required to join an enthusiastic team on a high input family dairy farm nr Lancaster. The farm has m...












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13 May 2015 | Sheep

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12 May 2015 | Sheep

Liver fluke: Costing the industry millio...

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23 April 2015 | Sheep

Resistance to sheep wormers increasing

Early results from a sample of 25 farms have revealed that resistance to wo...


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

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6 December 2010| Views 4127

Scottish sheep scab legislation

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


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Launch of Survey Results - NSA

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


5 January 2014| Views 1268

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

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


3 September 2014| Views 1307

Sheep and goats identification and recor...

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


3 September 2014| Views 1206

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 1703

The case for the relaxation of sheep con...

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A vision for British lamb production

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


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