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28 November 2010
Sheep rustling warning to Powys farmers

Farmers in Powys have been warned to be on guard after an increased number of sheep rustling incidents.


28 November 2010
Badger culling move attacked

Badgers should not be culled to combat the spread of TB, a leading Oxford zoologist has insisted.


28 November 2010
Thousands expected for the Winter Fair

The 21st Royal Welsh Winter Fair will take place on November 29 and 30, at the Showground near Builth Wells.


28 November 2010
Farmers terrified by big cat attacks

FARMERS in rural West Wales say they are terrified of a suspected big cat on the loose following a spate of attacks.


28 November 2010
Distribution depot blockaded by angry farmers

Dozens of protesting farmers disrupted a major supermarket distribution centre in Doncaster.


28 November 2010
North Wales Police warn over sheep thefts spate

Police are joining forces with farming unions to issue warnings after a series of sheep thefts across north Wales. Since September, more than 70 animals have been taken in incidents stretching from Do...


28 November 2010
Public warned over ‘micro pigs’ ahead of Christmas

DEFRA has issued a warning to would-be micro pig owners after media reports about people being mis-sold the animals in recent weeks. It comes after stories emerged of people buying micro-pigs only to ...


27 November 2010
Clone farming would introduce cruelty on a massive scale, say animal welfare groups

The introduction of clone farming would result in cruelty on a massive scale, academics and animal welfare groups warned last night. They spoke out after a committee of Government advisers ruled that ...


27 November 2010
90% of farmers to have EU Single Farm Payments in the bank by end January 2011

Rural Affair Secretary, Richard Lochhead, has announced the start, on the 1st December 2010, of a new system for paying the EU Single Farm Payment (SFP) subsidy to qualifying farmers.


27 November 2010
Hampshire farmer is killed by charging bull

A farmer has been killed by a charging bull in Hampshire, the National Farmers Union (NFU) has said. The 58-year-old, named locally as Ian Rook, was said to have been "tossed in the air" ...