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19 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Renewables and Environment

Farmers have called for the badger cull to be reinstated in Wales following the release of figures which show the cull is having positive progress in ...

Welsh farmers call for badger cull to be reinstated

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18 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A simple blood test could be used in the future to predict the health and productivity of dairy cows, research shows. Testing female calves for mol...

Simple blood test could aid cattle health and productivity

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18 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Farmers have been told to remain vigilant for signs of lungworm disease in cattle following this summer's dry weather and recent heavy rain. Recent...

Weather conditions prompts lungworm disease warning

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18 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News,Pigs

The risk of the African swine fever virus entering the UK remains at 'medium' following confirmation of the virus in wild boar in Belgium. The dead...

Risk of swine fever virus entering UK remains at 'medium'

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18 September 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,News

Scotland's chief veterinary officer has slammed the BBC for "misunderstanding" farming issues following the broadcaster's airing of a documentary look...

Scotland's chief veterinary officer slams BBC for 'misunderstanding' farming issues

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17 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

A new industry-wide campaign has commenced which aims to highlight the importance of vaccinations in helping protect animal health and welfare. The...

Industry-wide campaign reminds farmers that livestock #VaccinesWork

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17 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

A new tool to help dairy farmers battle a major endemic disease of cattle has now been launched. The tool, developed by AHDB Dairy and the Universi...

New tool launched to help battle major dairy cattle disease

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14 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News,Pigs

African swine fever has now been confirmed in four wild boar in Belgium raising fears the deadly virus could pose a major threat to the UK. African...

UK pig industry on high alert as swine fever detected in Belgium

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14 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

P&O Ferries has confirmed that it will no longer be transporting live calves from Scotland that are destined for continental Europe. The ferry comp...

P&O Ferries stops transporting calves after BBC documentary

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14 September 2018 | Animal Health,Government,News,Sheep

Michael Gove has proposed to "restrict" live animal exports rather than outright banning the practice once the UK leaves the EU. In an interview on...

Gove favours 'restrictions' on live animal exports rather than outright ban

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13 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News

Red Tractor is strengthening its farm inspection programme with measures such as the introduction of more unannounced inspections to improve the integ...

Red Tractor introduces more unannounced inspections

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13 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Cattle,News

The government have confirmed that badger culling will continue across England for a sixth consecutive year, with ten new areas approved. Licences ...

Government approves badger cull in ten new areas

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6 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Sheep

Sheep and cattle farmers have been warned not be complacent about liver fluke this autumn despite the dry summer. The Sustainable Control of Parasi...

Farmers warned dry summer may not have killed off liver fluke

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6 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Meat,News

Tests have found antimicrobial resistance in a proportion of all types of bacteria examined in samples of chicken and pork, a new report has highlight...

Tests find antimicrobial resistance in all types of meat bacteria

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5 September 2018 | Animal Health,News,Pigs

Vegan campaign group Viva! have been ordered to amend an advert which "misled" viewers into believing untruths about pig farming practices in the UK. ...

Vegan campaign group forced to change 'misleading' pig advert

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4 September 2018 | Animal Health,Husbandry,Meat,News,NFU

The National Farmers' Union President has said the new Livestock Information Programme is "pivotal" in bringing the livestock sector together. The ...

NFU President says new Livestock Information Programme is 'pivotal'

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4 September 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News,Pigs,Produce

The government has raised its assessment of the risk of products contaminated with African swine fever entering the UK from 'low' to 'medium'. Howe...

UK swine fever risk level raised following Europe outbreaks

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3 September 2018 | Animal Health,News,Other Livestock

The veterinary industry has called for anaesthesia to be used for pain management during goat disbudding in a bid to end "unnecessary suffering". A...

Vets call for anaesthesia use for pain management during goat disbudding

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1 September 2018 | Animal Health,Crops and Cereals,News,Renewables and Environment

Drought planning continues after the UK's driest summer since 1921 puts pressure on farming and the environment. The National Drought Group has urg...

Drought planning continues after hot summer puts pressure on farming

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31 August 2018 | Animal Health,News,Sheep

A rise in the parasite liver fluke, which can significantly impact livestock production, could now be helped by a new predictive model of the disease ...

New disease control tool to help farmers tackle multi-million losses

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31 August 2018 | Animal Health,News,Pigs,Produce

An outbreak of the deadly pig disease African swine fever threatens to spread from China to other countries, according to the United Nations. The r...

Outbreak of African swine fever threatens to spread out of China, UN says

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30 August 2018 | Animal Health,Bees and Beekeeping,Crops and Cereals,News

Bumblebees acquire a taste for pesticide-laced food as they become more exposed to it, a behaviour showing possible symptoms of addiction. This stu...

Bumblebees acquire taste for pesticide-laced food, study shows

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A farm which has reverted back to traditional 1940's farming methods has boosted wildlife numbers by more than 300 percent. 111 acres of farmland o...

Farm reverts back to 1940's farming methods and sees wildlife boost

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30 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News

A Welsh farmer has been given a 24-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £10,000 for moving cattle when a tuberculosis restriction was in pla...

Farmer ordered to pay £10,000 for ignoring bovine TB rules

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30 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News

A Cumbria farmer has been banned from keeping animals for seven years and ordered to pay nearly £17,800 after pleading guilty to numerous animal welfa...

Farmer ordered to pay £17.8k after pleading guilty to welfare offences

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