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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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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 | 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 | Cattle,Education,Finance,News,Sheep

A farm business consultancy has encouraged farmers to join its new Farm Action Groups in a bid to learn from both each other and industry experts. ...

New Farm Action Groups aim to improve business profitability

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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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5 September 2018 | Cattle,Grassland,News,Sheep

Beef and sheep farms are needed for a new project which will help farmers across Britain improve management of their grassland. Improving grassland...

Farms needed for new project with aim to improve grassland management

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24 August 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

A new five-year collaborative project is to deliver improved beef cattle feeding guidelines, 25-years after the last major update. Evidence suggest...

Five-year project to deliver improved cattle feeding guidelines

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22 August 2018 | Cattle,Education,News

Millions of Brits will learn about the little-known Lowline cattle breed as it makes its debut television appearance on BBC's Countryfile. Wessex L...

Lowline cattle breed to make debut TV appearance on BBC's Countryfile

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20 August 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News,Sheep

The prospect of the UK leaving the EU next March with no trade deal in place is "worrying and would have serious implications" for the UK’s beef and s...

No-deal Brexit will have 'serious implications' for UK beef and sheep farming

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15 August 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

Newly released figures have revealed a 3% year-on-year increase in the total number of animals slaughtered in Wales due to bovine TB. Official gove...

'Hugely damaging': Number of cattle slaughtered in Wales due to bTB increases

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15 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

A Worcestershire farmer died from a brain injury after one of her cows headbutted her, an inquest into her death has heard. 64-year-old farmer Patr...

Farmer died from brain injury after cow headbutted her

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14 August 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Sheep

New research shows that there is room for improvement in the advice being delivered to farmers on sustainable parasite management. Farmers are not ...

Room for improvement in wormer advice given to farmers, study shows

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13 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

A farmer who died while feeding his livestock was likely trampled to death, police have said. Sussex police were called to Pinstraw Farm in Groombr...

64-year-old farmer trampled to death by his own cattle, police say

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7 August 2018 | Cattle,News,NFU,Pigs,Poultry,Renewables and Environment,Sheep

The government is taking more action to tackle ammonia emissions, with figures pinpointing the farming industry responsible for 88% of all emissions. ...

Guide and financial package for farmers to help reduce ammonia pollution

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7 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

A Welsh farmer has described how she nearly died after being “barged, butted and trampled” by a cow. Powys farmer Corrine Mathias was lucky to surv...

Farmer ‘butted and trampled’ by cow keen to promote farm safety

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4 August 2018 | Cattle,Feed and Forage,News

Scottish farmers have used a meeting to identify solutions to the feed and fodder shortfalls this autumn and winter. In an exceptional year, months...

'There is no silver bullet': Meeting attempts to find solutions to feed and fodder shortfall

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2 August 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease can be combatted quickly and efficiently early on thanks to a new real-time strategy. Developed by resea...

Real-time foot-and-mouth strategy to better fight disease

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2 August 2018 | Cattle,Education,News

A charity which has helped thousands of disadvantaged children thrive by giving them a week-long farming experience has been donated 10 Lowline cattle...

Farm charity which helps disadvantaged children receives cattle donation

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31 July 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

The beef industry has raised their concerns about the prospects for Scotland's dwindling suckler beef herd, highlighting how the Scotch beef supplies ...

Iconic Scotch beef supplies 'under threat'

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30 July 2018 | Cattle,Husbandry,Meat,News,Sheep

The heatwave has started to impact the livestock market as the effects of lack of forage availability, reduced livestock growth rates and a change in ...

Hot weather starting to influence livestock market

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25 July 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,News

A new Autumn Calving Index has been developed to help producers breed cattle suited to autumn block calving systems. Emphasising herd fertility and...

Calving Index to help producers suited to autumn block calving

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