Cattle news around the UK

22 May 2019

Scots prime cattle producers see prices climb by 5%

20 May 2019

But producer prices remain 5% lower than last year

EBVs key to lighter carcass weight requirements for suckler beef calves

20 May 2019

Farmers should buy bulls with a positive fat depth EBV

Farmers urged to follow guidance to prevent Bluetongue in UK

15 May 2019

The midge-borne disease is circulating around Europe

32 cows arrive at world's first floating dairy farm

15 May 2019

The cows arrived at the self-sufficient urban farm in Rotterdam

NI farmers urge beef processors to increase prices for cattle

2 May 2019

Beef price losses 'could not remain the norm'

Brushing contributes to positive welfare in dairy cows

2 May 2019

Giving animals choices is likely to enhance welfare

Farmers help produce burger with one of world's most expensive meats

2 May 2019

The Scotch Wagyu burgers come from Japanese breeds reared in Scotland

Scottish farmers call for increased funding as cattle numbers fall

2 May 2019

Cattle numbers in Scotland continue to fall

Cattle health schemes see 30% increase in membership

1 May 2019

Farmers are seeing productivity benefits to controlling disease

Welsh Water removes meat-free message after backlash

1 May 2019

Welsh Water urged people to go meat-free to 'save water'

Bovine TB compensation paid to farmers 'unsustainable', Minister says

1 May 2019

NFU Cymru blames Welsh govt for increase in TB compensation

Farmers criticise Ofwat for 'misrepresenting' UK beef production

30 April 2019

A tweet encouraging people to go meat-free backfired

2019 National Brown Swiss Show judge confirmed for UK Dairy Day

29 April 2019

Queenslander Robbie Radel will travel to UK to judge Brown Swiss classes

Video: Farmer highlights environmental credentials of livestock farming

29 April 2019

Farmer Martin Kennedy says not enough recognition is given to industry

Creators of highly sensitive bovine TB test win major dairy award

18 April 2019

The test is able to detect mycobacteria within just six hours

Mother and son sentenced after 84 cattle found in 'horrific circumstances'

17 April 2019

Officers recalled how they encountered scenes of 'utter devastation'

Three cows survive after falling in underground slurry pit

16 April 2019

Firefighters were called to the farm early in the morning to rescue the animals

Health and safety watchdog warns farmers over livestock risks

16 April 2019

Each year a number of people are killed or injured in incidents involving cattle

Court rejects Bavarian couple's complaints over cow bell noise

12 April 2019

The court heard a recording of the cow bell noise, measuring over 70 decibels

Prime cattle market showing early signs of recovery

11 April 2019

Prime cattle prices in the UK have seen a modest lift over the past week

NI to prosecute Bovine Viral Diarrhoea testing offenders

9 April 2019

A small number of farmers continue to keep untested animals

Elderly farmer trampled by cattle 'lucky to be alive'

9 April 2019

The 75-year-old farmer suffered fractures and crushed vertebrae in his neck

Scotch Beef PGI advert hits cinema screens

5 April 2019

This advert is part of the £500,000 ‘Know Your Beef’ campaign

Scottish suckler beef support payments totalling £40m commence

4 April 2019

These payments aim to boost farming businesses' cash flow

Campaign encourages farmers to be safe around livestock

4 April 2019

The NFU said cattle can be unpredictable no matter how well you know it

NI suckler cow numbers lowest since 1988 as farmers receive low prices

4 April 2019

Farmers fear this trend will escalate until they receive a fair price

Farm safety highlighted following two accidents involving livestock

2 April 2019

Stats show that around 6 people are killed every year due to livestock related injuries

Inventor develops 'toilet for cows' to reduce ammonia emissions

2 April 2019

The system, called the 'CowToilet', ensures that the urine stays separated from the manure

UK team withdraws from Belgium Holstein event citing Bluetongue concerns

2 April 2019

Belgium announced a restricted area due to 4 cases of Bluetongue

Farmers urged to test livestock for liver fluke

1 April 2019

Experts say to test livestock this spring to see if there are adult fluke present