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16 October 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Additional contiguous testing and increased veterinary support for farmers will be implemented in herds in North Wales following a local spike in TB i...

Additional TB testing and increased support for Welsh farmers announced

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15 October 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Crops and Cereals,News

Farmers in Anglesey who are low on silage following this year's extreme weather can now receive bales thanks to a farming union and a local energy com...

Anglesey farmers short on winter fodder urged to ask for help

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15 October 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Lameness prevention in dairy herds should be a top priority as the hot weather of the summer and the subsequent poor feed quality have had the potenti...

Lameness prevention 'top of the agenda' following hot summer

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11 October 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A new study has revealed dramatic findings that could provide the answer to the UK’s on-going challenge to reduce the widespread routine use of antibi...

Farm study reveals potential solution to reducing antibiotic use in cattle

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9 October 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Organisations from across the farming industry have launched the Calf Health campaign to raise awareness of proactive health planning. The cattle a...

Calf campaign launched to raise awareness of health planning

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9 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

People are now investigating after fourteen cattle worth £10,000 were stolen from a Northern Irish farm. More information is needed following the t...

Cattle worth £10,000 stolen from Co Tyrone farm

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9 October 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News,Sheep

A new multi-million pound project open to 2,000 Welsh beef and sheep farmers is hoping to drive farm data performance in Wales. The Welsh Governmen...

2,000 Welsh farmers needed for new benchmarking project

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5 October 2018 | Cattle,Education,Meat,News

The Aberdeen Angus Society has launched a new business and leadership course to provide training to sustain the future of the UK’s beef industry. T...

Leadership course to provide training to young beef farmers

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A County Tyrone farmer and his son have become the first people to be convicted of TB fraud in Northern Ireland. The father and son were convicted ...

Farmer becomes first person in NI to be convicted of TB fraud

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3 October 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A programme to eradicate Bovine Viral Diarrhoea in cattle has screened over 50 percent of all farms in Wales, and the campaign is now cranking up a no...

Programme to eradicate BVD screens half of all Welsh farms

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

Farmers have been urged to be vigilant for bluetongue virus after the disease was picked up in two cattle imported from France. The Animal and Plan...

Bluetongue virus detected in two cattle imported from France

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24 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A state-of-the-nation review of cattle health and welfare has recognised progress in the fights against both Bovine Viral Diarrhoea and Johne’s Diseas...

New report recognises progress in fight against major cattle diseases

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24 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

The Welsh Government has resisted calls to reinstate a badger cull despite farmers saying they have "simply had enough" of the impacts bovine TB has o...

Welsh Government resists calls to introduce England-style badger cull

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21 September 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,Housing and Equipment,News

A young dairy and beef farmer is desperately seeking winter accommodation for his herd after being forced to leave his current holding. James Davie...

Young farmer desperately seeks winter accommodation for herd

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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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