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17 May 2017 | Cattle,News,Produce,Renewables and Environment

Brazil, the second largest beef producer in the world, could lead the way in sustainable intensification in agriculture, according to new research pub...

Brazil could lead way in 'sustainable intensification' of agriculture, scientists say

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The National Farmers' Union has warned farmers in upland areas to be aware of a plant that is poisonous to both sheep and cattle, causing serious kidn...

Farmers warned by NFU of prevalent plant toxic to sheep and cattle

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11 May 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

The BVDFree England scheme reached a significant milestone this week, with 1,000 herds now registered to take part in the nationwide eradication schem...

Bovine viral diarrhoea database reaches 1,000-herd landmark

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After one of the driest winters in 20 years, more than four-fifths of the country’s rivers have fallen to abnormally low levels and there are growing ...

NFU on recent dry weather and what this means for farming

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10 May 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

The Welsh Government’s flagship bovine TB data document – TB Dashboard – has revealed "disappointing" progress towards the eradication of bovine TB i...

'Disappointing' bovine TB progress leads to 22% cattle slaughter increase

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10 May 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Meat Processing,News

India has deployed an ambulance service for cattle in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh in a bid to protect animals sacred to the country’s majority...

India deploys ambulance service for cows

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9 May 2017 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News

New research has shown that eating insects instead of beef could help to tackle climate change by reducing harmful emissions. The researchers said ...

Eating insects instead of beef could cut harmful emissions, new study says

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9 May 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Government,News

Northern Irish farmers are facing a delay for help to combat pressing issues they face because there is currently no Executive and no farming minister...

Northern Irish farmers facing delays for help due to no incumbent government

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4 May 2017 | Cattle,Finance,News

Cattle processors in Northern Ireland cannot get enough beef cattle to meet demand, but it could lead to farmers bargaining for better prices, accordi...

Beef cattle scarcity boosting prices for Northern Irish farmers

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4 May 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News,Property News

A Tomlinson's Dairies plan in Wrexham, Wales is to create 70 new jobs following a £22m investment drive. The dairy plant said they were expanding t...

Tomlinson's Dairies gets £22m investment to create 70 new jobs

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3 May 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News

Dairy prices rose 3.6% at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight, slightly against expectations and rising for the fourth consecutive time. Price...

Positive news for dairy farmers as prices rise 3.6% at Global Dairy Trade

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2 May 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

A US farmer has described seeing his cows 'piled on top of each other' after lightning killed 32 of his very own cattle. Texas County dairy farmer ...

Lightning kills 32 cows in Texas, farmer set to lose £46k

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30 April 2017 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Produce,Shows and Events

The ‘incredibly important’ Great British Beef Week is ending on a high, and FarmingUK has spoken to one of Britain's many beef farmers as to what make...

Video: 'Incredibly important' to urge public to buy Great British beef

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27 April 2017 | Cattle,Market Reports,Meat Processing,News,Produce

Beef prices are expected to exhibit further declines in some countries, while others may show some stabilisation to perhaps slight increases, accordin...

Beef prices set to deflate in 2017, analysts predict

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26 April 2017 | Cattle,Government,News

The future of UK food security is at risk unless the Government changes its approach to food and farming policies post-Brexit, according to a group of...

Brexit: Future of UK food security at risk, scientists and farmers say

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24 April 2017 | Cattle,News

Northern Irish farmers have labelled the Department of Agriculture's (DAERA) cattle identity procedures as 'complicated' and 'overly bureaucratic'. ...

'Overly bureaucratic': NI Government criticised for cattle identity procedures

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24 April 2017 | Cattle,News

Two Powys councillors have been suspended following 2015 prosecutions relating to cattle identification. The two Conservative councillors from Powy...

Powys councillors suspended over cattle regulations

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After seven years of helping to promote British beef, the Great British Beef Week (GBBW) is back and will continue educating the public on the versati...

Great British Beef Week begins as farmers look to public to buy British

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20 April 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A farmer has criticised the government for its compensation due to his livestock being infected with bovine TB. Michael Brown, a cattle breeder fro...

Farmer criticises government for low bovine TB cull compensation

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18 April 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,Feed and Forage,News

Dietary supplement may enhance dairy cattle health and reproductive capacity, according to a new study. University of Illinois Animal scientist Phi...

Dietary supplement may enhance dairy cattle health and reproductive capacity

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17 April 2017 | Cattle,News,Rural Life

Commuters in Kent have been treated to an unusual sight after a herd of lost cattle began lining up beside a train platform. Up to 60 cattle were s...

Cows cause delays on train line in Kent by gathering on the platform

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7 April 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Education,News

English suckler herd producers are being encouraged to improve the genetics within their herd thanks to a new initiative from AHDB Beef & Lamb. The...

English suckler herds encouraged to improve genetics with new AHDB initiative

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7 April 2017 | Cattle,Feed and Forage,Grassland,News

Beef producers could learn a lot from their dairy counterparts by making better use of grass, and substantially improve profitability as a result. ...

Plan grazing to make the most from grass, beef producers urged

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7 April 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Animal health and trading standards officers are investigating the death of about 60 cattle at a farm near the Norfolk/Suffolk border. A spokesman ...

60 cattle found dead on East Anglian farm

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4 April 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

Criminals have stolen cattle worth around £16,000 on a farm in Derbyshire. The theft occurred sometime between 1500 hours on Friday 31st March 2017...

Criminals steal cattle worth £16,000 in Derbyshire

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