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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) could be a bigger cause of death than cancer by 2050, scientists have said. Scientists attended a meeting called by ...

Antimicrobial resistance could be more deadly than cancer by 2050, scientists say

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A 'Test and Vaccinate or Remove' (TVR) badger TB project is to begin today around County Down, the Northern Ireland government has said. It involve...

'Test and Vaccinate or Remove' bovine TB project to begin in County Down

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16 June 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

A cow has been found with part of its face and tongue removed in what the police describe as an 'unusual and distressing' crime. Avon and Somerset ...

Mutilated cow found with face and tongue removed - police appeal for information

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A Scottish farmer has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years after he admitted causing unnecessary suffering to cattle and sheep. George Pat...

Scottish farmer given 10-year animal ban after admitting cruelty charges

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13 June 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,News

A Qatari businessman will airlift 4,000 Holstein cows on 60 flights to create a local dairy industry. It is part of efforts to maintain milk suppli...

Businessman to fly 4,000 Holstein cows to Qatar to build dairy industry

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13 June 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Shows and Events

Anticipation builds as breeders, spectators and visitors watch on as the industry’s leading experts make the difficult judging decision at the UK Dair...

Meet your judges: Fantastic line-up announced for UK Dairy Day

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12 June 2017 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

The Soil Association has signed an open letter to the next Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), calling on them to recognise indus...

Soil Association says industrial animal farming is a 'global health issue'

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9 June 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News,Sheep

The Welsh government has decided to delay the introduction of Quarantine Units (QUs) from Monday 12th June to Monday 11th September. It follows rep...

Quarantine Units to be postponed until September

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A walker has been seriously injured after being trampled on by stampeding cows in Greater Manchester. Armed police were called to deal with the sta...

Walker seriously injured after cow stampede in Greater Manchester

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Warwickshire police are appealing for information after seven cows were stolen from a farm in the Southam area. It is thought the livestock rustler...

Cows worth £7000 stolen from Warwickshire farm

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8 June 2017 | Cattle,Finance,Market Reports,News

Cattle prices have been boosted in recent weeks due to slightly lower production and a higher retail demand. According to figures from Kantar World...

Higher retail demand and lower production helps boost cattle prices

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7 June 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News

An advertisement for a brand of organic milk has been banned for using a 'misleading' claim that its production is good for the land. The Advertisi...

Farmers 'disappointed' after organic milk ad banned by regulator

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6 June 2017 | Cattle,Feed and Forage,News

AHDB is seeking to recruit a commercial beef unit to take part in the Beef Feed Efficiency Programme. The four-year Defra and AHDB-funded project a...

AHDB seeks commercial beef unit for feed efficiency programme

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5 June 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News

The administration of the Beef Efficiency Scheme scheme has resulted in a number of beef farmers choosing not to participate and others deciding to wi...

Farmers withdrawing from Beef Efficiency Scheme due to 'frustrations'

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Government must step in to help farmers post-Brexit to ensure a 'world leading' sector, Country Land and Business Association president Ross Murray ha...

Challenge local MPs over countryside funding post-Brexit, says CLA president

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31 May 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have examined issues surrounding the slaughter of pregnant farmed animals in Europe. According to EFSA ex...

Experts estimate probability that fetuses experience pain during final third of gestation

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30 May 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Government,Husbandry,News

A two day delay to the introduction of quarantine units in Wales is a 'miniscule step' in the right direction, the Farmers' Union of Wales has said. ...

Two day delay to quarantine units a 'miniscule step', says farming union

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27 May 2017 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News

The chief executive of the National Beef Association (NBA) says Brexit offers a great opportunity for Britain's beef farmers. Chris Mallon, who has...

Brexit ‘offers great opportunity’ for British beef farmers

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26 May 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Scotland and Northern Ireland has been approved of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) negligible risk status. The move was announced following ...

Scotland and Northern Ireland receive BSE negligible risk status

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Farmers are being urged to be vigilant for signs of Bluetongue virus (BTV) after BTV-8 was detected in cattle in a previously disease-free area of nor...

Bluetongue virus detected in north France, UK farmers urged to be aware

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26 May 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News,Sheep

The Welsh Government has announced that Quarantine Units will be introduced in Wales from 12th June. The introduction of Quarantine Units (QU) will...

Quarantine Units to come into force in Wales on 12 June

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

Bovine TB incidence in Wales’ Intensive Action Area (IAA) has fallen by 35% since it was established, according to a new report. The IAA was establ...

Bovine TB in Wales' Intensive Action Area down by 35 per cent, report shows

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25 May 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,Meat,News

Northern Irish meat processor Dunbia and Irish-based processor Dawn Meats have entered into a new joint venture. The move will establish a majority...

Dunbia and Dawn Meats join in new strategic partnership

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

More UK dairy farms need to regularly weigh their growing calves to improve their life chances, according to AHDB. Calf survival is still a big cha...

Dairy farms should regularly weigh calves to improve life chances, AHDB says

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24 May 2017 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News

By failing to address the issue of long calving intervals, beef farmers in Wales are missing out on over £4,500 per annum for a 40-cow herd. The la...

Inefficient calving cycles incur financial losses, vet warns

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