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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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24 July 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News,Sheep

NFU Cymru and the British Meat Processors Association have joined forces to ensure that the importance of red meat production in Wales is fully recogn...

Importance of red meat production in Wales 'must be fully recognised'

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23 July 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Sheep

Agricultural organisations across the UK are uniting in a new initiative which will see them work together to communicate the benefits of red meat. ...

UK-wide initiative seeks to highlight benefits of red meat and debunk myths

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18 July 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A new report looking into the Welsh government’s strategy to tackle bovine TB has revealed that five badgers were culled during 2017, costing £383,212...

Bovine TB report reveals culling of five badgers in Wales cost £383,212

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18 July 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,News

A Leicestershire dairy farm which saw 55 cows die suddenly was an isolated incident that affected an otherwise healthy herd, inspectors have concluded...

Sudden deaths of 55 cows on farm an 'isolated incident', inspectors say

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16 July 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,News

The number of farmers switching to autumn block calving has risen, with potentially more to follow, according to the latest figures from AHDB Dairy. ...

11% of farmers now autumn calving with potentially more to follow

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13 July 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News

Farmers say it is "unacceptable" that beef prices in Northern Ireland are falling at a time when consumer demand for beef is high. According to the...

Farmers in Northern Ireland paid 'unacceptable' prices for beef

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13 July 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News

Beef and lamb production controls have been inspected by government officials from Japan this week as part of ongoing moves to reopen the market on UK...

Japanese delegation visits UK in move to potentially reopen beef exports

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13 July 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Farmers are being urged to act on Johne’s disease immediately to ensure they are dairy industry compliant in time for an important 31st October deadli...

Farmers urged to take action on Johne's disease ahead of key deadline

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12 July 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News,Supermarkets

1,600 farmers are set to benefit from a new 12 month contract with Tesco which will guarantee a price above the standard market rate for beef. Tesc...

1,600 beef farmers set to receive better prices due to new Tesco contract

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12 July 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Badger activists are in the High Court this week to challenge the government's decision to extend cull zones to nine new areas. Ecologist Tom Langt...

Badger activists in High Court to challenge badger cull zone extension

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11 July 2018 | Cattle,News,Rural Life

A West Yorkshire resident has described to city planners how his life is "blighted" due to nearby "bellowing" cows. James Bullock, a life-long resi...

‘Blighted’ resident complains to city planners about ‘bellowing’ cows

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