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14 October 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

England's chief medical officer has warned of a "post-antibiotic apocalypse" as she urged world leaders to address the real threat of antibiotic resis...

UK curbs antibiotic use in farming amid 'post-antibiotic apocalypse' warning

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12 October 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Rural Life

Plans to refurbish Louth Livestock Market have been approved thanks to the local efforts of the farming community to save it. As a result, East Lin...

Plans to refurbish Louth Livestock Market approved

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11 October 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Products

Students are learning all about cattle using cutting-edge virtual reality at Harper Adams University. The Bovine Hololens project has brought cattl...

Holo-cow! Students learn all about cattle with virtual reality

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11 October 2017 | Cattle,Government,Meat Processing,News,Produce

NFU Scotland has briefed Scottish MEP’s about the risks to Scotland’s iconic beef industry of poorly negotiated trade deals. The European Commissio...

Poorly negotiated trade deals 'risks damage' to Scotland's beef industry

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Environmentalist and vegan campaigner George Monbiot appeared on Good Morning Britain advocating an end to livestock farming while wearing leather. ...

Piers Morgan blasts Monbiot for demanding end to livestock farming whilst wearing leather

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The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has written to Defra to challenge its stance on post-movement testing rules. The challenge surrounds the movement...

Farming union challenges Defra's post-movement testing stance

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6 October 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Firefighters spent three hours rescuing a cow from a sink hole on a farmer’s field in West Yorkshire. Technical rescue specialists from Cleckheaton...

Farmer and rescue crews spend several hours digging cow from sink hole

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5 October 2017 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News

Worldwide livestock reproduction and bovine technology business ST genetics of Texas has become the majority shareholder in the UK’s largest bull stud...

Texan ST genetics to become majority shareholder in UK’s Cogent Breeding Ltd

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5 October 2017 | Cattle,Government,Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products

Farmers across the EU have warned the European Commission not to accept cheap meat imported from South American trade bloc Mercosur, which is consider...

'Unwelcome distraction from Brexit': EU faces farmer fury over Mercosur trade deal

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4 October 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

An article by Guardian writer and vegan campaigner George Monbiot has caused a stir on social media, after he said "the last argument for farming anim...

Social media criticises George Monbiot for anti-farming Guardian piece

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4 October 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Farmers whose herds are at risk of bovine TB will be able to access expert help on protecting their animals through a new Defra-funded advisory scheme...

New bovine TB service launched for farmers in England

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28 September 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Rural Life

The council has decided that Louth Cattle Market is set to be refurbished rather than sold off for redevelopment, much to local farmers' relief. Ea...

Farmers relieved as Louth Cattle Market set to be refurbished rather than closed down

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27 September 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Sheep

The Government has created a list of native farm animal breeds considered to be at particular risk of an outbreak of exotic disease. The list has b...

UK breeds at risk from exotic animal disease outbreaks

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Organisers of the English Winter Fair say bovine TB restrictions could hit the number of entries to this November’s event. New rules brought in las...

'Big blow': TB restrictions could hit English Winter Fair entries

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26 September 2017 | Cattle,Finance,Government,Market Reports,Meat Processing,News,Produce,Sheep

Northern Ireland meat industry could decline by 21%, with exports to the EU "collapsing" by over 90%, if the UK reverts to WTO trading conditions in t...

Northern Ireland farmers call for five-year Brexit transition period amid potential 'collapse'

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25 September 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

Northern Irish farmers will be 'disappointed' that the BVD incentivisation scheme is closing on 30 September, as a farming union urges farmers to subm...

Northern Irish farmers urged to submit BVD claims before 30 Sept deadline

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22 September 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Cattle,News

The Northern Irish government has announced additional measures for TB controls, including measures to test badgers in two disease hotspots as a poten...

NI introduces badger testing in two disease hotspots

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The Labour Party has written to the Government seeking answers over its decision to implement the badger cull more widely. Eleven additional licenc...

Labour seeks answers over Government's 'dramatic' badger cull plans

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18 September 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,Education,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

Holstein Young Breeders will be showcasing British farming when it welcomes an Australian exchange student this September. Holstein Australia has a...

Young breeder brings Australia to Britain for dairy exploration

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The UK’s veterinary body has highlighted the impact flooding could have on small holders and farmers following the UK's first storm of the season, Sto...

Vets highlight flood risk to livestock welfare following Storm Aileen

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14 September 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Cattle,News

Cheshire East Council has banned badger culling on land directly controlled by the council, despite government plans to roll out the practice in Chesh...

Cheshire East Council bans badger culling on land

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13 September 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

A national vaccination awareness campaign has been launched to encourage farmers to consider vaccinating calves against calf pneumonia. The campai...

Vaccination awareness campaign launched as survey finds calf pneumonia remains prevalent

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The UK farming industry is uniting to support Red Tractor Week this September as an autumn campaign dedicated to promoting British food gets underway....

Red Tractor Week kicks off with aim to celebrate British produce

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11 September 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Government,News

A government-backed badger vaccination scheme has been relaunched today to help stop the spread of bovine TB (bTB) in England. The relaunched Badge...

Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme relaunched to combat 'devastating impact' of bovine TB

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11 September 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

A 67-year-old woman well-known for her community work has died in an accident involving a cow on a farm in County Armagh. It is understood Thelma G...

67-year-old woman dies after being struck by cow on farm

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