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30 November 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Government,Husbandry,Meat,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

US farm antibiotic use is now more than twice as high per animal as it is in the UK, according to new analysis. Fresh analysis published by the foo...

British farmers' free trade worry as US farm antibiotic use 'twice as high' as UK

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28 November 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Following the outstanding success of the 2017 Australian Exchange, Holstein Young Breeders (HYB) is thrilled to announce its fortunate travel candidat...

Holstein Young Breeders announce candidate for Australia exchange

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23 November 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

An interactive map has been launched making it easier for farmers to see at a glance the different bovine TB risk areas in Great Britain. The new t...

New interactive map to help in fight against bovine TB

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22 November 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News,Rural Life

A farmer faces paying a £50,000 bill after his bullock jumped over a six-foot fence and caused a serious car crash. The half-a-tonne Charolais bull...

Farmer faces £50,000 bill after bullock slams into motorist

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20 November 2017 | Cattle,Government,Market Reports,Meat,News,Produce

UK politicians and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are being urged to "wake up" to the "threat" of the Mercosur trade negotiations on European f...

UK politicians need to 'wake up' to 'threat' of Mercosur trade deal

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16 November 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Government,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

MPs have voted to reject the inclusion of animal sentience into the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this week, with one group saying the move undermines Michael ...

MPs vote to reject inclusion of animal sentience in Withdrawal Bill

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16 November 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Farmers have been urged to keep on the look out for cattle disease Blackleg as cases continue to rise throughout the autumn months. Clostridial dis...

Farmers warned of increase in cattle disease 'Blackleg'

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14 November 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

A new bovine TB test which detects disease bacteria in blood or milk after six hours hopes to bring fresh optimism for the British dairy industry. ...

New bovine TB test detects disease in just six hours

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13 November 2017 | Cattle,News,Rural Life

Two farmers have sought compensation after a neighbours' bull charged through a fence and impregnated one of their pedigree Highland cows. Accordin...

Crofters seek £20k compensation because neighbours' bull impregnated pedigree cow

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13 November 2017 | Cattle,Meat,News,Produce

A new marketing campaign has been launched asking the public if they are 'beef body ready' in a bid to promote PGI Welsh Beef. The campaign subvert...

'Are you beef body ready'?: New PGI Welsh Beef advert launched

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CCTV recording will become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England next year as the government announces its plans to improve animal welfare in th...

CCTV to become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England next year

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10 November 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

A Northern Irish farmer has been fined £1,500 after he pleaded guilty to two charges of failure to present all animals for bovine TB testing. Rober...

Farmer fined £1,500 for failure to present cattle for bovine TB tests

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8 November 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Government,News

A cow which was "stolen" and destroyed by government officials due to a suspected case of bovine TB did not have the disease, the farmer has said. ...

Cow 'stolen' and destroyed by government did not have bovine TB, farmer says

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6 November 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

A distraught farm owner has told of her horror after finding out her cattle were 'choked' and 'tormented' by night intruders. 47-year-old Sarah Lam...

Cattle are 'choked' and 'tormented' by intruders on Essex farm

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2 November 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News,Shows and Events

The dairy industry has called for greater transparency in the results of animal welfare schemes across the sector. At the World Dairy Summit in Bel...

Dairy industry calls for greater transparency in animal welfare schemes

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1 November 2017 | Cattle,News,Rural Life

A farmer has been left with a profanity-ridden letter and a damaged fence after investigating how his calves escaped the field. Young farmer Richar...

Farmer stumbles across expletive letter after investigating cause of cow escape

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30 October 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News

An East Sussex tenant farmer has calculated the significant financial costs associated when bovine TB strikes cattle. Mark Peters, a tenant farmer ...

Bovine TB outbreak costs East Sussex farmer over £100,000

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30 October 2017 | Cattle,Meat,News,Poultry,Sheep

Lancashire County Council has voted to ban schools from serving halal meat from animals that are not stunned before slaughter. Thousands of Lancash...

Council votes to ban schools from serving non-stunned Halal meat

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27 October 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News,Other Livestock,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

Targets for further reducing, refining or replacing antibiotic use across the key livestock sectors have been announced. It follows news that sales...

Antibiotic taskforce announces new targets to reduce use in livestock

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There has been a 27 per cent drop in use of antibiotics in food-producing animals since 2014, according to new government figures. Sales of antibio...

'Record low': 27 per cent drop in use of antibiotics in livestock

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26 October 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

A new test to screen herds for liver fluke has been developed, which could help to reduce the risk of cattle developing immunity to existing de-wormin...

New liver fluke test could reduce risk of cattle developing immunity to treatments

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25 October 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

An MP's bill to ban live export of animals for slaughter hopes to set out ways in which the UK can do so after Brexit. Former cabinet minister Ther...

Bill to ban live export of animals for slaughter passes first hurdle

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25 October 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A farmer has been sentenced for breaching bovine TB testing rules in North Yorkshire. Farmer Paul Parvin was found guilty at Northallerton Magistra...

Farmer fined £660 for breaching bovine TB testing rules

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25 October 2017 | Cattle,News

Around fifty cows escaped from a farm last night and ran riot around the streets of Manchester. Residents of Trafford watched the cows roam the str...

Fifty cows escape farm and roam streets of Manchester

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A number of cattle in a consignment from an assembly centre in France have tested positive for Bluetongue virus BTV-8 in the UK, the government has an...

Vigilance urged after Bluetongue-positive cattle imported to UK

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