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11 June 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

A new project will identify profitable best practice and help address some of the significant challenges that face the calf rearing sector, including ...

New project to tackle challenges of dairy beef calf rearing

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8 June 2018 | Cattle,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

A Jersey cow owned by a farmer from Devon has been announced as the winner of Britain's Sexiest Cow 2018. Char, a Jersey Cow owned by Charlotte Cun...

Jersey cow owned by Devon farmer crowned Britain's Sexiest Cow 2018

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A new government-funded project to be launched by Adam Henson at a popular agricultural show seeks to encourage young farmers in promoting the UK's na...

Project to encourage young farmers in promoting native breeds

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7 June 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Field trials for a vaccination to protect cattle against bovine TB would need to involve 500 herds – potentially as many as 75,000-100,000 cattle – to...

Bovine TB vaccine may be 'unfeasible' due to cost and scale of field trials

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5 June 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A new technique which identifies the presence of mud snails by detecting their DNA is being used to help farms identify habitats with the greatest pot...

New mud snail DNA test is combating liver fluke risk on Welsh farms

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31 May 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has criticised plans to introduce badger culling in England's Low Risk Area, saying it "lacks evidence of det...

Veterinary industry criticises Low Risk Area badger cull plans

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29 May 2018 | Cattle,Government,News

Beef farmers have been urged to choose the right genetics to maximise returns to remain viable and successful as the future looks increasingly uncerta...

Beef farmers urged to choose right genetics to maximise returns

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24 May 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

The government has announced it will allow badger culling in the Low Risk Area of England in the event that bovine TB in badgers is linked with infect...

Defra announces badger culling in LRA and TB test compensation

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23 May 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

Adverts with a cheeky sense of humour are to be launched this month and hope to build upon the thin cut steak market over the next three years. The...

'Cheeky beef' ad campaign looks to increase use of beef carcase

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21 May 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Shows and Events

Actor Brian Blessed launched an expletive-laden rant directed at badger culling to a roomful of 200 people during a pig and poultry dinner in Warwicks...

Brian Blessed launches badger cull rant at pig and poultry dinner

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21 May 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,News

A Co Armagh farmer has been fined £3,000 after being found guilty of charges relating to animal movement and tagging. Cannice Martin has been convi...

Farmer fined £3,000 for animal movement and tagging offences

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21 May 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

The establishment of the TB Eradication Partnership (TBEP) has been announced as the next step in driving forward the fight against bovine TB in North...

TB Eradication Partnership created to fight bovine TB in Northern Ireland

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17 May 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,News

The Pasture-Fed Livestock Association is encouraging farmers to join its organisation as it starts certifying dairy farms producing milk from cows rai...

Pasture-Fed group seeks dairy farmers to join milk certification

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17 May 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A new highly sensitive and specific blood test for bovine TB, Actiphage, has been accepted for exceptional private use in England, according to an Ani...

New highly sensitive TB test accepted by APHA for exceptional use

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Farming unions have appealed to the government to adopt a customs arrangement with the EU that allows beef and lamb to be exported to established mark...

Unions urge customs arrangement with EU to allow flow of beef and lamb exports

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14 May 2018 | Arable,Cattle,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

The numerous opportunities for collaboration between arable and livestock enterprises have been highlighted in a new guide issued by AHDB. With bot...

New guide highlights livestock opportunities for arable farmers

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9 May 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

A cattle society has changed its DNA procedures to single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) testing to improve the integrity of its breed. With advance...

Cattle society changes DNA testing to improve breed integrity

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A farmer has been ordered to pay out nearly £3000 after "kicking" and "vigorously pushing" a cow for half an hour to get it to move. 44-year-old Gr...

Farmer ordered to pay nearly £3000 after 'kicking and vigorously pushing' cow

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The Welsh government has announced new quarantine unit measures to protect the Low TB Area during show season. The measures have been introduced gi...

New quarantine unit measures to protect Low TB Area during show season

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25 April 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Supermarkets

Marks & Spencer has launched a new food marketing campaign that shines a spotlight on its beef traceability standards, from farm-to-fork. M&S is no...

M&S unveils British beef traceability campaign based on DNA sampling

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20 April 2018 | Cattle,Education,News,Produce,Shows and Events

NFU president Minette Batters is calling on the British public to get behind Great British Beef Week, which returns for the eighth consecutive year ne...

UK to celebrate Great British Beef Week from 23 April

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20 April 2018 | Cattle,Government,News,Produce

A UK farming union will add its voice to those calling for the European Commission to postpone negotiations with the Mercosur Bloc on beef. Next Mo...

UK farmers call on EU to postpone beef talks with Mercosur

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18 April 2018 | Cattle,Government,News,Produce

A Chinese delegation has arrived in the UK this week to carry out inspections as part of the ongoing process to lift the BSE ban on British beef expor...

Chinese delegation arrive in UK to carry out BSE inspections

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18 April 2018 | Cattle,News,Pigs

A report has been released that sets out current state of the UK’s rarest breeds at risk of extinction, which includes Vaynol cows and British Lop pig...

British rare breed pigs and cattle at risk of being 'lost forever'

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11 April 2018 | Appointments,Cattle,Feed and Forage,News

Bill Wiggin MP has been appointed the new chairman of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA). The position, which is not remunerated, starts ...

Bill Wiggin MP is new chairman of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association

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