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23 September 2015 | Animal Health,Education,Husbandry,News

Two horses rehomed at Writtle College after being rescued by World Horse Welfare feature in a new fundraising appeal for the charity. Mrs Potts and...

Two rescue horses feature in new charity campaign

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18 September 2015 | Education,Husbandry,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Rural Life

Technology and the internet are making its presence greater known to farmers, according to the industry’s largest independent study of how farmers run...

Farmers are using the internet more than ever, study shows

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2 September 2015 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Produce,Shows and Events

The UK Government must take action in 10 key areas to address the current farming crisis as British farmers join thousands of their European counterpa...

UK Government must work with European Commission on 10 point plan to back British farming

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19 August 2015 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Sheep,Shows and Events

The new Android App, developed by StockTrace, was showcased at the Wynnstay Sheep and Beef Event at Welshpool on 14 August and received great acclaim....

A round of App-lause for the new StockTrace Android App

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14 August 2015 | Arable,Husbandry,Market Reports,News,NFU

Today, August 14, marks the day in the calendar where the British larder would run bare if we fed the nation British food from January 1. This figure...

Back British Farming Day highlights need for greater UK self-sufficiency

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14 August 2015 | Animal Health,Husbandry,Meat,News,Sheep

A Yorkshire slaughterhouse, whose brutal treatment of sheep was revealed through undercover filming by Animal Aid, is reported to have gone into admin...

Slaughterhouse exposed for cruelty goes into administration

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12 August 2015 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Animal Health

Holstein UK have updated their type rankings yesterday (11 August) which confirms the Cogent stud as the out-and-out leader when it comes to transmitt...

Cogent dominates proven conformation chart

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30 July 2015 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Products

Hydor’s stalwart, Dennis Farr is celebrating 50 years service with the company this year and his colleagues are paying tribute to an impressive and ev...

Hydor pioneer celebrates 50 years

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17 June 2015 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Poultry

Due to increasingly stricter legislation in animal welfare and sustainability of production, commercial animal husbandry has gone through tremendous c...

From chicken to egg – Hennovation project launched

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6 February 2015 | Arable,Grassland,Husbandry,News

The final battle in this year’s war against blackgrass and other grassweeds needs careful planning, says Stuart Jackson of Dow AgroSciences. To dat...

Attention to detail critical in spring fight against grassweeds

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3 January 2014 | Animal Health

Improving the efficiency of lamb production was the main topic of discussion during a Farmers’ Union of Wales-organised visit to independent sheep con...

No magic bullet for improving lamb production, FUW farm visit told

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10 December 2013 | Animal Health

Sci-Tech Laboratories is the latest company to become part of the Cawood Scientific Group, joining the well-known analytical businesses, NRM Laborator...

Sci-Tech Laboratories acquired by Cawood Scientific

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26 September 2013 | Education

A genetics showcase and field day for lamb producers organised by Farmers’ Union of Wales Carmarthenshire county chairman Catherine Nakielny at Gelli ...

Farm college students learn  how to buy rams fit for purpose

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25 September 2013 | Husbandry

Advances in technology and research to show how they can help run a business effectively and make life easier for those working in agriculture will be...

FUW conference embraces technology and research

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13 May 2013 | Animal Health

This year's severely delayed start to grass growth makes it all the more important to maximise conversion of grass to live-weight in growing cattle, a...

Compensating for delayed spring grass growth

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9 May 2013 | Animal Health

A new website has been launched by Zoetis (formerly Pfizer AH) for registration of calves on the SureCalf® pre-sale pneumonia protection programme. La...

New website for easy registration on calf health programme

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25 November 2012 | News,Poultry,Husbandry

The United Kingdom egg industry may ask for a further delay to the introduction of the Government's intended ban on the use of beak trimming. The b...

Can free range flocks perform without beak trimming?

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30 October 2012 | Animal Health,Feed and Forage,News,Pigs,Husbandry

When someone mentions feed costs, thoughts typically gravitate towards what is happening in the finishing barn, simply due to the influence it has on ...

Feeding sows more efficiently

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26 September 2012 | Animal Health,News,Sheep,Husbandry

Following the discovery of the Schmallenberg virus in Dyfed, West Wales, earlier this week, there have been calls for a thorough and rapid investigati...

Schmallenberg case 'must be investigated to understand virus'

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25 September 2012 | Animal Health

Welsh farmers were today urged to be vigilant following the detection of Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) antibodies in three cows and one calf on premises i...

Farmers warned on Schamellenberg virus signs

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25 April 2012 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

There were about 216 million cases of malaria and an estimated 655,000 deaths in 2010, according to the World Malaria Report 2011. Malaria mortalit...

Climate change poses malaria risks

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13 April 2012 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,Husbandry,News

Four European academic research groups, together with Pfizer Animal Health, have forged a new research consortium to combat uterine disease - a proble...

New research launched into neglected cattle diseases

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Pig and Poultry Fair 2012 will see the launch of a keenly anticipated new Sireline, the ’faster finishing’ JSR Geneconverter 800m Boar, by...

JSR launch ’Faster Finishing’ Boar

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Rejecting calls for a ban on certain insecticidal seed treatments, the crop protection industry has moved to highlight the regulatory controls and ste...

Bee health a top priority, says crop protection boss

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28 March 2012 | Animal Health,Husbandry,Housing and Equipment,News

RSPCA inspectors were at a UK port today for the first time in more than a decade to check the welfare of hundreds of calves and sheep being shipped a...

Inspectors deployed at ports for first time in decades

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