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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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22 March 2012 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

The RSPCA’s new chief executive, Thanet Council and Compassion in World Farming have all pledged zero tolerance to breaches of animal welfare or...

RSPCA pledges zero tolerance to welfare breaches at ports

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New rules for the pig industry are intended to create a more-even set of welfare standards across Europe and stop some farmers - such as those in Brit...

New pig welfare standards ’must be enforced’

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Veterinary associations, the CLA and the NFU have expressed enormous disappointment at the backwards step being taken by the Welsh Government, which h...

Organisations attack Welsh stance on badger cull

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Farmers can have more confidence in buying livestock medicines online after NFU lobbying resulted in the launch of a new accreditation scheme for vet ...

New vet meds scheme makes online buying safer for farmers

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6 March 2012 | Animal Health,Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News,Poultry

Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, James Paice MP, has confirmed that eggs being produced in barren battery cages across the EU, and egg prod...

Minister bans movement of battery eggs

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28 February 2012 | Animal Health,Cattle,Feed and Forage,News,Pigs,Sheep

Welsh livestock farmers have expressed their worries about the potential spread of Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) following the increasing incidence of the...

Concerns rise over Schmallenberg

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24 February 2012 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

MSD Animal Health has updated its safety guide for the use of inactivated poultry vaccines. The wallet-sized guide has become popular with poultry man...

MSD Animal Health updates poultry vaccines guide

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21 February 2012 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) supports Defra’s response to the Farming Regulation Task Force aimed at reducing the burden of red tape...

Risk-based regulation 'right direction' for farming

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12 February 2012 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

The NFU has reacted angrily after farmers were left in the dark over new and complex changes to rules governing livestock movements under TB restricti...

NFU criticises AHVLA for leaving farmers unaware of TB rules

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31 January 2012 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Sheep

Further reform of sheep EID regulations is desperately needed to help farmers already struggling to keep on top of inappropriate requirements. That...

More EID reforms needed, say UK farming unions

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26 January 2012 | Animal Health,News

Researchers at the Institute for Animal Health (IAH) and collaborators at the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford, have discovered why some vaccine...

Better vaccines for humans and animals needed

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25 January 2012 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has broadly welcomed the European Commission’s new Animal Welfare Strategy but urges the Commission to ...

Enforcement essential to EU welfare success - Vets

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25 January 2012 | Animal Health,News,Pigs,Produce,Shows and Events

Pig breeding company PIC UK has opened a world-class GT Centre of Excellence which is thought to be the first of its type in the UK and probably in Eu...

PIC opens UK’s first gene transfer centre

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20 January 2012 | Finance,Husbandry,News,Produce

GRAIN MARKETS - Jonathan Lane, Trading Manager WHEAT The Canadian wheat board sees smaller 2012/13 global wheat crop at 677mln/t, and the outlook ...

Market Report - 20/01/2012

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19 January 2012 | Animal Health,News

Eurogroup for Animals is extremely disappointed by the EU’s new Animal welfare strategy published today which outlines the future actions propos...

New EU strategy ’fails’ to highlight animal welfare

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19 January 2012 | Animal Health,News

Landowners and farmers from two carefully-selected areas are now able to apply for licences to pilot new measures designed to tackle the devastating i...

TB Pilot areas confirmed

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10 January 2012 | Animal Health,News

Delaying colostrum intake for more than a few hours can render it ineffective, warns Warwickshire large animal vet Nick Blayney, as changes in the str...

Counting the cost of delaying colostrums

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29 November 2011 | Animal Health,Grassland,News

World class genetics, backed by advanced technical support, has clinched a major franchise contract for UK based JSR Genetics, in the form of a new br...

UK genetics and support win German franchise

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