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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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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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