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21 December 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Supermarkets

Two leading retailers will now publish their data on antibiotic use in the supply chain, in a move welcomed by the industry. Marks and Spencer beca...

Two leading retailers to publish antibiotic use in supply chain

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21 December 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

Following a rise in dirty animals being presented to abattoirs this winter, farmers are being reminded of the importance of sending clean livestock to...

Rise in dirty livestock presented to abattoirs during winter

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21 December 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,Husbandry,News,Products

A new tool has been developed to help farmers in the dairy industry reduce their antibiotic use and help combat antimicrobial resistance. Veterinar...

New tool developed to help dairy farmers reduce antibiotic use

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The European Innovation Partnership Wales has approved 8 agricultural projects to date since being awarded the major Welsh Government Project. With...

Eight innovative farm projects receive major funding

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Pig keepers are being reminded not to feed kitchen scraps to their animals to prevent outbreaks of animal disease. The warning comes after the risk...

Pig keepers reminded not to feed kitchen waste to pigs due to disease risk

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18 December 2017 | Husbandry,News,Sheep

Newly-released statistics show that the sheep population in Wales has passed the 10 million mark for the first time since the turn of the century. ...

Wales' sheep population passes 10 million mark for first time since 2002

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15 December 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

BBC Young Farmer of the Year has spoken about the seriousness of calf pneumonia on his family-run farm. According to the Department for Environment...

Seriousness of calf pneumonia highlighted by BBC Young Farmer

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12 December 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

Wales could be bovine TB free from 2036 if new eradication targets announced today are met. Interim targets, covering 6-year periods, will be set f...

New targets announced for Wales to be officially TB Free from 2036

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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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29 November 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Supermarkets

There are major differences between leading UK supermarkets antibiotic policies, the first assessment of its kind has concluded. As British livesto...

Waitrose shows 'most comprehensive' antibiotic policies, while Asda and Lidl lag behind

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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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28 November 2017 | Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News

The Food Standards Agency and Welsh Lamb and Beef Producers have signed a memorandum of understanding which will result in a reduction of animal feed ...

Earned recognition for Welsh Lamb and Beef Producers feed standards announced

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27 November 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Husbandry,News

The mercury could fall as low as -10 degrees Celsius in Britain as the week progresses, with snow in some parts, forecasters have warned. The Met O...

Farmers given advice as temperatures expected to plummet to -10C

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21 November 2017 | Animal Health,Education,Husbandry,News

Moredun Research Institute and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have announced a new strategic partnership they describe as ‘game-changing’ in advancin...

'Game-changing' partnership announced to advance livestock science

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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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13 November 2017 | Crops and Cereals,Husbandry,News,Produce

Consumers will soon be eating gene-edited foods that have added nutrients, potatoes and apples that do not turn brown, and mushrooms with a longer she...

Consumers may soon be eating gene-edited food, according to scientists

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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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9 November 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

A union has warned farmers to ensure that wood chip bedding for livestock has not been sourced from treated wood, which can contain harmful and potent...

Farmers warned about use of 'harmful' treated wood chip for livestock bedding

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8 November 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

The World Health Organisation has urged farmers to stop using antibiotics to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals because of the seri...

Antibiotic use in healthy farm animals needs to stop, says WHO

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7 November 2017 | Animal Health,Government,Husbandry,News

Brexit negotiators must not jeopardise the current high levels of animal health and welfare enjoyed across the UK, according to a plea issued by the v...

Veterinary industry issues 'Brexit negotiation plea'

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A new generation of grass could boost farm efficiency and tackle climate change, according to scientists. Grass is a staple diet in most livestock ...

New generation of grass could boost farm efficiency and cut emissions

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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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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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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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