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9 October 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

Hexham Auction Market Company have been ordered to pay over £12,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to 16 offences relating to livestock move...

Hexham Mart fined £12,000 after pleading guilty to 16 movement offences

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5 October 2017 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News

Worldwide livestock reproduction and bovine technology business ST genetics of Texas has become the majority shareholder in the UK’s largest bull stud...

Texan ST genetics to become majority shareholder in UK’s Cogent Breeding Ltd

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4 October 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

An article by Guardian writer and vegan campaigner George Monbiot has caused a stir on social media, after he said "the last argument for farming anim...

Social media criticises George Monbiot for anti-farming Guardian piece

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3 October 2017 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,Husbandry,News

A new report launched today has called for a shake-up of UK agriculture because it is too "unhealthy", and suggests a "farmed animal tax". The Grow...

Report recommends 'farm animal tax' because UK agriculture is too 'unhealthy'

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28 September 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Rural Life

The council has decided that Louth Cattle Market is set to be refurbished rather than sold off for redevelopment, much to local farmers' relief. Ea...

Farmers relieved as Louth Cattle Market set to be refurbished rather than closed down

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27 September 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Sheep

The Government has created a list of native farm animal breeds considered to be at particular risk of an outbreak of exotic disease. The list has b...

UK breeds at risk from exotic animal disease outbreaks

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26 September 2017 | Husbandry,News

A countrywide network of Strategic Farms has been announced, which have been selected to drive improvements and increase productivity across a variety...

Strategic Farms confirmed in project to increase productivity across UK

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26 September 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

An independent survey is to be carried out at 24 livestock markets across the UK to evaluate animal welfare provisions. The opening of the first pu...

Survey to evaulate animal welfare provisions at 24 livestock markets

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25 September 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

Northern Irish farmers will be 'disappointed' that the BVD incentivisation scheme is closing on 30 September, as a farming union urges farmers to subm...

Northern Irish farmers urged to submit BVD claims before 30 Sept deadline

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20 September 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,Cattle,Government,Husbandry,News

The Labour Party has written to the Government seeking answers over its decision to implement the badger cull more widely. Eleven additional licenc...

Labour seeks answers over Government's 'dramatic' badger cull plans

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18 September 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,Education,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

Holstein Young Breeders will be showcasing British farming when it welcomes an Australian exchange student this September. Holstein Australia has a...

Young breeder brings Australia to Britain for dairy exploration

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The UK’s veterinary body has highlighted the impact flooding could have on small holders and farmers following the UK's first storm of the season, Sto...

Vets highlight flood risk to livestock welfare following Storm Aileen

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13 September 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

A national vaccination awareness campaign has been launched to encourage farmers to consider vaccinating calves against calf pneumonia. The campai...

Vaccination awareness campaign launched as survey finds calf pneumonia remains prevalent

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7 September 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

The largest dairy show in the UK is gearing up to showcase the best of the best to producers across the country, from top genetics to cutting-edge inn...

Showcasing the future of UK dairy at the Dairy Show

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5 September 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Sheep,Shows and Events

Farmers have voiced their concerns about the introduction of Quarantine Units, calling them a "threat" to small agricultural shows. The new regulat...

Farmers call upcoming introduction of Quarantine Units a 'threat' to small farm shows

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4 September 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

Lilburn Estates have been awarded the 2017 Glendale Agricultural Society Herd Competition for their "attention to detail and the ability to use all re...

Lilburn estates scoop top accolade in new herd competition

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2 September 2017 | Animal Health,Crops and Cereals,Husbandry,News,Produce

Unifying the approaches to plant and animal breeding through the use of genomic selection is crucial to achieving global food security, according to a...

Leading scientists call for unified approach to plant and animal breeding

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30 August 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

Industry proposals to help the UK’s life sciences sector become an international benchmark for success are being unveiled today (30 August). Sir Jo...

Industry-led proposals to build UK’s status as world leader in life sciences

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18 August 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

Calves should be routinely provided with appropriate analgesia alongside local anaesthesia to effectively manage pain during necessary procedures, the...

Farmers urged to prescribe analgesia alongside local anaesthesia to manage pain in calves

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16 August 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Sheep

In order to reduce antimicrobial use on farm, sheep producers are being encouraged by AHDB to vaccination so enzootic abortion is better controlled. ...

Farmers urged to vaccinate to control enzootic abortion in ewes

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15 August 2017 | Cattle,Government,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Produce,Sheep

A group of UK livestock industry representatives has called on the Government to start acting now to help secure new export outlets for the industry. ...

‘Tremendous opportunity’: Livestock group urges new Brexit export outlets

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14 August 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

A change of cattle breed has changed the lifestyle, performance and profit for suckler beef farmers in the UK and France. According to the Stabilis...

Stabilisers to fulfill French demand for UK beef genetics

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12 August 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

An outbreak of bovine TB has been confirmed in a herd of cattle on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The croft involved is currently under restriction wh...

Outbreak of bovine TB in herd of cattle on Isle of Skye

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The Government plans to install mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England, with the veterinary industry calling it a ‘huge win’ for animal heal...

Mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses announced by Government

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28 July 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,Husbandry,News

An antibiotic pressure group has urged caution over a new article published by the British Medical Journal, urging farmers to complete their antibioti...

Antibiotic alliance urges farmers to complete their antibiotic medication

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