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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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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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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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A report from three European health agencies presents new data on antibiotic consumption and antibiotic resistance and reflects improved surveillance ...

More evidence on link between antibiotic use and resistance, report finds

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Many farmers never stop to consider why animals behave as they do and, more importantly, what this behaviour could mean to their personal safety. A...

Farm Safety Week: Farmers urged to stay safe with livestock

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Welsh farmers must be guaranteed 'unfettered access' to EU markets after Brexit, a leading figure in the meat industry has warned. In his first spe...

Head of red meat body says 'unfettered access' to EU markets after Brexit crucial

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

A new veterinary school is hoping to be established offering training amid concerns over the possibility over a lack of veterinary workforce post-Brex...

New vet school in talks due to fears of EU vets leaving UK

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A West Yorkshire farmer has been fined for feeding sandwiches filled with meat to his pigs. Halifax council officers said the farmer broke legislat...

West Yorkshire farmer fined £4000 for feeding meat sandwiches to pigs

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18 July 2017 | Housing and Equipment,Husbandry,News,Poultry

What would you do if you promised to keep your neighbours chicken safe and she vanished? Well that is just the dilemma that an Electric Fencing Direct...

Dare-devil hen wonders across 10 acres of fields due to faulty fence

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The government has moved to dampen fears in the medicine and veterinary industries by saying they will continue to 'work closely' with the the Europea...

Livestock industry welcomes UK announcement to keep ties with European Medicines Agency

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Current legalisation will not allow a proposed lynx release into the UK wild to take place, the sheep industry has warned. With rumours abound of a...

Current legalisation will not allow proposed lynx release, warns sheep industry

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New research has validated claims of traditional healers in Ethiopia that indigenous plants have strong anti-parasitic properties. The Scotland Rur...

UK research validates traditional African healers’ claims over parasite infections

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27 June 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Sheep

New point of sale identifiers will allow breeders to spot top rams at sales thanks to a new initiative from Signet Breeding Services. The gold and ...

Breeders to spot top ranking rams with new identifiers

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26 June 2017 | Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy has hailed the 150-year anniversary of livestock sales at Lawrie & Symington, Scotland’s premier au...

Cabinet Secretary hails auctioneers’ 150-year celebration at Royal Highland Show

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) could be a bigger cause of death than cancer by 2050, scientists have said. Scientists attended a meeting called by ...

Antimicrobial resistance could be more deadly than cancer by 2050, scientists say

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15 June 2017 | Animal Health,Dairy,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

Developing new genetic and genomic traits for the dairy industry will require worldwide collaboration, according to experts. AHDB Dairy and Scotlan...

Global collaboration 'vital' for future of dairy genetic selection

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A breakthrough study has looked to alleviate the antibiotics 'time bomb' in the farming industry. The study has looked into using 'bacteriophages',...

Breakthrough study to alleviate antibiotics 'time bomb' in farming industry

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