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11 February 2019 | News,Other Livestock,Rural Life,Sheep

An 'off the grid' farm in the Devon countryside has become the UK's first business to offer customers 'alpaca yoga'. Rosebud Alpacas, a self-styled...

'Off the grid' Devon farm UK first to offer 'alpaca yoga'

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16 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Other Livestock,Poultry,Sheep

More than 400 farm animals have been seized from a man suspected of stealing them, with police now working to find the rightful owners. Police in N...

Police hunt the rightful owners of more than 400 stolen animals

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3 September 2018 | Animal Health,News,Other Livestock

The veterinary industry has called for anaesthesia to be used for pain management during goat disbudding in a bid to end "unnecessary suffering". A...

Vets call for anaesthesia use for pain management during goat disbudding

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27 July 2018 | News,NFU,Other Livestock,Shows and Events

A goat farmer from Monmouthshire has been announced the Wales Woman Farmer of the Year for her contribution to raising the profile of women in farming...

Goat farmer from Monmouthshire awarded Wales Woman Farmer of the Year

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11 July 2018 | Meat,News,Other Livestock

A new not-for-profit food business is aiming to turn the UK into a nation of year-round game eaters, insisting the meat is low fat and free range. ...

Not-for-profit food business aims to put game on public's plates

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28 March 2018 | News,Other Livestock,Poultry,Products

An alpaca and chicken keeper has recommended only one thing to the novice rural poultry keeper - to install Electric Poultry Netting, because as she d...

Chicken keeper recommends one thing to novice keepers - install electric fencing

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14 March 2018 | Meat,News,Other Livestock,Produce

Scottish wild venison may get EU recognition as a protected food as the UK government sends an application for PGI status. Scottish wild venison is...

Scottish wild venison may get EU recognition as a protected food

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23 February 2018 | Animal Health,News,Other Livestock,Shows and Events

A veterinary company has held its first ever alpaca blood donation event for local farmers, bringing BBC Countryfile TV crews to Derby to document it....

Alpaca blood donation event brings BBC Countryfile to Derby

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15 February 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Other Livestock,Sheep

Eight sheep have died and one alpaca injured following a dog attack on livestock in north Wales yesterday. The attack happened on a farm between Br...

Eight sheep dead and one alpaca injured due to dog attack in Wales

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7 February 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Other Livestock

A Hertfordshire alpaca farm had to go into "shutdown" after a local hunt lost control of its dogs. A large pack of dogs ran loose and caused distre...

Dogs loose from hunt 'terrorise the hell' out of alpacas on farm

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There has been a significant reduction in the number of horses being actively fly-grazed in Wales following the implementation of a law designed to cr...

Fly-grazing in Wales down 83 percent between 2012 to 2016

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17 January 2018 | Dairy,News,Other Livestock

All of Arla's goat milk suppliers have been handed notice of contract termination, including some suppliers of Abergavenny Fine Foods. In a stateme...

'Absolutely devastating': Arla's goat milk suppliers given contract termination

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15 January 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Other Livestock

A Buckinghamshire farm has said they are "heartbroken and devastated" after three of their alpacas were found beaten to death. The RSPCA are now se...

Farmers 'heartbroken' after finding three alpacas beaten to death

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13 December 2017 | Cattle,News,Other Livestock,Rural Life

A farmer has issued a plea on social media to find a water buffalo which got "spooked" and left the farm. The animal, which has been on the run for...

Farmer takes to social media in bid to catch his escaped buffalo

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Farmers have challenged the credibility of proposals to ban the live export of livestock from the UK following Brexit. The subject of banning live ...

Farmers question credibility of proposals to ban live exports post-Brexit

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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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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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23 August 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Other Livestock

A farmer has had her nine Shetland ponies stabbed in a "barbaric" attack in the late hours of the evening - with one dying from a suspected heart atta...

Farmer's rescued-Shetland pony killed in 'barbaric' attack

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16 August 2017 | News,Other Livestock,Produce

Scottish venison producers are to supply the Chinese medicine market with a shipment of red deer antlers. An important shipment of Scottish Red Dee...

Red deer farmer to supply antlers to Chinese medicine market

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15 May 2017 | Meat,News,Other Livestock

Scottish farmers are being told to be more alert to the opportunities of investing in deer farming as a suitable enterprise to complement stock farmin...

Scottish farmers told of 'rewarding opportunities' in deer farming

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The ground has been broken on a major international initiative to rid the world of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR). Also known as sheep and goat p...

Plan launched to eradicate destructive sheep plague causing 'major losses' to world's poorest

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17 October 2016 | Meat,News,Other Livestock,Produce,Rural Life

Game meat is now the focus of an innovative project which will see it being brought to the forefront for consumers in Wales. Game meat, such as phe...

Game meat project launched to increase value to Welsh economy by 2020

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13 October 2016 | Arable,Education,News,Other Livestock,Rural Life

Handling heavy horses that can weigh over 2000 pounds and stand 17 hands, or six feet, tall is just one of many skills that Danielle Chatten, 24, has ...

24-year-old farmer Danielle ploughs a straight furrow to her ideal job

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12 October 2016 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Other Livestock,Shows and Events

NFU Cymru is launching its annual award to find the best livestock person working within the agricultural industry in Wales, with the award winner rec...

Welsh Livestock Champion Award launched

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With a wide range of technical seminars, trade stands, top class livestock and free entrance, this year’s Smithfield Festival on the 15 and 16 Novembe...

2016 Smithfield Festival appeals to all sectors

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