Animal health news around the UK

16 September 2019



UK livestock marts praised for prioritising animal welfare

16 September 2019

Animal welfare of 'paramount importance' in marts

Bovine TB incidence falls in Gloucestershire and Somerset

13 September 2019

New data shows drop in bTB

Eleven new badger cull areas approved for England

12 September 2019

England now has 40 cull areas

New welfare code for pigs unveiled

10 September 2019

It sets out enhanced welfare guidance

New trial to tackle antimicrobial resistance in poultry

10 September 2019

Trials are under way

Philippines culls 7,400 pigs in first cases of swine fever

10 September 2019

Philippines records first two cases of ASF

Changes to NI assurance scheme to speed up BVD eradication

9 September 2019

Efforts to eradicate BVD from NI

Badger Trust demands 'immediate halt' to cull expansions

9 September 2019

New licensed culling zones to be confirmed

Trial looks at new TB test as figures show disease at 10-year high

6 September 2019

Bovine TB at 10-year high in Wales

Licence granted for new foot-and-mouth vaccine

3 September 2019

New commercial licence granted

Parts of UK on red alert for liver fluke

3 September 2019

Farmers urged to be prepared

Numerous reports of summer mastitis triggers warning

2 September 2019

Farmers urged to combat summer mastitis

Case of swine dysentery hits Bucks pig unit

29 August 2019

Swine dysentery confirmed in new county

Labour re-commits to badger cull ban

29 August 2019

The party calls the practice 'inhumane'

Measures to keep livestock safe during heatwaves

21 August 2019

Increase in body temperature can affect productivity

Farmer sentenced for breaking cattle identification and TB rules

21 August 2019

He was ordered to pay out £15k

Bayer sells Animal Health business unit for £6.3bn

21 August 2019

German giant looks to slash debt

UK-wide livestock movement ban 'economically damaging'

20 August 2019

Researchers warn against any ban

Protecting lambs from pasteurellosis this autumn

19 August 2019

Spike in lmbs succumbing to pasteurellosis

Sensing technology set to enhance tests for livestock disease

19 August 2019

New sensing technology is being used

Pig producers criticise 'influential organisation' for covert filming

19 August 2019

Compassion In World Farming criticised

Microbes in cows' stomachs could boost production

16 August 2019

Bugs could up meat and milk yields

New insight into bacterial infections found in noses of cattle

16 August 2019

Findings could help prevent diseases

Oregano essential oil 'effective' in supporting poultry

15 August 2019

It helps birds during disease challenges

'Vital' for farmers to eradicate Mycoplasma Bovis

14 August 2019

Infections have risen in the past 5 years

RSPCA warns against Brexit farm deregulation

14 August 2019

Risk of deregulation highlighted

Welsh farmers 'angry and frustrated' with bovine TB situation

13 August 2019

Scale of loss is 'hugely damaging'

Thermally-stable TB vaccine closer to reality

8 August 2019

TB vaccine that doesn't need refrigeration

Worm control warning after wet and warm weather

7 August 2019

Farmers urged to have a handle on worm control

ASF situations worsens in Bulgaria as 130,000 pigs culled

6 August 2019

State of emergency declared in areas