Sheep news around the UK

13 September 2019



Man fined £300 after dogs attacks sheep

12 September 2019

The man admitted to the offence

GPS-wearing cattle to improve important habitat

11 September 2019

Tracking cattle to improve protected site

Data shows significant growth in lamb sales

10 September 2019

Sales of lamb grow sharply in three months

25 sheep illegally butchered in Northamptonshire

10 September 2019

Illegal butchery rocks county again

Farmer aims to break lamb shearing world record

9 September 2019

Attempt is in memory of his daughter

New plans to support sheep sector after no-deal

5 September 2019

Farming minister unveils two options

Michael Portillo to promote British wool in Sheep Drive

5 September 2019

He will lead sheep across London Bridge

100 hill farmers meet with Defra on post-Brexit schemes

4 September 2019

Meetings spoke about ELM scheme

Farmers get behind campaign to promote British lamb

4 September 2019

The initiative comes amid growing uncertainty

Advert banned for claiming wool 'as cruel as fur'

4 September 2019

Ad by PETA banned for being 'misleading'

'Lack of sheep grazing' contributed to Llantysilio fire

3 September 2019

The huge blaze started last July

Parts of UK on red alert for liver fluke

3 September 2019

Farmers urged to be prepared

Dorset farmer granted restraining order against vegan activist

3 September 2019

He was harassed for eight months

Hill farmers warned of breaches in sheep support scheme

2 September 2019

The scheme opened on 1 September

Police find 26 lambs slaughtered on Northants farm

2 September 2019

Latest butchery attack plaguing the county

Can stuck in sheep's mouth highlights rural rubbish blight

30 August 2019

Issue of rubbish in countryside highlighted

Grant safeguards Isle of Mull's only abattoir

29 August 2019

Financial support pledged to abattoir

Retailer support for Scottish lamb stronger than 2018

29 August 2019

Results from the biggest shelfwatch ever

Farm group 'disturbed' at PM's decision to prorogue parliament

28 August 2019

Govt has asked Queen to suspend Parliament

Increased supply of lambs slows down prime sheep prices

28 August 2019

Prices well below last year’s levels

Project seeks to boost Welsh lamb's reputation

28 August 2019

New research project launched for Welsh lamb

Optimise tupping success with early condition scoring of flocks

27 August 2019

Critical time for managing ewes for breeding

Love Lamb Week to encourage better use of carcase

25 August 2019

Campaign takes places from 1st September

Second highest priced sheep ever sold at 200,000gns

23 August 2019

Midlock Capaldi was the talk of the yard

Sheep to return to Hampstead Heath after 60 year absence

23 August 2019

A small flock will be released on Monday

Scotch lamb shelf watch to commence

22 August 2019

How strong is support for Scotch lamb?

Measures to keep livestock safe during heatwaves

21 August 2019

Increase in body temperature can affect productivity

Eleven lambs killed in illegal butchery incident

20 August 2019

Criminals target Northamptonshire again

UK-wide livestock movement ban 'economically damaging'

20 August 2019

Researchers warn against any ban

Farmers' views needed on recent sea eagle release

20 August 2019

It follows releases in Isle of Wight