Sheep news around the UK

22 July 2019



Latitude Festival's dyed sheep 'completely safe'

22 July 2019

Council calms fears over sheep welfare

Farmer fined for neglecting sheep with scab

22 July 2019

His sheep suffered severe wool loss

No-deal Brexit: UK sheep trade would 'fall substantially'

19 July 2019

Farmers would see 'significant upheaval'

Over 100 sheep illegally butchered since March

19 July 2019

The crimes have happened in Northamptonshire

Brexit: Mass slaughter of sheep 'disastrous' for farmers

18 July 2019

Destroying sheep post-Brexit is 'worst case scenario'

Nine lambs illegally butchered on Northants farm

17 July 2019

It is the fifth incident in last 10 days

Sheep group highlights 'tough line' on jetters and showers

15 July 2019

It is to 'protect future of sheep scab control'

Welsh farmers wanted for animal health project

15 July 2019

Beef and sheep farmers are wanted

Further incidents of illegal butchery hits Northants

15 July 2019

15 sheep illegally butchered in Kelmarsh

Enzootic Abortion of Ewes campaign launched

12 July 2019

The disease is a significant burden to sheep

Boris Johnson signals possible ban on live exports

12 July 2019

He called it a 'really terrible business'

Second case of illegal slaughtering hits Northants farm

12 July 2019

Police said the scene was 'gruesome and sickening'

'I feel like giving up': Farmer finds sheep illegally butchered

11 July 2019

He said it was 'professionally done'

High-tech 'sheep shed' to monitor sustainability

10 July 2019

Farm lab adds 'high tech sheep shed'

Benefits of proactive flock management at weaning time

9 July 2019

Farmers are urged to keep an eye on three factors

Loose dog kills five lambs in Hampshire

9 July 2019

Appeal issued after lambs found dead

Natural England risks alienating hill farmers, group says

8 July 2019

Farmers urged to further reduce stocking levels

Video: 12 sheep retrieved from river after 'challenging' rescue

8 July 2019

The very fast current created a 'dangerous situation'

No-deal Brexit 'socially and economically disastrous', NFU says

8 July 2019

Farmers 'may go out of business', Minette Batters warned

NFU calls for 'effective incentives' to reach net zero by 2040

5 July 2019

British farmers 'leading the way' in climate-friendly food

'Misleading' messages about sheep farming 'needs to stop'

4 July 2019

Farmers remind media of their responsibility

Calls for Scottish govt to make up LFASS shortfall

3 July 2019

Gap in funding 'can and must be made good'

Around 50 sheep stolen from Staffordshire farm

3 July 2019

Sheep, including lambs, were stolen

UK market just as important as overseas trade, farmers say

2 July 2019

Sheep farmers highlight importance of UK market

Five sheep stolen and believed killed in Northants

1 July 2019

Five sheep were stolen before being killed

Video: Man sentenced after he filmed himself stealing sheep

27 June 2019

He filmed himself stealing sheep before releasing it in Sheffield

Farmers call for dedicated rural police unit for Wales

25 June 2019

There's a lack of confidence in the legal system

Farmers to breed African sheep as UK demand grows

25 June 2019

The fat-tailed sheep will satisfy UK market demand

Police erect sheep worrying signs to educate public

24 June 2019

The signs remind dog owners of their responsibilities

Derbyshire County Show hit by livestock restrictions

22 June 2019

The show is 'unable to host' cattle and sheep