Animal health news around the UK

17 June 2021

Concerns raised over availability and capacity of UK abattoirs

17 June 2021

It comes as government is set to ban live exports

New £40m animal vaccine centre to be established in Surrey

15 June 2021

Centre aims to stop new animal-borne diseases

UK pig sector posts further falls in antibiotic use

11 June 2021

Total reduction since 2015 now stands at 62%

EU set to end use of all cage units in egg production

11 June 2021

Bloc looking to phase out cages by 2027

250,000 birds in NI infected by serious viral infection

10 June 2021

Infectious Laryngotracheitis recorded on 16 farms

Dung beetles key to maintaining healthy pasture

9 June 2021

Beetle populations can help livestock farmers

Boehringer Ingelheim to detect animal diseases using AI

9 June 2021

Firm partners with Lifebit to detect diseases

Livestock Information Service to launch in November

8 June 2021

New movement data system to soon launch

UK to end live exports as government unveils new bill

8 June 2021

UK to become first European country to ban it

Official Veterinarian suspended for dishonesty over bTB testing

27 May 2021

He was found guilty of professional misconduct

Bovine TB: Defra to focus on badger vaccination and cattle vaccine

27 May 2021

New measures to eradicate bTB by 2038 unveiled

Salmonella variants in pigs pose different threats, study says

24 May 2021

Could help to predict risk of salmonella variants

Survey: Lameness-related problems 'key disease priorities'

24 May 2021

Explored key issues eroding sector's efficiency

Wildcats and golden eagles may be released in England

20 May 2021

New 'special reintroduction taskforce' set up

Later-born lambs at 'greatest risk' of nematodirus this year

19 May 2021

'Very different' nematodirus forecast this year

Free BVD screening programme extended until 2023

18 May 2021

Programme helps farmers eliminate the disease

Farmers needed to take part in bTB vaccine field trials

17 May 2021

Eville & Jones will run trials of CattleBCG vaccine

National Sheep Association criticises Norfolk's new eagle project

15 May 2021

It is 'unsurprised' with Natural England's decision

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone lifted as risk now 'low'

14 May 2021

Poultry keepers still urged to be vigilant

UK-first project to provide real time data on cow heat stress

10 May 2021

Project aims to support farmers with new data

CHECS rolls out new membership to tackle bovine TB

10 May 2021

New UK-wide TB Entry Level Membership

RSPCA Assured returns to mandatory on-farm assessments

6 May 2021

Scheme resumes in-person visits from 17 May

New novel technology helps cut poultry antibiotic use

29 April 2021

The technology helps fight against superbug infections

Hill Ram Scheme searches for Welsh commercial flocks

29 April 2021

Sheep genetic improvement scheme opens

Wormer resistance detected in 98% of participating farms

28 April 2021

49 sheep farms took part in the Welsh project

Bovine TB eradication 'must be priority' for next Welsh govt

23 April 2021

Union calls for urgent need to deal with disease

Low quality food imports served in schools, charity warns

21 April 2021

RSPCA calls for higher food sourcing standards

Guidance updated on controlling worms on farms

20 April 2021

UK's three levy boards issue new information

Study aims to curb threat of fatal deer disease

19 April 2021

Project wants to manage outbreaks on farms

NI farmers warned of 'high risk' of Nematodirus infection

19 April 2021

AFBI issues worm infection warning for NI