Animal health news around the UK

16 August 2019



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

Study probes profitability of genetic testing to avoid calf losses

6 August 2019

New research looks at profitability of genetic testing

Thousands of chickens die at broiler farm after heatwave

2 August 2019

Chickens at Moy Park farm die after heatwave

Sheep sector urged to demonstrate responsible antibiotic use

1 August 2019

Sheep farmers asked to show responsible use

New UK border campaign warns of African swine fever

31 July 2019

Tourists must not bring pork from infected areas

UK red meat groups join antibiotic group RUMA

30 July 2019

RUMA now has representation in all parts of UK

Oregano good for pig health and productivity, scientists say

29 July 2019

Scientists study the effects of oregano oil

Veterinary workforce reinstated to Shortage Occupation List

29 July 2019

Livestock vets applaud the government's decision

Beef sector to identify new antibiotic measures

27 July 2019

New consultation launched for farmers

UK hit by another case of swine dysentery

25 July 2019

The disease has been confirmed in East Yorkshire

Climate change warning as farmers brace for hottest day

24 July 2019

UK braces for hottest July day on record

'Years of work destroyed': Farmer loses 70 cattle to bTB

23 July 2019

'We lost all show cows, all our best genetic cows'

Early weaning of lambs 'beneficial' to ewes at tupping

22 July 2019

It brings benefits to ewes and lambs

UK Border Force 'not taking ASF threat seriously enough'

22 July 2019

Concern over African swine fever grows

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

Most livestock vets report suffering work injuries

19 July 2019

20% experience 'very' or 'quite severe' injuries

African swine fever hits China in fresh blow

18 July 2019

Another blow to China's cherished industry

Driffield Show cancelled pig classes over swine dysentery

18 July 2019

Cancelled due to disease concerns

General licence consultation open for Scottish farmers

18 July 2019

It comes amid ongoing legal challenges in England

Scientists achieve potential bovine TB breakthrough

18 July 2019

Researchers have developed two skin tests

Swine fever outbreak could cost UK £85m

17 July 2019

ASF in UK could cost UK pig industry millions

Farmer ordered to pay £36k after welfare offences

16 July 2019

She is also banned from keeping livestock