Animal health news around the UK

26 January 2021

Fundraiser for family after fifth of herd tests bTB positive

25 January 2021

The Cornish family now face financial collapse

NI officials to inspect isolation of BVD positive animals

23 January 2021

Farmers urged to comply or risk prosecution

MPs' inquiry to scrutinise potential live export ban

22 January 2021

Possible new rules will affect live animal exports

New tech to help develop rapid diagnosis of mastitis

22 January 2021

It will also reduce the use of dairy antibiotics

£100m donation to help develop novel livestock antibiotics

21 January 2021

Aims to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance

Genus forecasts 'strong growth' in half-year profits

21 January 2021

Firm's divisions in China see 'momentum'

Genetic insights into chickens could help tackle food bug

18 January 2021

New study reveals the genetic basis of resistance

Hill farmer joins major sheep genetic improvement project

13 January 2021

Ben Williams joins the Hill Ram Scheme with 23 others

Vet urges farmers to 'take control' of flock health and welfare

12 January 2021

Farmers told to look at health plans

Farmer issued 10-year livestock ban after welfare breaches

11 January 2021

Herefordshire farmer sentenced after 'serious' case

Union 'deeply concerned' after NI bird flu cases

8 January 2021

Keepers told to review and heighten biosecurity

80,000 birds to be culled after new avian influenza cases

7 January 2021

Northern Ireland impacted by cases of bird flu

Access to veterinary services protected amid lockdown

6 January 2021

Vet practices and firms allowed to remain open

Farmers told to be aware of plant poison risk to sheep

4 January 2021

Warning on risk of certain ornamental plants to sheep

Disease control measures in place after NI bird flu case

3 January 2021

Temporary control zones and cull to go ahead

Two new cases of bird flu recorded in Devon and Norfolk

30 December 2020

Highly-pathogenic avian influenza confirmed

Scottish farmers urged to support badger survey work

29 December 2020

Recent report raises gaps in badger knowledge

MPs recognise critical vet shortages as end of transition looms

28 December 2020

Concerns over UK's future veterinary capacity

Bird flu confirmed in Norfolk captive bird premises

27 December 2020

Avian influenza of H5N8 subtype recorded

Backyard flock and duck farm hit by H5N8 bird flu

21 December 2020

Norfolk and Dorset premises latest causalities

New bird flu outbreaks in Orkney and North Yorkshire

18 December 2020

Both cases have occurred in poultry

Researchers turn to AI in battle against bovine TB

17 December 2020

Tech giant NVIDIA to help farmers fight disease

New rapid diagnostic test developed for liver fluke

15 December 2020

Results are available within ten minutes

Bird flu outbreak in poultry at premises in Derbyshire

15 December 2020

Second outbreak recorded in matter of days

Longer shelf-life for popular calf scour vaccine

14 December 2020

It can be used for up to 28 days after broaching

Concern over NI farmers' access to genetics after 1 January

14 December 2020

UK trade 'essential for future of NI’s breeding stock'

Highly-pathogenic bird flu confirmed in Worcestershire

14 December 2020

Outbreak at wild bird rescue centre

Keepers reminded of next week's mandatory housing measures

11 December 2020

All keepers will have to put in place measures

Use of antibiotics up slightly in UK egg sector

11 December 2020

Enteritis in poultry blamed for the rise

Fewer than 100 NI herds retaining BVD Positives

10 December 2020

Figures have been described as 'remarkable'