Beef cattle news around the UK

3 April 2020



TB testing in NI to stop unless under 'exceptional circumstances'

2 April 2020

NI sets out TB plan in response to Covid-19

Coronavirus: Livestock mart teams up with online auction platform

26 March 2020

Scottish co-op introduces online bidding

Coronavirus: Beef farmers urge government to prioritise food production

24 March 2020

'Govt must prioritise agriculture and food production'

Farmers seeing 'best returns' by utilising live sales ring

24 March 2020

They also reach a wider buying audience

McDonald's farmer suppliers to see stock diverted as stores close

24 March 2020

Coronavirus has caused a temporary closure

New livestock auction figures show strong support for red meat sector

23 March 2020

Strong trade throughout last year

'Positive result': Farmers welcome UK and US beef protocol

16 March 2020

Comes amid uncertainty for the UK beef sector

'Considerable opportunity' to improve Scottish beef sector's efficiency

12 March 2020

Beefing up Scotland's beef efficiency

Beef farmers criticise new calls for public to cut red meat

11 March 2020

Beef sector backlash after publication of new report

Supply of prime cattle forecast to tighten through 2020

10 March 2020

Scotland’s calf registration during 2019 reached 552,700

British beef exports edge closer to US market

9 March 2020

The deal could be worth £66m

Two educational beef farm tours to commence in May

9 March 2020

Tours will showcase progressive thinking

Government announces badger cull 'exit strategy'

5 March 2020

Vaccinations will instead be favoured

LSE students vote to ban beef from student union outlets

26 February 2020

London university becomes latest to attack beef

Beef bans based on 'popular opinion, not facts', Harper Adams says

24 February 2020

It criticises other unis for 'knee-jerk reactions'

New standard agreed for measuring beef farm antibiotic use

21 February 2020

It encourages sector to use 'common language'

GB cattle population falls compared to Jan 2019

20 February 2020

Britain's cattle population has shrunk

New figures shed light on Welsh beef industry trends

20 February 2020

It follows a difficult year for beef producers

New Scottish beef sector climate group announced

12 February 2020

It will examine how to reduce GHG emissions

Livestock 'are at the heart' of boosting farmland birds

12 February 2020

'Cows and sheep integral to boosting wildlife'

Man ordered to pay £6,000 after failing to keep cattle records

12 February 2020

The Gloucestershire man pleaded guilty to 13 charges

Aldi announces new way of sourcing Scotch beef

12 February 2020

It aims to provide long-term security for farmers

Farmers welcome Aldi's move to stock PGI Welsh Beef

11 February 2020

'Much needed boost' for livestock industry

UK beef farmers call for stronger labelling on packaging

8 February 2020

It comes as UK seeks Brexit trade deals

Great British Beef Week to return in April

3 February 2020

The initiative champions British beef producers

'Next big thing for meat': Aldi launches British Wagyu products

30 January 2020

The prized meat is produced in Yorkshire

'Efficiency, weather and politics' causes bumper year for UK red meat

26 January 2020

Number of factors behind 2019 bumper year

Store cattle market starts 2020 on a firm footing

25 January 2020

Prices have started 2020 lacking direction

Climate crisis: Farmers warn of danger of blaming UK livestock

24 January 2020

'Agriculture alone can't fix the problem'

UK researchers to monitor methane emissions in grazing cattle

24 January 2020

There is little data on outdoor cattle emissions