Beef cattle news around the UK

17 January 2020



New £1m study to help combat Johne's disease

15 January 2020

The disease has a big impact on livestock health

Technical efficiencies 'crucial' to viability of livestock sector

13 January 2020

Producers have improved technical efficiencies

Australian bushfires kill thousands of livestock

7 January 2020

More than 100,000 expected to have been killed

Rafoxanide 'not an appropriate alternative' when treating liver fluke

23 December 2019

Experts issue warning to farmers

New ‘field-to-fork’ approach could benefit beef farmers

18 December 2019

Producers continue to see low beef prices

Cattle 'ten times more likely' to catch bTB from badgers

17 December 2019

Genetic clues of TB spread revealed

Livestock 'likely' to eat more of this year’s low dry matter, wet silage

16 December 2019

This winter’s silage is wetter, lower in dry matter

Farmers reminded to apply for suckler beef support scheme

12 December 2019

The scheme supports Scotland's beef producers

Irish beef farmers blockade Tesco facility

10 December 2019

Farmers demand better beef prices

UEA students vote to overturn beef ban

10 December 2019

Move seen as a victory for common sense

Early detection of lameness 'can minimise foot issues in herds'

6 December 2019

Recognise signs of lameness at an early stage

Irish farmers blockade Aldi facility and demand price increase

6 December 2019

Angry farmers urge 'immediate' beef price hike

Vaccine launched to protect calves from pneumonia

5 December 2019

Farmers can protect calves as young as one week

Farmers urged to monitor out-wintered livestock

4 December 2019

Tips to ensure livestock stay healthy over winter

Scottish beef prices increase after period of decline

3 December 2019

Farmgate beef prices experience modest rise

Arla introduces new calf policy to increase selling options

28 November 2019

UK dairy co-op unveils new calf policy

Beef farmers take control of supply chain with new group

28 November 2019

Three Beef Shorthorn breeders start new group

Lamb prices boosted by solid UK and international demand

25 November 2019

However, beef prices significantly down

Farmer wins English Winter Fair with British Blue cross heifer

19 November 2019

Somerset farmer wins with Starlight

NI farmers urged to negotiate prices amid cattle shortage

14 November 2019

Abattoirs are currently experiencing a cattle shortage

Five Aberdeen Angus cattle stolen from NI farm

12 November 2019

Police are urging for more information

First 'Limousin Prize Show' to take place to promote breed

8 November 2019

50th anniversary of the breed's presence in UK

Applications for Welsh grassland programme now open

7 November 2019

Farmers told to 'prosper from pasture'

UK red meat exports boost despite Brexit

4 November 2019

New analysis shows positive period for UK meat

Liver fluke warning for North Wales farmers

4 November 2019

The area is at 'high risk'

Pinehill takes bidding to 3000gns in Co Tyrone

30 October 2019

100% clearance of pedigree bulls

Beef and lamb total retail sales on the up

25 October 2019

Retail sales grew over the summer

Aldi unveils beef traceability programme for Scotch beef

24 October 2019

Cuts of meat are matched with animal of origin

Commoners urged to remove cattle horns after injuries

23 October 2019

New Forest commoners advised to dehorn cattle

Princess Anne learns about grass-fed beef on Scottish farm

23 October 2019

The 100-ha farm welcomed royalty this week