Beef cattle news around the UK

27 June 2020



Coronavirus: UK beef exports suffer April slump

22 June 2020

Fresh and frozen beef exports down

'Serious financial hit': NI farmers lobby for more Covid-19 support

17 June 2020

Producers lobby for Covid-19 beef and lamb support

Faecal egg counts slash wormer use for Ceredigion farmers

15 June 2020

Farming couple test the way for effective treatments

GPS-wearing cows to help boost Devon woodland

8 June 2020

Scheme will track the cows' movements

Climate impact of grass-fed cattle 'overestimated'

5 June 2020

GHGs of grass-fed cattle lower than thought

Bull beef finishing goes head to head with store production

3 June 2020

Welsh farming couple add value to cattle

Impact of dry weather felt on Welsh livestock farms

29 May 2020

Dry weather impacting grass growth

Atlas of cattle genes sheds light on key traits

27 May 2020

Scientists create detailed library of cattle genes

£25m boost for beef and dairy in Northern Ireland

21 May 2020

Major funding for beef and dairy sectors

Beef farmers call for more focus on UK food security

21 May 2020

Food and farming 'never been more important'

Welsh beef farmers lower calving intervals to boost efficiency

18 May 2020

Producers aim to increase efficiency of herds

Scotland’s bid to eradicate Bovine Viral Diarrhoea takes step forward

17 May 2020

Persistently infected animals must be housed separately

Tighter prime cattle numbers supporting farmgate price

15 May 2020

Balanced consumer demand also providing support

Virtual supply chain aims to boost meat quality and supply

15 May 2020

New livestock app interprets animal data

Beef finisher hopes to cut costs with home-grown crimped barley

15 May 2020

Spring barley could help suckler enterprise

NFU Derbyshire badger cull judicial review rejected

14 May 2020

High Court backs government's decision

Welsh beef farm uses bolus technology to cut calving period

7 May 2020

Tech could shorten suckler herd calving period

Coronavirus: Vets welcome 'pragmatic' amendments to bTB testing

6 May 2020

It will help vets 'maintain food supply chain'

Defra announces temporary exclusion of TB testing in calves

5 May 2020

Farm vets welcome temporary exclusion

Coronavirus: Morrisons sells steaks for half price to help farmers

1 May 2020

Demand from restaurants has collapsed

£1.2m national campaign to aid beef carcase balance

30 April 2020

Aims to address Covid-19 red meat unbalance

Cryptosporidiosis in calves results in 'longer term production losses'

29 April 2020

The disease is a big concern for beef farmers

Waitrose launches 'biggest ever' steak promotional push

29 April 2020

Retailer encouraging public to buy more steak

Coronavirus: UK beef market concerns 'intensify'

27 April 2020

Beef sector remains under continued pressure

Another processor shamed for importing Polish beef

24 April 2020

NI beef processor criticised

NFU president slams retailers for failing to stock British beef

24 April 2020

It comes as Great British Beef Week gets underway

Beef producers 'struggling to adsorb' impacts of Covid-19

23 April 2020

Farmers urge retailers to promote high-end cuts

Coronavirus: Breeding stock sales at marts to resume from 27 April

22 April 2020

Buyers must adhere to social distancing rules

'Little transparency' in beef supply chain, Scottish farmers say

17 April 2020

Beef producers call for greater transparency

Aldi launches value range of British-produced Wagyu steaks

17 April 2020

British Wagyu steaks launched nation-wide