Beef cattle news around the UK

17 October 2019



Scottish cattle numbers fall to lowest point since 1950s

15 October 2019

Significant decline in cattle numbers

Plans to reduce carcase weight an 'opportunity' for Charolais

14 October 2019

It comes as processors plan to reduce carcase weights

One of Wales' biggest abattoirs to stop processing beef

14 October 2019

Move described as 'another blow' for farmers

Badger culling effective in reducing bTB in cattle, study says

11 October 2019

Peer-reviewed study says culling reduces new outbreaks

Scientists genetically engineer hornless dairy bulls

9 October 2019

Move to make livestock handling safer

Design cattle handling systems to fit purpose, farmers advised

8 October 2019

Farmers warned about 'one size fits all' system

Majority of Europeans against EU-Mercosur deal

8 October 2019

Cheap beef and deforestation are concerns

Video: Farmer rescues calf trapped in underground pipe

3 October 2019

The rescue took over 2 hours to complete

Farmer prepares for Brexit by turning land into Stone Age state

3 October 2019

He wants to help wildlife while preparing for Brexit

Trial reveals point of 'peak profit' to cut livestock emissions

2 October 2019

Study analysed six years of real-world data

Beef sector's voluntary code could become law to ease price crisis

1 October 2019

New proposals unveiled during NFU meeting

Prestigious herd of pedigree Limousins to go under hammer

27 September 2019

The sale will include 64 cows and more

Farm tech used in Highlands to help US beef ranchers

26 September 2019

Beefing up cattle production in New Mexico

Urgent meeting held amid ongoing beef price crisis

26 September 2019

Beef groups got together to discuss the crisis

Protest set to block Irish lorries carrying beef, letter claims

25 September 2019

It says protest will start at Holyhead Port

New sheep and cattle group proposed to advance welfare

24 September 2019

Consultation seeks views on formation of group

NI beef farmers' income 'down £27.5m'

23 September 2019

Northern Irish farmers have 'lost' millions

Austria's rejection of Mercosur could derail EU trade deal

23 September 2019

Concern mounts over environment and Amazon

Swansea City FC helps fund badger vaccination pilot

20 September 2019

The Championship team helps bTB efforts

Feeding cattle biochar could reduce nitrate leaching

20 September 2019

Field lab to look at findings

Farmers' views needed on RSPCA proposals to tackle bTB

19 September 2019

Farmers and vets asked for views on bTB

NFU demands meeting with Defra over worsening beef prices

18 September 2019

Continued low prices 'extremely alarming'

Farmers call for urgent Defra meeting over cull rejection

18 September 2019

It follows rejection of Derbyshire cull

New technology to advance Scottish cattle traceability

17 September 2019

It will track cattle throughout their life

'Uncertain times': Farming family raises concern over beef sector

17 September 2019

Brexit and poor prices continue to affect beef

Nominations open for best Scotch beef and lamb producer

13 September 2019

Less than one month left to nominate

Bovine TB incidence falls in Gloucestershire and Somerset

13 September 2019

New data shows drop in bTB

Eleven new badger cull areas approved for England

12 September 2019

England now has 40 cull areas

GPS-wearing cattle to improve important habitat

11 September 2019

Tracking cattle to improve protected site

Farmers criticise Cambridge Uni for banning beef

11 September 2019

Uni drops beef from catering outlets