Beef cattle news around the UK

24 February 2020



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

Stockperson wanted for new share farming arrangement

23 January 2020

Nene Park Trust seeking new stockperson

Ugandan beef 'will have honoured place' in UK, PM says

22 January 2020

Johnson underlined need for closer Africa trade ties

Boost in UK beef exports while imports drop

21 January 2020

Exports increased by nearly a quarter

More diverse seed mixes could help farmers boost bees

21 January 2020

Study shows that variety is key for wild bees

Livestock parasite control guide receives major update

20 January 2020

The technical guidance was last revised in 2014

New group formed to tackle sheep and cattle health issues

17 January 2020

It aims to deliver a more coordinated approach

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