Cattle news around the UK

24 June 2019



Derbyshire County Show hit by livestock restrictions

22 June 2019

The show is 'unable to host' cattle and sheep

Farmer fortifies business with climate-smart grasses

21 June 2019

Grass and crop choice ensures profitable and efficient business

Badger vaccination grant opens for applications

20 June 2019

The grant covers 50% of badger vaccination costs

Prices fall to three year low for Scottish beef producers

17 June 2019

Prices fall to three-year low in climate of uncertainty

Research suggests wolves could be beneficial in fight against TB

6 June 2019

Wolves may not be a hindrance to farmers after all

Not all meat has same environmental footprint, report says

5 June 2019

Animals that are fed only grass are 'part of the solution'

Grazing infrastructure halves farmer’s winter housing period

5 June 2019

Welsh farmer James Evans has proven this is possible

New set of EBVs aim to make bull choosing easier

31 May 2019

Buy the bull needed by using new EBVs

Dairy farmers invited to take part in mastitis field lab trial

29 May 2019

Farmers will trial the new test kit to help cut antibiotic use

British milking herd continues to decline

24 May 2019

Statistics for April 2019 show herds continue to fall

Video shows farmer pulling missing calf from badger hole

22 May 2019

The Canadian farmer's calf was missing for over a day

Scots prime cattle producers see prices climb by 5%

20 May 2019

But producer prices remain 5% lower than last year

EBVs key to lighter carcass weight requirements for suckler beef calves

20 May 2019

Farmers should buy bulls with a positive fat depth EBV

Farmers urged to follow guidance to prevent Bluetongue in UK

15 May 2019

The midge-borne disease is circulating around Europe

32 cows arrive at world's first floating dairy farm

15 May 2019

The cows arrived at the self-sufficient urban farm in Rotterdam

NI farmers urge beef processors to increase prices for cattle

2 May 2019

Beef price losses 'could not remain the norm'

Brushing contributes to positive welfare in dairy cows

2 May 2019

Giving animals choices is likely to enhance welfare

Farmers help produce burger with one of world's most expensive meats

2 May 2019

The Scotch Wagyu burgers come from Japanese breeds reared in Scotland

Scottish farmers call for increased funding as cattle numbers fall

2 May 2019

Cattle numbers in Scotland continue to fall

Cattle health schemes see 30% increase in membership

1 May 2019

Farmers are seeing productivity benefits to controlling disease

Welsh Water removes meat-free message after backlash

1 May 2019

Welsh Water urged people to go meat-free to 'save water'

Bovine TB compensation paid to farmers 'unsustainable', Minister says

1 May 2019

NFU Cymru blames Welsh govt for increase in TB compensation

Farmers criticise Ofwat for 'misrepresenting' UK beef production

30 April 2019

A tweet encouraging people to go meat-free backfired

2019 National Brown Swiss Show judge confirmed for UK Dairy Day

29 April 2019

Queenslander Robbie Radel will travel to UK to judge Brown Swiss classes

Video: Farmer highlights environmental credentials of livestock farming

29 April 2019

Farmer Martin Kennedy says not enough recognition is given to industry

Creators of highly sensitive bovine TB test win major dairy award

18 April 2019

The test is able to detect mycobacteria within just six hours

Mother and son sentenced after 84 cattle found in 'horrific circumstances'

17 April 2019

Officers recalled how they encountered scenes of 'utter devastation'

Three cows survive after falling in underground slurry pit

16 April 2019

Firefighters were called to the farm early in the morning to rescue the animals

Health and safety watchdog warns farmers over livestock risks

16 April 2019

Each year a number of people are killed or injured in incidents involving cattle

Court rejects Bavarian couple's complaints over cow bell noise

12 April 2019

The court heard a recording of the cow bell noise, measuring over 70 decibels