Dairy news around the UK

21 February 2020



GB cattle population falls compared to Jan 2019

20 February 2020

Britain's cattle population has shrunk

Study reveals 74% of dairy farmers store expired medicines

20 February 2020

In one instance as much as 16 years out of date

Scientists trace resilience to bovine TB to key genes

13 February 2020

Researchers have mapped regions in the cow genetic makeup

Most NI dairy farmers 'not happy' with milk prices

13 February 2020

Survey shows negative sentiment within NI dairy

UK milk consumption per capita down 50% since 1974, figures show

7 February 2020

But plant-based 'milk' is still miles behind

Modified dairy products beneficial for health, scientists say

5 February 2020

Scientists give dairy the thumbs up

Dairy farmers to get help in combatting environmental criticism

4 February 2020

New leaflet has been made to help farmers

Februdairy 2020 highlights public support for British dairy

4 February 2020

Month-long initiative has kick started

Vegan activists to challenge 'Februdairy' with ad campaign

28 January 2020

Activists set to challenge the pro-dairy initiative

Milking robot helps breed 'trouble-free' cows

22 January 2020

Robots measure fluctuations in milk yield

Cows change moos depending on emotion, study finds

21 January 2020

Cows have 'very distinct voices'

220-acre dairy farm for sale after 140 years in same family

20 January 2020

The estate agent expects significant interest

Livestock parasite control guide receives major update

20 January 2020

The technical guidance was last revised in 2014

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

15 January 2020

The disease has a big impact on livestock health

Frictionless trade with EU 'crucial' for UK dairy, NFU says

14 January 2020

NFU calls on government to back UK standards

Technical efficiencies 'crucial' to viability of livestock sector

13 January 2020

Producers have improved technical efficiencies

10-year FBT on dairy farm up for tender in Cumbria

13 January 2020

The farm is a 'rare business opportunity'

Project looks at how electrophysical weeding can cut chemical use

10 January 2020

Dairy farmers take part in new project

'Cow with calf' dairy farm welfare project wins £60k boost

6 January 2020

It aims to keep calves with their mothers longer

Oregano essential oil could help reduce antibiotic resistance in calves

3 January 2020

Oregano oil could be beneficial for calves

UK milk prices in most stable period 'for more than a decade'

31 December 2019

Despite Brexit and trade challenges

British wine and cheese see bumper decade of growth

28 December 2019

UK cheese export market now worth £675m

Rafoxanide 'not an appropriate alternative' when treating liver fluke

23 December 2019

Experts issue warning to farmers

Dairy sector improves energy efficiency, report shows

20 December 2019

Sector becomes more sustainable

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

17 December 2019

Genetic clues of TB spread revealed

Lancashire Farm Dairies reports sales growth of £37.9m

17 December 2019

Dairy firm on track to beat 2020 target

Global milk production forecast to grow next year

12 December 2019

Milk supplies to continue growing into 2020

Processors failing dairy farmers, says UFU

11 December 2019

NI has second lowest milk price in EU

Wyke Farms' suppliers given fixed milk price option

10 December 2019

Suppliers offered the option starting from 1 Jan

Christmas-obsessed farmer gives Jersey cows festive jumpers

10 December 2019

The farmer is the island's biggest Xmas fan