Dairy news around the UK

8 April 2020



Coronavirus: Govt urged to back support scheme for dairy farmers

8 April 2020

The plan aims to reimburse affected farmers

New tranche of young sires widens breeder options

7 April 2020

New ranking for young Holstein sires

UK’s first dedicated virtual livestock sale to go ahead

7 April 2020

It will be UK's first online livestock auction

Boost in meat and dairy consumption due to lockdown

7 April 2020

Figures estimate big increase in meat consumption

Coronavirus: Farmers forced to dump thousands of litres of milk

7 April 2020

Farms forced to dump milk due to Covid-19 effects

Thieves follow milk delivery van and steal from it

7 April 2020

Van was delivering to those in self-isolation

Farmer abused by vegans for sending milk to self-isolators

6 April 2020

Anti-dairy activists attack NI farmer over deliveries

Medina Dairy slashes May milk price due to Covid-19 impact

6 April 2020

The processor called the changes 'regrettable'

Dairy farmers issued Covid-19 guidance to keep workers safe

2 April 2020

Tips to help sector safeguard their workforce

May milk price to remain same, First Milk confirms

1 April 2020

First Milk announces May milk price hold

Qualifying Muller Direct farmers to receive May price boost

31 March 2020

Milk price increase from 1 May 2020

Coronavirus: Defra looking at redirection of milk as 'matter of urgency'

30 March 2020

Dairy farmers warn of severe financial implications

Coronavirus: Wensleydale cheese producer develops 'online deli'

27 March 2020

Customers can still get their supply of cheese

Coronavirus: Muller seeks 300 workers as dairy demand soars

27 March 2020

UK witnessing strong demand in fresh milk

Arla's April milk price to remain unchanged

25 March 2020

Markets 'overshadowed' by Covid-19

Farmers seeing 'best returns' by utilising live sales ring

24 March 2020

They also reach a wider buying audience

McDonald's farmer suppliers to see stock diverted as stores close

24 March 2020

Coronavirus has caused a temporary closure

UK farmers see shortage of lactating cow tubes

20 March 2020

International manufacturing and supply issues

Freshways cuts milk price by 2ppl due to coronavirus

20 March 2020

Farmers have reacted with disbelief

New CHeCS-approved cattle health scheme promises earlier results

18 March 2020

It offers earlier detection of Johne’s disease

Holstein UK announces 2019 All Britain Award winners

17 March 2020

Awards are a judgement of cattle quality

Farmers want new accurate tests to detect early disease, survey finds

13 March 2020

Survey could help improve cattle disease tests

First Milk asks farmers to sign new sustainability pledges

13 March 2020

Dairy co-op launches new 'First4Milk' pledge

Calcium added to pre-calving diets 'benefits future reproduction'

10 March 2020

It can lower rates of uterine infection

Supply of prime cattle forecast to tighten through 2020

10 March 2020

Scotland’s calf registration during 2019 reached 552,700

First Milk announces April price hold and member returns increase

7 March 2020

Coop says member returns will rise 0.25ppl

UK records first trade surplus for dairy products

6 March 2020

First time since records began in 1997

Dairy co-op Arla enters plant-based drinks sector

6 March 2020

The move is a 'business opportunity' for farmers

Government announces badger cull 'exit strategy'

5 March 2020

Vaccinations will instead be favoured

Hoof health and slurry management on agenda for dairy farmer

4 March 2020

Russell Morgan has been battling digital dermatitis