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21 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Muscles Matter to Get maximum Carcase Value
UK - To help businesses maximise value and quality from the beef carcase, AHDB has drawn on years of master butchery experience to create a new Beef Muscle Guide....
20 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Better Supply Chain Communications to Play Vital Role in Post-Brexit Era
UK - While there will be tough and challenging times ahead there will also be opportunities in the post-Brexit era, according to Stuart Ashworth, Head of Economics Services with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
View news from United Kingdom Merial challenges farm vets to walk 141 million steps for charity
Representatives from Merial Animal Health and a group of farm vets will walk a combined 70,500 miles, or 141 million steps, raising money for charity Farm Africa, as part of Merial’s #CALFMATTERS campaign to raise awareness of calf pneumonia and improve...
19 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Focus on Feed Efficiency at Dorchester Event
UK - The Beef Feed Efficiency Programme’s first commercial beef unit will be showcased at an event in Dorset on 6 July. The four-year Defra and AHDB-funded project aims to demonstrate how feed efficiency traits can be measured and selected for in beef...
16 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Warm Weather Increases Parasite Risk in Sheep, Cattle
NADIS and Merial Animal Health are warning sheep and cattle farmers that recent above average temperatures could lead to a rise in parasitic disease in growing animals this summer....
13 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFU Sends Open Letter to New Defra Secretary of State
UK - NFU President Meurig Raymond has congratulated Michael Gove MP, Defra Secretary of State....
View news from United Kingdom Campaign to Put Steak on Britain's BBQs Begins
UK - More than a quarter of Brits would like to see more lamb and beef steaks on the barbecue this summer....
09 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom New Poster Highlights Nutritional, Performance Targets for Suckler Herds
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has developed a new resource for cattle farmers to help ensure the nutritional requirements of suckler herds are met throughout the year....
07 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom New Guide Helps Producers Reduce Livestock Losses
UK - A new guide has been developed to help beef and sheep producers use disease information recorded during inspection at the abattoir as a tool for assessing the health and welfare of their livestock on farm....
06 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Changes Welcome to Tissue Tagging for Beef Efficiency Scheme
SCOTLAND, UK - While the aims of the Beef Efficiency Scheme are admirable, the administration of the scheme has resulted in a number of beef farmers choosing not to participate and others deciding to withdraw their participation....
View news from United Kingdom Emergency Care of Alpacas
THIS NEW COURSE FOR 2017 will provide tools for the approach to, and decision making in, the emergency patient....
View news from United Kingdom First Aid for the Large Animal Vet course.
Do you know how to treat a crush injury, or what to do if a colleague is bleeding badly, before help arrives?...
View news from United Kingdom Safe Cattle Handling Course
This course is designed to get people thinking from the cows’ viewpoint when it comes to handling....
02 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Farmgate Cattle Prices Up 13% Year-on-Year
SCOTLAND, UK - The firmness of the beef market over the past two months is continuing, with farmgate prices in Scotland around 13 per cent higher (and 16p/kg dwt higher) than this time last year, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland...
30 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Bluetongue: UK Farmers Urged to be Vigilant as Cattle Test Positive in Northern France
UK - Farmers are being urged to be vigilant for signs of Bluetongue virus (BTV) and consider vaccinating their livestock after BTV-8 was detected in cattle in a previously disease-free area of northern France....
View news from United Kingdom Monty Reigns Supreme at Beef Expo 17
UK - The prestigious annual Beef Event, the Beef Expo, took place the week before last at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. ...
25 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Beef Science Live Highlights Latest Research
UK - The latest research projects in beef production will be showcased at AHDB’s Beef Science Live event next month....
24 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom AHDB: Download the New RB209 Today
UK - The new AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) is now available to download as app and interactive digital versions....
15 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Researchers Develop Low-tech Method for Environmental Sampling of Campylobacter
UK - A team of researchers from the United Kingdom has developed a novel method for assessing human/pathogen interactions in the natural environment, using citizen scientists wearing boot socks over their shoes during walks in the countryside. In the...
11 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Sampling Organic Materials Effectively
UK - Two videos from AHDB demonstrate how to sample slurries and farmyard manures (FYM) for nutritional profiling....
10 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Oriental Adventure for Quality British Meat, Says AHDB
UK - Quality meat from Britain will be highlighted in Hong Kong and China this month at the food and hospitality trade shows Hofex and SIAL....
09 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Border’s Monitor Farm Focuses on Boosting Grass Production
SCOTLAND, UK - Plans to improve grassland management will be the focus of the next Borders monitor farm meeting on Wednesday, 17 May....
05 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Edible Insects Could Play Key Role in Cutting Harmful Emissions
UK - Eating insects instead of beef could help tackle climate change by reducing harmful emissions linked to livestock production, research suggests....
26 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Beef, Sheep Producers Urged to Use Medicines Wisely
UK - Helping beef and sheep producers understand best practice around medicine use is the focus of a new publication from AHDB Beef & Lamb....
25 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Reduced Cattle Availability Supports Modest Farmgate Price Rise
UK - Farmgate prime cattle prices have shown some modest increase over the past couple of weeks, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) analysis, and currently stand 10-11 per cent higher than this time last year. ...
19 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Mini Roast Campaign Creates £18.6M Red Meat Roast 'Halo'
UK - A high-profile campaign to increase sales using mini roasts has created an £18.6 million “halo” effect of incremental sales for beef, lamb or pork joints....
07 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom QMS: Business as Usual for Overseas Trade
SCOTLAND, UK - Despite the prevailing Brexit uncertainty, the next two years are expected to be pretty much “business as usual” for red meat overseas trade, according to Stuart Ashworth, Quality Meat Scotland’s Head of Economics Services....
06 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Beef & Lamb to Contribute Funding Towards AI Course
UK - English suckler herd producers are being encouraged to improve the genetics within their herd thanks to a new initiative from AHDB Beef & Lamb....
 
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