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Thursday, August 21, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Five Point Plan to Tackle Calf Pneumonia
UK - A helpful mantra to simplify calf health plans has been devised by animal health company Zoetis....
Friday, August 15, 2014
View news from United Kingdom New Veterinary Vaccinology Network to Help Tackle Animal Disease Threat
UK - BBSRC has funded a new multidisciplinary network of veterinary vaccinology experts to help in the fight against animal diseases, some of which have the potential to spread to humans. ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Beef Supplies to Tighten Towards 2015
UK - Forecasts for British beef and veal continue to indicate the situation for the second half of the year and into 2015 is one of lower availability, according to the latest AHDB Market Intelligence/EBLEX information....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
View news from United Kingdom New Agency to Safeguard Animal Plant Health
UK - A combined agency is to start work this autumn in the UK to ensure the government is better equipped to prevent the spread of animal and plant diseases....
Monday, August 11, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Steady Supplies Back on Last Year
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Cattle supplies were steady to Northern Irish plants with throughput over 5000 head back on the same week last year, the Livestock and Meat Commission has reported in its weekly Bulletin. ...
Friday, August 08, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Dry Summer Will Help Fluke Picture Not Cure It
UK – Recent dry weather should lead to a reduction in liver fluke cases but stock keepers should not lower their guard, a leading livestock researcher has told farmers....
View news from United Kingdom How Do You Approach Disease Control on Your Farm?
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - This summer, sheep and cattle farmers in Northern Ireland will be encouraged to participate in an important survey to seek opinions on current disease prevention and control measures....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Farming Growth Plan Needed to Reverse Declining Self-Sufficiency
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) is using today to highlight the backward slide of food security in UK food production as self-sufficiency has dropped two per cent year-on-year to 60 per cent – despite British farmers being geared up to produce...
Friday, August 01, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Some Progress on Climate Change Impacts Made by UK Agriculture
UK - A new report from Defra reveals improvements made in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in terms of soil nitrogen balance and artificial fertiliser use over the last decade, while a reduction in broiler feed conversion has been achieved in the last two...
View news from United Kingdom More Government Inspections of UK Farm Animal Welfare
UK - The Animal Health Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) inspected more farms in the UK in 2013 to assess animal welfare than the year before....
View news from United Kingdom EBLEX Conference Focuses on Efficiency and Profitability
UK - Efficiency and profitability of producing high quality beef and lamb for domestic and export markets will come under the spotlight at this year’s EBLEX annual conference....
Thursday, July 31, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Green Party Backs Antibiotic Ban Petition
UK - The Green Party in the UK is calling on members and supporters to sign the petition produced by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, calling for a ban on the routine use of antibiotics in farmed animals....
View news from United Kingdom Bill Gates Visits BBSRC Investment
UK - Bill Gates has visited the Easter Bush Campus to hear about research to improve the health and welfare of people and farm animals worldwide. The facilities and research he saw receive funding from BBSRC....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
View news from United Kingdom New Website for Sheep Sector
UK – Today, 5M Publishing officially launches TheSheepSite – the latest in the company's stable of agriculture and livestock oriented websites....
View news from United Kingdom Government Commits to Online CAP Application Assistance for Farmers
UK – Help is at hand for producers worried about the new electronic system for Common Agricultural Policy requirements, farming minister George Eustice told the National Sheep Association Event today....
View news from United Kingdom Funding Will Help Assess Extent of Human Tapeworm in UK Cattle
UK – A project to establish the frequency of human tapeworms in UK cattle has received funding from the Food Standards Agency....
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
View news from United Kingdom NFU Launches Focus on Enforcement Review of Local Authority Livestock Inspections
UK - The NFU has been selected by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) as one of two trade association and business representative groups to lead a review of red-tape under the Business Focus on Enforcement Initiative....
View news from United Kingdom Imported Food Residue Worries Rumble On
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
View news from United Kingdom Improved Confirmation Could Come From Genetics Progress
UK - An improvement in prime cattle conformation has been noted in the second quarter of 2014 which analysts are attributing to genetic progress. ...
Monday, July 28, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Producers Urged to Look Hard for Prices as Markets Stabilise
UK – Producers should ‘shop around’ before delivering cattle for slaughter, Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) Northern Ireland has advised....
Friday, July 25, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Symposium Explores the Future of Farm Animal Welfare
UK - CABI, together with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London, held a symposium marking the 50th anniversary of Ruth Harrison’s influential Animal Machines – a book that heralded an entire movement in farm animal welfare and the welfare of animals...
View news from United Kingdom BVA Will Support Second Year of Badger Cull Pilots in England
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA) supports the second year of the pilot culls in England....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
View news from United Kingdom How to Approach On-farm Disease Control
UK - This summer, sheep and cattle farmers in Northern Ireland will be encouraged to participate in an important survey to seek opinions on current disease prevention and control measures....
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Morrisons Launches Beef Shorthorn Suckler Herd Award
UK - The search is on for the UK’s top suckler herd, an annual award organised by Beef Shorthorn Society and supported by Morrison with £1,500 at stake....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Hardy Cattle Celebrated For Landscape Maintenance
UK - The Luing Cattle Society is holding its annual open day in England for the first ever time this year....
View news from United Kingdom NFU 'Delighted' at Defra’s £400 Million Food Procurement Plans
UK - Following the launch of Defra’s £400million ‘A Plan for Public Procurement’ (Monday), NFU Deputy President Minette Batters said the plan was a significant step in the right direction to Government backing British Farming....
View news from United Kingdom Expert Animal Welfare Visit For Lancashire Plant
UK - Leading meat processor Dunbia has hosted a visit by world renowned animal behaviour and welfare expert Dr Temple Grandin PhD at their Sawley plant....
Monday, July 21, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Beef Supplies Drop But Demand Stays Low
UK – Northern Irish beef markets are reporting tighter supplies of cattle for slaughter with demand ‘remaining subdued’....
 
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