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22 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom Vets Call for Badger Cull Change
UK – A veterinary body has withdrawn support for the current method of controlled shooting of badgers in the south west of England....
View news from United Kingdom Political Parties Commit to Food and Farming
UK - Long-term commitments to British food and the acceleration of high-speed broadband roll-out are among the promises made by the UK's political parties in their recently published manifestos. ...
View news from United Kingdom Welsh Markets to Display bTB History on Screens
Wales, UK - Livestock markets in Wales will soon be able to display the TB testing records of cattle on screens, enabling farmers to make informed buying decisions....
20 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom New Replacement for 'Freedom Food' Label
UK - The new RSPCA Assured label will replace 'Freedom Food' from next month, giving members greater value, according to the Society....
17 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom New Projects Announced in Animal Disease Research
UK - Eight new research projects to improve the health of livestock have been announced by the Animal Health Research Club (ARC)....
View news from United Kingdom Improving Cattle Health Could Decrease Greenhouse Gas Emissions
UK - Efforts to reduce cattle greenhouse gas emissions by improved animal health could be undermined by increased herd size, according to research presented at the British Society for Animal Science conference....
15 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom European Slaughter Cow Prices Lifting
EU – European cull cow values have bounced back this quarter, with France being the major exception to the rule....
View news from United Kingdom New Processing, Packaging Guide to Support UK Export Opportunities
UK - EBLEX has produced a new and unique offal and variety meats processing and packaging guide for English processors....
14 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom Rough Grazing Means Less Methane
UK - Grazing cattle on hill pasture could be a step towards reducing beef's hefty methane output, providing the system is integrated, say Scottish researchers....
View news from United Kingdom Consultations on Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets
UK - Three consultations covering the UK and the EU's approach to future GHG emissions reduction have been issued. All will have implications for agriculture....
13 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom New Chair of Animal Disease Surveillance Board
UK- The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has announced the appointment of Professor Dirk Pfeiffer from the Royal Veterinary College as chair of the new Animal Disease Surveillance Governance Board....
10 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom Rising Neospora Cases Prompt Vet Response
UK and Ireland - A pathogen hosted in dogs which causes abortion in cattle has been added to a cattle health registry due to rising levels of infection in the UK and Ireland....
View news from United Kingdom Weak Euro Causes Scotch Beef Back-Up
SCOTLAND, UK – Beef supplies have bottlenecked in Scotland as a weak Euro makes importing easier and exporting less appealing....
09 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom Nationwide Diagnostics Confirm Continuing Leptospirosis Threat
UK - Leptospirosis remains a common threat to dairy and beef herds in Britain, according to extensive new data collected over the last 18 months from the MSD Animal Health EXPERTIS™ BeefCheck and DairyCheck disease diagnostic schemes....
View news from United Kingdom British Beef Carcases Improving
UK - Average carcase weights have risen by nearly 20kg over the last ten years, according to data from EBLEX....
02 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom Farmers Union of Wales Unveils Election Priorities
WALES, UK - The Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) has released its general election manifesto, highlighting the importance of agriculture to the economy....
01 April 2015
View news from United Kingdom Climate Change Adaptation May Bring Its Own Threats
UK - Adaptation measures to help us cope with climate change have the potential to generate further threats for both local and global ecosystems, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia....
31 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom Funding to Improve Scotland's Beef Herd
SCOTLAND, UK - Plans have been announced by the Scottish Government to improve the efficiency, sustainability and quality of the beef industry....
View news from United Kingdom NOAH Calls for Evidence-based Decisions on Future Legislation
UK - The UK industry body for veterinary medicines, the National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) has called for backing for the EU regulations and changes that will increase availability of medicines for animal health and welfare....
27 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom UK Public Confused Over Farm Drugs
UK - Most UK consumers think their farmers use growth hormones and that antibiotics in livestock make drugs less effective for people. ...
View news from United Kingdom Opportunities for Red Meat Exports to China in Spotlight
UK - Future exports of beef and lamb to China could mirror the successful blueprint of pork and benefit the entire supply chain, according to EBLEX....
26 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom Agriculture Industries Call for Future Growth, Sustainability
UK - The Agriculture Industries Confederation (AIC) is urging the next Government to pursue growth and sustainability....
25 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom Lupins Could Replace Imported Soya in Feeds
WALES, UK - Home grown lupins are as good as source of protein a imported soya, scientists at Aberystwyth University have shown....
24 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom Provenance Trend Will Benefit Local Butchers
UK - Food trends are seeing greater importance placed and provenance and sourcing, putting independent butchers in the driving seat. ...
23 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom Bovela – A New and Innovative BVD Vaccine Launched in the UK
UK - A new bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) vaccine called Bovela® is being launched by pharmaceutical company, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica to farmers during April 2015. ...
19 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom Chancellors 2015 Final Budget Brings Good News for Farmers
UK - UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced the 2015 final budget. One highlight of the announcement is the allowance to farmers to spread their incomes over five years, helping them to manage market volatility....
View news from United Kingdom Moderate Increases in Some Scottish Livestock Production
SCOTLAND, UK - The results of the latest December Agricultural Survey show that livestock numbers have generally increased since last year, though poultry numbers fell sharply....
17 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Formalise Animal Welfare With Document
UK, SCOTLAND - Animal welfare has been prioritised in Scotland with the release of a document designed to "articulate and formalise" the red meat sector. ...
 
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