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Farmers could be losing money

Livestock Last edited 28/03/19
Survey highlights farmers could be losing money by not monitoring parasite risks.

UK sheep producers urged to protect lambs from spring disease threat

Livestock Last edited 20/03/19
Sheep pregnancy scanners across the UK have reported variable results over the winter.

Strong start for pig meat exports

Livestock Last edited 18/03/19
In 2018, the UK shipped a record total of 347,000 tonnes of pig meat.

£6m allocated to vets to contain cattle disease

Livestock Last edited 11/03/19
SRUC recruits 120 practices across England in BVD campaign.

Beef farmers advised about the risks of straw impaction

Livestock Last edited 07/03/19
Reports of cows dying from straw impaction is highlighting the risks associated with feeding straw-based rations to suckler cows.

Lambs at risk from nematodirus earlier this year

Livestock Last edited 07/03/19
The sudden increase in temperatures in February puts earlier-born lambs at risk from nematodirus, warns the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group.

Reduce feed waste to help silage stocks last until turnout

Livestock Last edited 01/03/19
Dairy farmers facing silage shortages ahead of turnout should take steps to reduce feed waste and achieve more from available feed.

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