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Producers reminded to make buying decisions early

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
Sheep producers were reminded at this week’s NSA Event to avoid leaving sugar beet feed buying decisions to the last minute.

Vision launched for future of British lamb production

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
The first ever NSA and NFU ‘Vision for British Lamb Production’ report has been launched at the NSA Sheep Event, clearly identifying the current position of UK lamb production and the steps needed to make the most of its future.

Think about electronic tagging

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
Sheep farmers need to start thinking about electronic tagging their historic flock before January 2015 – or risk lower prices

Selecting replacement heifers

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
Selecting the right replacement heifers is essential for herd improvement, health status and herd profitability, in both the short and the long term, according to EBLEX advice.

Farmers urged to help red tape review

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
Farming red tape is to be reviewed under the government’s business focus on enforcement initiative.

Yearbook highlights strong year for sheep meat exports

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
Volume and value of UK sheep meat exports performed strongly again last year

Swine influenza in a third of herds

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
Aggregated data from surveys in Scotland and Northern Ireland show that more than a third of herds surveyed are positive for swine influenza

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