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Scab risk hits a tipping point as anecdotal cases soar

Livestock Last edited 22/10/18
Farmers need to assume all bought in sheep have scab and treat accordingly as anecdotal cases reach an all time high, warns a leading independent sheep expert.

How livestock farmers can maximise straw usage this winter​

Livestock Last edited 17/10/18
An updated resource from AHDB Beef & Lamb will help farmers find ways to extend straw use this winter.

Limousin increases number of genetic evaluations

Livestock Last edited 09/10/18
The British Limousin Cattle Society expands their genetic evaluation schedule.

Farmers wanted to help inform the UK sheep industry

Livestock Last edited 08/10/18
Two farmer representatives from England and one from Wales are sought for a sheep industry group to help shape the focus of the UK sheep industry.

Tips to avoid common mistakes in parlour hygiene

Livestock Last edited 08/10/18
Dairy farmers are being advised to review their parlour hygiene practices this winter.

New intensive finishing feed for end of season lambs

Livestock Last edited 08/10/18
UK sheep producers now have access to a highly cost-effective end of season lamb finishing feed, thanks to the launch of a new alkalised concentrate from FiveF Alka Limited.

Bluetongue vigilance

Livestock Last edited 28/09/18
Vets call for renewed vigilance as imported cows test positive for Bluetongue Virus.

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