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New Entrant backs British Wool support scheme

Livestock Last edited 09/05/19
The British Wool scheme launched last year, designed to support producers who have recently entered the industry has been launched once again ahead of the 2019 season.

First blowfly strike cases of 2019 reported

Livestock Last edited 09/05/19
The first cases of blowfly strike in 2019 has been reported in several locations in the UK.

Maintain milk constituents at grass

Livestock Last edited 08/05/19
Farmers looking to maintain milk constituents this spring, while cows are out at grass, are being encouraged not to overlook the role of buffer feeding despite depleted conserved forage stocks on many farms.

Farmers urged to make best use of Spring grass

Livestock Last edited 08/05/19
Beef and dairy producers taking advantage of the excellent grass availability by turning youngstock out early, are being reminded to carefully balance the diet at this pivotal time.

HSE warns farmers of livestock risks

Livestock Last edited 15/04/19
Farmers are being told they must pay closer attention to health and safety after HSE raises concerns over recent livestock handling incidents.

It’s time to sell our story

Livestock Last edited 12/04/19
A leading sheep farmer from Scotland has stressed the need for farmers to market themselves much better if they want to survive.

UK listed status application approval

Livestock Last edited 11/04/19
BVA welcomes approval of UK listed status application to assure animal and animal product movements in a no-deal Brexit.

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