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Micronutrients crucial to prevent lameness

Farmers looking to reduce lameness in cattle are being encouraged to consider trace element and vitamin supplementation to support hoof health.

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Concern over government plan to ratchet up animal welfare

Government plans to ratchet up animal welfare rules must not leave UK producers unfairly disadvantage, say livestock industry leaders.

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Drought-hit grassland could benefit from forage maize

Dairy and livestock producers should consider replacing slow-growing silage leys with drought tolerant maize without delay to avoid forage shortfalls this winter.

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Virtual cook-along provides showcase for British beef exports to Singapore

Chefs and importers in Singapore have had the chance to sample British beef as part of a series of virtual events to target the all-important market.

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Treat livestock now for flies to prevent population explosion

Large fly populations and costly health issues are expected unless farmers protect livestock before the weather really starts to warm up, say experts.

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Pig and Poultry forums go online for 2021

Expert advice for pig and poultry producers will be available online this month to help farmers plan ahead for their businesses.

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Willow leaves ‘reduce emissions from sheep’

Feeding willow leaves to sheep could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, suggests research by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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Interactive map helps track swine flu spread across Europe

A new service is helping farmers and vets track swine flu across much of Europe – aiding diagnosis of the disease and the appropriate prevention and vaccination programme.

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Disease prevention remains priority for pig producers

Pig farmers are being urged to look at all aspects of disease prevention to meet new antibiotic reduction targets.

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Big reduction in carbon footprint of pig farms

The carbon footprint of British pig farming has reduced by almost 40% over the last 20 years – making pork a much more environmentally friendly meat for consumers, suggests a study.

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