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Plan winter feed and bedding strategy sooner not later

Livestock farmers are being urged to plan their winter feed and bedding strategy following reports of low straw stocks in some areas.

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Top tips for feeding this year’s silage

Dairy farmers are being encouraged to analyse forage regularly during feed-out this winter – to ensure rations meet performance targets and support rumen health.

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Bold plans to eradicate BVD and sheep scab by 2031

The livestock industry has set out bold ambitions to eradicate two key livestock diseases within 10 years.

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Plans to tackle dog attacks on livestock ‘could go further’

Police plans to seize dogs which attack livestock should go further, say livestock leaders.

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New grass varieties added to latest recommended list

Nine new varieties have been added to the latest recommended grass and clover lists published by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

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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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