Farming 

HCC aims to improve quality, increase cost effectiveness and add value to red meat products across the whole supply chain in Wales.

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There are 4.1 million breeding ewes in Wales, some 30% of the GB flock numbers and over 220,000 beef females (12% of the GB herd). For more industry statistics click here.

There are four main strands to HCC's Industry Development activities:

  1. 1

    Technology Transfer

    Projects aimed at reducing unit cost of production and increasing efficiencies throughout the red meat supply chain; improving flock and herd health in the production sector; and genetic improvement.

  2. 2

    Research and Development

    Research is ongoing in a number of areas across the supply chain. Click here for more information.

  3. 3

    Training

    HCC provides technical training and information on beef and sheep production. Click here for technical handbooks.

  4. 4

    Communication

    HCC communicates best practice information through a wealth of publications and farmer meetings, HCC also provides up to date market prices.

SCOPS

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For more information on the Sustainable Control of Parasites, click here

COWS

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For more information on the Control of Cattle Parasites Sustainably, click here

Animal Bytes

Animal Bytes – your guide to the latest developments in Animal Science. Click here

TB Eradication

Information on the Welsh Governments Bovine TB eradication programme. Click here

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