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  • Clip your lambs at the final hour

    Dec 22 2014

    With more wet and wintery weather to come, farmers are urged to ensure that their lambs are clipped and clean when they are sent to an abattoir.

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  • Call for industry input into shelf life research

    Dec 19 2014

    Extending the shelf life of Welsh Lamb has been long considered vital in increasing its market value and export potential.

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  • Monitoring report highlights effective industry cooperation

    Dec 18 2014

    An action plan designed to secure a viable long term future for the Welsh red meat industry is continuing to hit its targets.

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  • Drop in NZ lamb exports expected during 2015

    Dec 18 2014

    The quantity of New Zealand lamb available for export in 2015 is expected to be down - even though the number of lambs has increased over the last 12 months.

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  • Changes in pesticide legislation lie ahead

    Dec 16 2014

    Legislation on the use and application of grassland pesticides is changing and farmers across Wales need to ensure that they are complying with the rules.

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  • Roasts a rarity – except at Christmas

    Dec 15 2014

    Families will gather at the dinner table this Christmas to indulge in a festive feast and enjoy each other’s company. In many households, however, the tradition of sitting down to a roast dinner has become a rare occasion at all other times of the year.

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  • Young butchers battle it out at the Winter Fair

    Dec 5 2014

    Apprentice butcher, Peter Rushford was crowned winner of the ‘Welsh Young Butcher of the Year’ competition held at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

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  • Exclusive Welsh Lamb Club expands its membership

    Dec 5 2014

    Five more top chefs have been granted membership of Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales’ exclusive Welsh Lamb Club.

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  • The final phase of the Red Meat Roadshow

    Dec 4 2014

    Visitors to the famous Italianate village of Portmeirion will bid a fond farewell to the Red Meat Roadshow this weekend as it sets off on its last outing.

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  • HCC boosts profile of Welsh red meat to international visitors

    Dec 1 2014

    Retailers, importers and journalists from as far afield as Scandinavia and Japan have visited Wales in a bid to raise the profile and boost overseas sales of Welsh Lamb.

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  • ‘Target resources to provide real boost for food and farming sectors’

    Dec 1 2014

    Future European and Government funding must be targeted to provide tangible benefits for the Welsh food and farming sector.

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  • Silage and health booklet joins vast library on HCC stand

    Nov 28 2014

    A wealth of information for farmers will be available on the HCC stand during the Winter Fair.

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  • Mapping out a secure future for the Welsh beef industry

    Nov 27 2014

    Close cooperation between all links in the supply chain, coupled with a fully coordinated partnership between the industry, HCC and the Welsh Government to develop and promote the beef herd in Wales, is the best way to secure a viable future for the indus

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  • Top line-up of events on HCC’s Winter Fair stand

    Nov 27 2014

    Cookery demonstrations by top chefs, a carcase classification competition for farmers and the chance for visitors to win a hamper filled with prime Welsh produce will take place on the Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales stand at the Royal Welsh Winter

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  • Welsh sheep figures rise as number of beef cattle falls

    Nov 24 2014

    The number of sheep and dairy cattle in Wales continues to rise while the beef herd has declined, according to new figures that have just been released.

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