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  • A study of soya substitutes proves insightful

    Feb 17 2015

    A recent study with the aim of identifying sustainable protein sources other than soya has produced interesting results.

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  • Project shows resistance to wormers is increasing

    Feb 11 2015

    Resistance to wormers has increased in Wales since the previous study in 2006, including those products that were previously considered effective at killing the parasites in sheep.

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  • Welsh Lamb heads for the trading hub of the Middle East

    Feb 2 2015

    Welsh Lamb will accompany a number of fine products from Wales to the world’s largest food and hospitality show held in Dubai next week for a five-day feast of opportunities.

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  • Study examines treatments for sheep disease

    Jan 29 2015

    A new study has provided the first detailed examination of a contagious disease that can lead to severe welfare issues in sheep.

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  • More meat produced in 2014

    Jan 27 2015

    UK production of sheep, beef and pig meat increased during 2014, according to the latest figures released by Defra.

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  • Up-to-date guidance on sheep nutrition

    Jan 26 2015

    A sheep farmers’ guide to tried-and-tested feeding practices has been updated and reprinted - just in time for this year’s lambing season.

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  • HCC sets out to inspire teachers and their students

    Jan 23 2015

    The tables were turned this month as Wales’ red meat promotion agency stepped into the classroom to educate not only the students, but their teachers too.

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  • Trade mission to Norway delivers promising results

    Jan 16 2015

    Discussions throughout a recent trade mission to Norway were extremely positive and in favour of increased exports of Welsh Lamb into the country.

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  • A testing time for beef producers in 2014

    Jan 14 2015

    Beef producers in Wales and across the UK faced many trials and tribulations during 2014. The sector was presented with significantly reduced prime cattle prices which had a detrimental effect on enterprise profitability and confidence.

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  • Target aid on projects that produce long term benefits - HCC

    Jan 13 2015

    Future funding of food and farming projects in Wales must be targeted effectively to produce the maximum benefit for the industry.

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  • Boosting Dutch demand for Wales’ red meat

    Jan 9 2015

    Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef will be on display at the Netherlands’ largest hospitality fair next week.

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  • The highs and lows of lamb prices in 2014

    Jan 8 2015

    The twelve months of 2014 saw a fluctuating market for lambs in Wales with the expected seasonal variations affecting prices paid to farmers during the year.

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  • Let’s get silage savvy in 2015

    Jan 7 2015

    A series of meetings are being held on beef and sheep farms across Wales during January to promote best practice in silage production and management.

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  • Open days to help boost farm productivity

    Dec 31 2014

    Two events aimed at farmers who want to improve the health, productivity and profitability of their flocks and herds will be held in January.

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  • Industry groups support for revised carcase evaluation system

    Dec 24 2014

    Carcase classification was the hot topic during a meeting held at Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales’ headquarters

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