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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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  • Lamb prices ease as 2014 draws to a close

    Dec 23 2014

    Lamb prices are easing towards the end of December due to increased numbers and processors fulfilling their Christmas orders.

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  • Trade mission to boost sales of Welsh Lamb in Norway

    Dec 23 2014

    A major trade mission to promote Welsh Lamb in Norway will be launched early in the New Year.

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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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