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  • Abattoir closure will impact on entire Welsh meat industry

    Apr 11 2013

    The closure of a large meat processing facility on Anglesey with the direct loss of 350 jobs is a major blow to the entire Welsh sheep industry, according to red meat promotion agency Hybu Cig Cymru.

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  • New report highlights the potential of the Welsh pig industry

    Apr 10 2013

    A new report says greater cooperation among stakeholders in the Welsh pig industry could lead to savings and growth in the pork sector.

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  • Sheep figures up at end of 2012 – but outlook for 2013 not so good

    Apr 8 2013

    There were nearly six million sheep and lambs in Wales in December 2012 representing a three per cent increase on the previous year, according to new figures.

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  • Freezing conditions create long term uncertainty for the Welsh red meat industry

    Apr 3 2013

    The recent snow and cold temperatures are set to have a major effect on the Welsh farming industry for the next year.

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  • Are you using authentic Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef?

    Mar 28 2013

    Businesses across the UK are being urged to check they are selling authentic Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef to avoid prosecution.

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  • Early Easter provides a spring in lamb prices

    Mar 26 2013

    Farmers in Wales have received a timely boost in the prices they have received for their lambs.

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  • Meat origin survey launched

    Mar 21 2013

    Welsh red meat promotion agency Hybu Cig Cymru has launched a survey to canvas consumer opinion about meat origin.

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  • Good hygiene crucial to avoid infections during lambing - HCC

    Mar 19 2013

    Good hygiene is crucial to prevent the incidence and spread of infections during lambing.

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  • HCC multi-media campaign gives Welsh Beef a boost

    Mar 13 2013

    An advertising campaign has boosted the number of people who said they would prefer to buy Welsh Beef.

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  • Top chefs set to dazzle trade show with versatility of Welsh Lamb

    Mar 12 2013

    A trio of top chefs will show off the quality and versatility of Welsh Lamb to an international audience of influential trade buyers in London next week

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  • Imports add to lamb woes to distort UK trade

    Mar 11 2013

    An already difficult situation was compounded by the strategy of importers

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  • Pork takes centre stage in new recipe booklet

    Mar 8 2013

    A new recipe booklet published by red meat promotion agency Hybu Cig Cymru highlights how pork can be easily combined with flavours from around the world.

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  • KESS Scholarship

    Mar 6 2013

    Seeking to recruit a 1-year MPhil on the Effects of Rumen Bacterial Lipases on Ruminal Lipid Metabolism

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  • New service to help farmers identify improvements

    Mar 6 2013

    Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales, with the assistance of Aberystwyth University, has created a new lamb efficiency calculator which allows farmers to evaluate performance of their flock and compare it against other Welsh sheep enterprises

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  • Welsh Lamb exports to the Middle East soar after trade visits

    Mar 6 2013

    The figures were revealed by Welsh red meat promotion agency Hybu Cig Cymru after attending Gulfood in Dubai, the largest trade fair in the Middle East, along with representatives of Wales’ exporting companies

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