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  • Dispelling the myths about DNA

    Oct 5 2012

    Cattle breeders across Wales will have the opportunity to unravel the myths about DNA technologies at an open day hosted by Limousin breeder Glyn Vaughan at his Machynlleth farm

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  • Welsh pig numbers down as costs continue to soar

    Oct 4 2012

    The number of pigs in Wales has more than halved in a decade as the cost of production continues to soar, according to Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales.

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  • Aberystwyth students encouraged to eat fresh

    Sep 28 2012

    Hundreds of students at Aberystwyth were shown how they can prepare healthy balanced meals without denting their student loans.

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  • High sheep EBVs improve health of flocks and returns for farmers

    Sep 25 2012

    There has been a big increase in the number of performance recorded sheep for sale, with EBVs available for 69 per cent of those sold at the recent Premier Charollais sale at Worcester.

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  • Farmers advised to quarantine new stock to avoid importing disease

    Sep 21 2012

    Sheep farmers across Wales are being urged to follow quarantine advice when buying in new rams or replacement breeding stock.

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  • Planning for 2013 is crucial after difficult summer for farmers

    Sep 20 2012

    While lamb and beef prices have remained strong for most of this year, rising costs coupled with changes to production schedules forced on farmers by the poor summer could have an impact as we head into 2013, according to Hybu Cig Cymru

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  • Olympic hero leads the way in HCC’s annual Bulletin

    Sep 19 2012

    Olympic hero Geraint Thomas punches the air in victory on the cover of the new edition of Hybu Cig Cymru’s annual Bulletin, which highlights the wide range of work carried out by the organisation on behalf of the Welsh red meat industry.

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  • Welsh Black breeding initiative starts to show results

    Sep 19 2012

    A scheme to improve the iconic Welsh Black cattle breed is already showing results, according to Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales.

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  • Shoppers in Wales buying more lamb

    Sep 10 2012

    Shoppers in Wales bought £14.6 million worth of lamb in a three month period according to new statistics.

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  • HCC launches fresh design for its industry website

    Sep 7 2012

    An important source of information for the Welsh red meat industry has been redesigned with a fresh new look to help make it more user-friendly and appealing.

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  • Deputy Minister’s Italian job to boost Wales’ export earnings

    Sep 4 2012

    A Government Deputy Minister will take part in a trade mission to Italy this week to see the major inroads made into the European export market by Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef.

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  • Welsh Lamb winner goes from Milton Keynes to Milan

    Sep 4 2012

    A Milton Keynes man will get a taste of la dolce vita after winning a competition on the Welsh Lamb website.

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  • Welsh Charolais - HCC suckler herd award winners host open day

    Aug 31 2012

    Suckler herd management will come under the microscope at an open day hosted by James and Alec Cowan, winners of the Welsh Charolais – Hybu Cig Cymru Welsh Suckler Herd of the Year

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  • New exclusive club for butchers launched by HCC

    Aug 30 2012

    An initiative to reward butchers who sell Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef is launched by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales this autumn.

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  • £850,000 promotional campaign for Welsh Lamb launches this autumn

    Aug 29 2012

    A major £850,000 advertising campaign gets underway in September which aims to make Welsh Lamb the first choice meat on Britain’s plates.

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