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  • Fresh ideas to help it feel like summer come rain or shine

    May 22 2013

    Twelve fantastic recipes have been created to help shoppers in the UK bring summer to their plates

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  • 2013 lamb crop slow to come to market

    May 16 2013

    New figures released this week show that the number of new season lambs that have gone through Welsh auction markets since the beginning of the year was down 38 per cent compared with the same period last year.

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  • Advice on hand for sheep farmers at NSA event

    May 16 2013

    Sheep farmers looking for advice on how they may be able to get more from their business can get valuable information on the Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) stand at the NSA Sheep event next week.

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  • ‘Lamb-assadors’ push the PGI message

    May 13 2013

    A team of ‘Lamb-assadors’ has been appointed to sing the praises of the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status of Welsh Lamb.

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  • Beef cattle prices continue to rise at market

    May 7 2013

    Demand for quality beef remains robust in the wake of the horsemeat scandal and is reflected in the prices received by farmers at market, according to Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales.

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  • Welsh Red Meat Roadshow hits the tourist hotspots

    May 3 2013

    Tourists and visitors to some of Wales’ biggest attractions will enjoy the very best food that the country can offer thanks to a major new project.

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  • HCC takes Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef to the world

    May 3 2013

    Exports are vital to the farming sector and the wider economy, with Welsh red meat sales abroad worth more than £200 million a year.

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  • Recommended lists essential for grassland producers

    May 2 2013

    Producers who want to optimise their grassland performance should consult the Recommended Grass and Clover Lists (RGCL) handbook for 2013, which is now available

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  • New figures reveal further impact of poor weather but genetics of the Welsh flock improving

    Apr 26 2013

    Genetics in the Welsh flock are continuing to improve

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  • Horsemeat scandal changes consumer behaviour - poll

    Apr 22 2013

    A new poll has revealed that the horsemeat scandal has changed consumer shopping behaviour

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  • Exploration could prove key in the continued development of the Welsh red meat industry

    Apr 17 2013

    Finding new techniques and practices could prove vital to make the Welsh red meat industry sustainable in the future.

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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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