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Beef stole the crown at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, with 50% more burgers sold during the celebrations than in an average week.

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Major investment needed to combat animal disease

MPs have urged the government to invest more in animal disease prevention – warning that a serious outbreak could devastate the UK livestock industry.

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Sheep sector gears up for flagship event

The latest advice and information on a range of topical sheep issues will be on offer at this month’s National Sheep Association Sheep Event.

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British meat served up in banquets ‘fit for a queen’

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee saw UK beef and lamb promoted in two valuable overseas markets – France and Iran.

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Breedr launches £10m cashflow fund

A £10m cashflow fund to help farmers purchase inputs without securing borrowing on fixed assets has been launched by livestock data specialists Breedr.

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£250k slurry storage grants set for autumn launch

Grants of up to £250,000 each are being made available for farmers to upgrade their slurry storage facilities.

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Breakthrough in mastitis battle

Dairy farmers are making big strides in managing mastitis in their herds – while using fewer antibiotics, suggests a study.

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Why home-grown high protein forage is a winner

More farmers are growing high protein fodder crops to ease cashflow pressures, improve milk quality and reduce their environmental impact.

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How to improve ruminant diets as feed costs soar

Dairy and beef producers striving to remain profitable as feed costs soar are being encouraged to adopt a similar strategy to pig and poultry producers.

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5 ways to ensure your silage clamp remains airtight

Good silage clamp management this season will maximise forage quality – more than justifying at a time when nitrogen fertiliser prices is at all-time high.

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