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Farms are being urged not to overlook the effect of rising temperatures on livestock and to take precautionary measures against heat stress after the Met Office issued its first ever extreme heat warning.
Gaining a louder voice and better connections and making the organisation ‘fit for the future’ have been the key achievements for outgoing British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) president Isla Roebuck
After reports of an increasing range and instances of Haemonchus contortus, also known as the barber’s pole worm, James Crilly of Larkmead veterinary group offers some advice around symptoms and control.
Charollais from Bruce and Gregor Ingram’s Loanhead flock, Inverurie, dominated the MV accredited sheep inter-breed championships on the first day of the Royal Highland Showcase, taking both the individual and pairs titles.