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Tesco introduces new measures for producers to test for IBR and Leptospirosis

Tesco are introducing measures for all their producers to do quarterly bulk milk testing for IBR and Leptospirosis. The CIS can test for both these diseases from one bulk milk samp

New ‘Stamp out BVD’ funding for farmers in England announced

Defra announces new funding for farmers across England to tackle the highly contagious disease Bovine Viral Diarrhoea.

26 Jul 2018
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New Autumn Calving Index to be launched in August

A new Autumn Calving Index (£ACI) has been developed by AHDB Dairy to help producers breed cattle suited to autumn block calving systems. 

16 Jul 2018
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A Simple Solution for Monitoring Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases can have a negative impact on both the health and productivity of your dairy herd. Read more...

12 Jul 2018
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Summer 2018: Hot weather and potential risks to livestock health and welfare

Temperatures during June 2018 rose well above average in some regions of Great Britain (GB), with the Meteorological Office recording well below average rainfall levels. Read more.

04 Jul 2018
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Farmer Focus: M & MB Davies and JM & BS Jones, Monmouthshire

For over 25 years Jeff and Sian Jones have been farming at Storefield Farm near Magor, Monmouthshire. They farm around 200 acres overlooking the Severn Bridge and Bristol Channel