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Trade deals and animal welfare - what's the problem?
Animal Welfare
Trade deals and animal welfare - what's the problem?
There has been considerable news coverage recently of the trade deals that the UK is starting to roll out following Brexit. And of the changes that these will mean for British consumers and producers. This is exemplified…
June 28, 2022 • 1 shares
New foot and mouth disease outbreak in UK?
Farm animal
New foot and mouth disease outbreak in UK?
Breaking news in the evening of 23rd June 2022 was of a possible outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in Norfolk. This is a Notifiable Disease and so government vets investigated, finding signs of an infectious vesicular d…
June 24, 2022 • 224 shares
How to lamb a ewe - 7 Top Tips
Farm animal
How to lamb a ewe - 7 Top Tips
Back in the autumn when the tups went in, lambing seemed a really long way away. All of a sudden, we look at the calendar and lambing is getting closer. Do you feel prepared? Whether you are a seasoned shepherd or a budd…
April 4, 2022 • 37 shares
Why do so many sheep limp?
Animal Welfare
Why do so many sheep limp?
Exploring the countryside, walking near fields of livestock happily munching on lush grass without an (apparent) care in the world is a very enjoyable hobby. Public footpaths and bridleways offer beautiful scenery and la…
March 4, 2022 • 85 shares
Why can't my vet care for pet farm animals?
Farm animal
Why can't my vet care for pet farm animals?
Farm animals can make for wonderful pets when all the necessary provisions have been put in place for their health and welfare. One such provision is to make sure that they are registered with a veterinary practice that…
February 2, 2022 • 47 shares
Should I rescue a farm animal?
Animal Welfare
Should I rescue a farm animal?
We are all familiar with the harrowing social media posts showing hens in cages, battered-looking, haggard and thin, asking for kind people to give them a new home. How many of us with a small back garden thought it woul…
January 19, 2022 • 53 shares
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