Sheep

British Wool relaunches young farmers’ training offer

British Wool relaunches young farmers’ training offer

British Wool and the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) are collaborating for a fourth year in 2022, and...

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Ministers urged to use opportunity to legislate against sheep worrying

Ministers urged to use opportunity to legislate against sheep worrying

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is urging ministers to take advantage of current legislation passing through parliament and legislate to...

January 19, 2022

Fertiliser planning webinars for beef, sheep and dairy farmers

Fertiliser planning webinars for beef, sheep and dairy farmers

AgriSearch, the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) and the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) are joining forces...

January 18, 2022

New rearing studies confirm significant surplus lamb margin earning opportunity

New rearing studies confirm significant surplus lamb margin earning opportunity

Two new independent rearing studies have confirmed that both small numbers and large groups of surplus lambs can be reared...

January 16, 2022

Welsh sheep and goat farmers reminded to submit inventory

Welsh sheep and goat farmers reminded to submit inventory

Sheep and goat farmers across Wales are being reminded to submit their annual inventory by February 1, 2022. The inventory,...

January 13, 2022

Scotland: Campaign to highlight consequences of dog attacks launched

Scotland: Campaign to highlight consequences of dog attacks launched

The Scottish Partnership Against Rural Crime (SPARC) has today, January 11, launched a campaign to educate dog owners about the...

January 11, 2022

NSA Breakfast Club webinars to return in 2022

NSA Breakfast Club webinars to return in 2022

Following on from its success in 2021, the National Sheep Association (NSA)’s series of Breakfast Club webinars is returning for...

January 8, 2022

NSA sets out its commitments for 2022

NSA sets out its commitments for 2022

As the new year begins the National Sheep Association (NSA) is looking ahead at its overarching priorities, setting out a...

January 4, 2022

Exports of sheepmeat from the UK fall 12% in October

Exports of sheepmeat from the UK fall 12% in October

January 1, 2022

Lambing essentials for early-lambing flocks

Lambing essentials for early-lambing flocks

December 31, 2021

Supporting ewe nutrition pre and post lambing leads to heavier lambs at weaning

Supporting ewe nutrition pre and post lambing leads to heavier lambs at weaning

Sheep producers looking to maximise weaning weights and lifetime performance for this lambing season, should adopt a combo supplement protocol...

December 27, 2021

New initiative to compare rams in commercial hill flocks

New initiative to compare rams in commercial hill flocks

A scheme investing in Welsh upland sheep farming has launched a new initiative to support farmers in assessing the impact...

December 26, 2021

FUW raises concerns about changes to livestock movement rules

FUW raises concerns about changes to livestock movement rules

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has raised its concerns regarding proposed changes to the registration and reporting of livestock...

December 23, 2021

Cotswold farmer sentenced after burying sheep in rotting potatoes

Cotswold farmer sentenced after burying sheep in rotting potatoes

A Cotswold farmer has been sentenced to 26 weeks in prison after he pleaded guilty to 22 offences, including burying...

December 17, 2021

Northern sheep trade: Boost in lamb prices

Northern sheep trade: Boost in lamb prices

December 13, 2021

Poots welcomes re-opening of US market for UK lamb exports

Poots welcomes re-opening of US market for UK lamb exports

December 10, 2021

NSA issues advice on how best to deal with a sheep worrying attack

NSA issues advice on how best to deal with a sheep worrying attack

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is urging sheep farmers across the UK to update themselves with the latest guidance on...

December 8, 2021

Northern sheep trade: Lamb prices hold firm

Northern sheep trade: Lamb prices hold firm

December 6, 2021