Contents tagged with cattle

14 January 2021

The UK produced 74,500 tonnes of beef and veal in December, up 5% year-on-year, according to Defra figures.

6 January 2021

The number of cattle in the UK at 1 June 2020 stood at 9.6 million head, 1% lower than it was the year before.

24 November 2020

Read our findings about vaccine use in cattle.

4 March 2021

Vaccine uptake in the beef and sheep sector

18 November 2020

The fifth report from the Cattle Health and Welfare Group (CHAWG) provides a wide ranging summary of facts and figures relating to the UK cattle industry. The report aims to encourage the identification and collection of additional data, particularly in relation to cattle industry priorities identified by CHAWG.

20 November 2020

Increasing the proportion of the year that cattle spend grazing outdoors can reduce ammonia emissions.

14 September 2020

Join us for an overview of the BVDFree England Scheme. Our goal is to help you to understand your bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) status and to use this information to eradicate the disease on farm. In this webinar we will be joined by Bill Mellor, Nikki Moore and a case study farmer to talk through the scheme, how it works on farm and the benefit to you.

16 June 2020

Join AHDB and Dr Luppo Diepenbroek, Independent consultant, for a webinar on outwintering cattle

26 May 2020

An article looking at signs of Pica in cows.

23 April 2020

Join AHDB Beef and Lamb for a live chat with suckler beef farmer, Tim Phipps from Bragborough Hall Farm in Northamptonshire.

20 November 2020

Every time an antibiotic is used, there is a risk that it will increase the number of bacteria resistant to that antibiotic. This means that these antibiotics will stop becoming effective for treating infections in people and animals. Responsible antibiotic use on beef cattle, alongside measures to prevent disease, is therefore vital to help preserve these life-saving medicines.

24 September 2019

Launch of a consultation on a proposal to form a Ruminant Health and Welfare Group to deliver a simpler, more co-ordinated approach to tackling primarily sheep and cattle health and welfare across the UK.