The Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) has launched its "Report on the implications of castration and tail docking for the welfare of lambs".
The Department for the Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra) has today launched a public consultation on the implementation of new European laws concerning the marketing of meat from bovine animals aged 12 months or less.
COMPARED with the vehicles that tow them, livestock trailers invariably get a pretty raw deal when it comes to servicing, maintenance and generally being looked after.
I GREW up about two miles from the Grand Union Canal and spent quite a bit of my childhood watching the narrowboats navigating their way through the locks.
LORD Rooker, Minister for Sustainable Food and Farming and Animal Health, has stated that, "Honey bees are facing serious threats from a growing number of pests and diseases. It is vital that we do all we can to respond effectively to these…
PHILIP Ghazala is a busy man. As well as being the business brains behind the Verm-X health care range, he is also a TV presenter, host and event commentator.
Play Station' for goats
I HAVE a property with about five acres of land. How do I go about registering a smallholding, and who with? What advantages are there for having my land registered as a smallholding? The land is in a designated green belt area so does this cause…
I AM officially a different person this month from the last time I wrote. This month I am a person who can handle a swarm of bees!