Agriculture – Still The Most Dangerous Industry in the UK

Agriculture has long been one of the most dangerous industries to work in. Across the world, farming & agricultural accident rates refuse to fall, contributing factors include the use of heavy machinery, industrial equipment & animals. In 2014 the HSA figures reveal an 87% jump with 30 people killed in 2014 compared to 16 in […]

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Fly infestations hit pig and poultry production

Fly infestations in pig and poultry buildings could be costing livestock farmers 10% in lost growth rates and egg production. That could equate to over €10 (£8.50) per pig in extra feed requirement. Speaking at the recent PestEx 2015 event in London, Syngenta Technical Manager, Dr Kai Sievert, reported research studies have shown pig growth […]

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Norbrook® launches new external parasite treatment, Spotinor®

Norbrook® has announced the launch of Spotinor® Deltamethrin spot-on, a new product which can be used to kill a wide range of external parasites that can have economically damaging effects on cattle, sheep and lambs. . It complements the company’s broad range of anthelmintic and ectoparasiticide products. Product features and benefits: Great for mixed species […]

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Ceva Animal Health provides ‘first class’ BRED for Cattle Repro Vets

Leading international bovine veterinary specialists are helping to change the way cattle reproduction is managed in the UK, thanks to a series of educational CPD workshops sponsored by Ceva. The latest in the UK-wide series of Bovine Reproduction, Education and Discussion (BRED) Workshops, were held in Edinburgh and Bristol earlier this month. Both were attended […]

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Pirbright’s Centenary Conference highlights advances in the research of virus diseases of livestock and viruses that spread from animals to humans

Press Release: 17 September 2014 The Pirbright Institute hosted its Centenary Conference at The University of Surrey on September 11 and 12, 2014 to mark its 100th anniversary of the prevention and control of livestock infectious diseases and discuss current research into virus diseases of livestock and viruses that spread from animals to humans. The […]

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