Ruminant Health and Welfare (RH&W) has welcomed the focus placed on livestock vaccination as an integral part of herd and flock health management following the launch of NOAH’s campaign to promote the Livestock Vaccination Guideline. The group believes vaccination is
Farmers are being reminded of the risk of botulism this season after soaring fertiliser prices led to an increase in the use of poultry litter on grass crops. Ruminant Health and Welfare (RH&W) chairman Nigel Miller is urging farmers who
Ruminant Health and Welfare (RH&W) would like to reiterate the legal requirement for providing calves with at least two milk feeds a day until 28 days of age. The reminder from the RH&W steering group comes at a time of
Ruminant Health & Welfare launch report highlighting immediate gains of ruminant health on methane emissions
New report highlights the role reducing key endemic diseases in ruminants can play in contributing to the Global Methane Pledge formed at COP26 to reduce methane emissions by 30% by 2030.
As the UK experiences a phase of heightened Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) risk, a new survey has been launched for participating vet students on lambing placement to identify the prevalence of deformed lambs, which is an indicator of presence of SBV across the UK.
With the clock ticking on changes to Red Tractor standards in 2023 which will strengthen the UK dairy industry’s commitment to rear every calf with care, a pilot initiative on-farm is tackling the key challenges of breeding, rearing and marketing.