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The organisation for the English beef and sheep industry
The organisation for the English beef and sheep industry

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Ensuring your livestock meets consumers’ needs
Steve Powdrill, AHDB's National Selection Specialist, runs our programme of Farm to Fork events, helping beef and sheep farmers to understand more about how to market prime beef or lamb. He writes about the importance of finishing livestock to their full po...
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It’s the season to test your livestock for parasites
Lis King, AHDB Sheep Scientist, gives a timely reminder for sheep and beef farmers to monitor their livestock for worms and liver fluke  Internal parasites (worms and liver fluke) pose a significant threat to animal health and performance. Farmers are encou...
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red meat and its links to the environment and climate change
There is constant debate around red meat and the impact it has on our environment. James Wilde, Head of Media and PR at AHDB, explains how the organisation is trying to tackle negative messages around farming and climate change and help farmers to learn mor...
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Ensuring housing is suitable for dairy bred calves
Sarah Pick, Knowledge Exchange Manager – National Assistant writes about the most recent AHDB-funded calf discussion group meeting which focused on calf housing and its effect on youngstock health and performance.  The discussion group was set up last summe...
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How to control enzootic abortion in ewes with vaccination
Lis King, AHDB Sheep Scientist, discusses the measures farmers can put in place to proactively control enzootic abortion in their flock. Globally, there is an urgent need to slow the development of drug resistant bacteria in both human and veterinary medici...
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Preparing ewes and rams for tupping season
Katie Thorley, Senior Knowledge Transfer Manager, gives advice around ensuring your ewes are fit for going to the ram in terms of body condition score, as well as suggesting how rams should be prepared for the tupping season. October is not far away and thi...
Preparing ewes and rams for tupping season
Preparing ewes and rams for tupping season
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Mastitis concern raised at Challenge Sheep discussion groups
Over the Summer, the second round of Challenge Sheep discussion groups have been held on the 12 participating farms, focussing on the data collected after the 2018 lambing season. Following a poor spring, attendees across the groups raised a noticeable rise...
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Managing your livestock and grassland during the hot weather
Liz Genever, AHDB Beef & Lamb Senior Scientist, looks at the current weather conditions and suggests ways in which farmers can manage their livestock and grassland during the hot weather.                        The extreme weather we have experienced this y...
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How farmers can limit anthelmintic resistance
Nerys Wright, Knowledge Exchange Manager for AHDB Beef & Lamb talks about the recent confirmation of the first case of resistance to Monepantel (Zolvix™) in the UK and the importance of ensuring that best practice is followed when administering wormers to s...
How farmers can limit anthelmintic resistance
How farmers can limit anthelmintic resistance
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Consumer marketing update
Gareth Renowden, Senior Consumer Marketing Manager for AHDB Beef & Lamb, talks about AHDB’s strategy in relation to our beef and lamb consumer marketing campaigns and how our year-round marketing activity aims to put beef and lamb on dinner plates across th...
Consumer marketing update
Consumer marketing update
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