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Scientists carrying out long-term monitoring at the North Wyke site of Rothamsted Research have detected trends in the biodiversity and the...
Rothamsted Research ~ 03rd May 2016 ~ 12pm
The National Pig Association is launching an antibiotic stewardship programme to achieve minimum use of antibiotics, consistent with responsible...
National Pig Association Press Release ~ 03rd May 2016 ~ 11am
Researchers at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have taken part in a study of the effect of one molecule, 3-nitrooxypropanol, in...
Science Daily ~ 03rd May 2016 ~ 10am
Why consider no-till? Does it work in all soil types? What changes are seen a no-till system? What’s the secret to success? Via @AHDB Cereals...
AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds ~ 03rd May 2016 ~ 9am
The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of gestation sow housing system on sow performance under commercial conditions. The study was...
AL Laudwig, University of Illinois et al in the Journal of Animal Science ~ 03rd May 2016 ~ 7am
Tail biting is a common problem in growing–finishing pigs, which can compromise health, growth, and welfare. Because tail biting is an abnormal...
Y Li et al, in 2016. Jounal of Animal Science 94, suppl 2: 2, p. 8-9 via the FareWellDock website ~ 03rd May 2016 ~ 7am
Efforts to improve the polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) and nutritional properties of animal products have been studied for many years. The main...
World Poultry ~ 02nd May 2016 ~ 4pm

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There have been a number of new outbreaks of blue tongue disease in central and eastern France, though the risk to UK livestock remains unchanged.
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Thousands of people expected to descend on Bakewell to attend the British beef industry's major annual event later this month.
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