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21st May 2020

In response to growing demand for cage-free eggs, Indonesia-based training centre promises to provide Asian farmers with the training and tools to shift to sustainable, cage-free production while maintaining a competitive business advantage....
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The Poultry Site

21st May 2020

The amendment, which would have guaranteed that imports have to meet the UK’s high standards for animal welfare and food safety, was voted down by a narrow margin of 328 against versus 277 for on 14 May. Daniella Dos Santos, BVA President, said: “...
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BVA

20th May 2020

Dogs Trust is issuing advice to dog owners following concerns over a ticking time bomb of separation anxiety among dogs post lockdown when families return to their normal routine.   If your dog is used to being left alone, then try to make sure you...
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Dogs Trust

20th May 2020

NFU Scotland, Ulster Farmers Union, NFU Cymru and NFU UK welcome the proposed safeguards for UK agriculture as it leaves the EU. In response to the UK government’s Global Tariff announcement, the four UK farming unions said: “We are pleased the...
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The Dairy Site

18th May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has raised additional and perhaps unforeseen ethically challenging situations (ECS) for those working in veterinary clinical settings. As part of her PhD study, Anne Fawcett is conducting a survey to determine the frequency,...
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18th May 2020

Advice for pet owners and livestock keepers on looking after the welfare of animals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This advice applies to England only. You must stay alert and should follow the current coronavirus guidance at all times...
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GOV.UK

15th May 2020

The Agriculture Bill has passed its final House of Commons reading unamended, despite a cross industry lobby‘s attempt to enshrine support for imported food products to meet UK standards in the new law. The Bill passed its third reading (report...
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AgriTrade News

14th May 2020

The British Egg Industry Council, in partnership with Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), has welcomed the latest Government pledge to uphold high environmental, food safety and...
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The Poultry Site

6th May 2020

Research conducted by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), funded by The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (AKC CHF), shows that small changes to the diets of dogs with hard-to-treat epilepsy has the potential to reduce the number of...
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Royal Veterinary College

6th May 2020

  Just published in the journal Veterinary Pathology, the RVC's Prof Simon Priestnall is the author of an invited commentary on canine respiratory coronavirus. Simon and Dr Judy Mitchell lead the RVC’s Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease research...
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RVC

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