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25th February 2019

Researchers from the RVC have made use of force plate technology to accurately measure the external work of galloping in racehorses. This technique, which has never been used for such large animals at high speed before, showed that horses had much...
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RVC

21st February 2019

If the UK leaves the EU on 29 March without a Brexit deal, there may be changes that affect your arable, livestock or horticulture farming business. Contents Farm and rural payments: EU funding Importing and exporting Your employees Food and drink...
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GOV.UK

21st February 2019

The event will be jointly hosted by the University of Bristol Veterinary School and continental meat supplier Winterbotham Darby next month on Thursday 7 March. This annual event, now in its fourth year, will bring together...
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Veterinary Practice

20th February 2019

We’re concerned for horses with their legs tangled in chains, as well as horses with wounds caused by tight head collars. Today, we’re issuing a stark reminder to the owners of tethered horses, highlighting the welfare risks associated with keeping...
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RSPCA

19th February 2019

Friends, it’s a pleasure to be here and a particular pleasure to follow Minette’s brilliant speech. It’s particularly reassuring, Minette, to know that at the end of what’s been a highly successful year of your presidency that the NFU meets in good...
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Gov.UK

19th February 2019

We are pleased the Welsh government has announced a consultation into a ban on Third Party Sales as it brings us one step closer to a ban becoming a reality, reducing the chance of puppies suffering at the hands of unscrupulous breeders. We support...
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Dogs Trust

19th February 2019

 Published: 19 Feb 2019 | Last Updated: 19 Feb 2019 11:45:40 Recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis (RER) in horses is an exercise-associated disease that involves repeated episodes of muscle damage. The disorder is also sometimes known as tying up,...
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RVC

18th February 2019

The level of funding made available to enable animal welfare controls in English slaughterhouses. FOI2019/00462: total financial cost required to deliver animal welfare controls in all slaughterhouses in England each year.   Follow the link to read...
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GOV.UK

15th February 2019

Latest UK Government figures reveal that meat from more than 90,000 animals slaughtered without stunning could have been sold in supermarkets unlabelled. The figures, which were due last autumn but were only released yesterday (after we joined...
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RSPCA

14th February 2019

The British Veterinary Association has responded today (14 February) to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) 2018 slaughterhouse survey, which has finally been released following pressure from BVA and others to make the data public. The survey, which...
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BVA

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