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The sheep sector – is Brexit done?

The sheep sector is enjoying better prices right now; boosting producer returns but negatively affecting consumer sales. With lamb exports so critical to the sector’s future industry find a better…

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Highlights of FAS Roadshow

Final dates for our Highlights of FAS Roadshows have now been announced. These Roadshows will take place at Lanark, Thainstone and Stirling throughout the month of March. Roadshows will bring…

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Keeping on Top of Lameness

Lameness is one of the biggest welfare challenges in UK dairy herds.  It is estimated that the prevalence of lameness is around 20% in intensively managed herds.  There is always…

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Caesarean Section In Cattle

The legacy of a great year for grass is an increasing number of cows likely to require a caesarean section. While a natural birth is the goal, when a section is required there are several things that are needed for a successful outcome.

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On Track for Progress

Incorporating cow tracks into a dairy grazing system can increase herd productivity and profitability whilst helping Scotland work towards net-zero emissions. Maximising grassland utilisation Increasing grass utilisation can be a…

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