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Vets launch 10 pledges for manifestos

Brexit, workforce, and animal welfare top the list of 10 pledges that the British Veterinary Association is calling on all political parties to include in their manifestos for the upcoming General Election.

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Dr Elizabeth Berry pictured on the home farm with some of her Lleyn ewes.

No need for Zinc Trace Element supplementation

Zinc content in forage is rarely deficient (less than one per cent of forages samples will have a deficiency) and the amount of zinc in forage compared to the amount available from a bolus is significantly greater (often 100 times greater).

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First placed December Ram shown by McConnell Brothers with Michael Copeland, Masons Animal Feeds and Rebecca McBratney, Judge

Ballyhunsley Ram tops Charollais sale

The Charollais Ram Sale in Ballymena Market secured a top price of 600gns for the Ballyhunsley Flock of David Anderson, this strong Glyncoch Top Gun son standing second in the Shearling Class in the Pre Sale Show.

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Update on rural development issues

Update on rural development issues

The Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme (NIRDP) 2014-2020, is worth up to £623 million made up of approximately £186.5 million of EU money matched with £186.5m from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), with a further £250 million promised to the industry by the previous Northern Ireland Executive. Funding was allocated to three themes; competitiveness, environment and wider rural.

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Supreme Champion Royaldowns Orlando - 4,100gn

Good Charolais bull trade at Dungannon

There was a good trade for Charolais at the Northern Ireland club sale held at Dungannon Mart on Friday 1 November, where bidding peaked at 5,800gns and 29 lots sold to an average of £3,277 with a 74% clearance rate, up 7% on last year.

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Membership offer - CanTrack

Membership offer - CanTrack

With rural crime on the rise, protect your agricultural machinery with CanTrack. As an Ulster Farmers’ Union member you can avail of an exclusive offer with the leading provider of integrated theft recovery solutions and real-time driver behavioural data. 

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