New compulsory biosecurity and measures to protect against AI in Wales
Nov28

New compulsory biosecurity and measures to protect against AI in Wales

New biosecurity and housing requirements will be implemented for poultry and captive birds in Wales from 2nd December.

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NSA pressure ensures no cliff edge for EU sheepmeat exports
Nov25

NSA pressure ensures no cliff edge for EU sheepmeat exports

The National Sheep Association welcomes news that Defra backdown means no cliff edge for EU sheepmeat exports.

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UK meat production for export safe for next 12 months as Defra backs down
Nov22

UK meat production for export safe for next 12 months as Defra backs down

The requirement for veterinary visit attestations for SHAs for export certificates has been pushed back another year to 13th December 2023.

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Damning report on Defra’s Weybridge facility
Nov16

Damning report on Defra’s Weybridge facility

A damning report on Defra’s Weybridge facility shows Government is not prioritising the threat to the trade and farming posed by animal diseases.

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LMC highlights benefits of NIBL FQAS
Nov11

LMC highlights benefits of NIBL FQAS

The Northern Ireland Beef and Lamb Farm Quality Assurance Scheme was founded thirty years ago. LMC reports on its progress.

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NSA supports EFRA recommendation on post Brexit trade deals
Jun28

NSA supports EFRA recommendation on post Brexit trade deals

The National Sheep Association has confirmed it is adding its support to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s recommendation to Government to formally commit to upholding animal welfare and environmental standards in all post Brexit trade deals.

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