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22Oct 20

Rycote Park Farm – Oxfordshire

Hugo Comyn raises Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) and Certified Grassfed by AGW cattle at Rycote Park Farm, near Thame in Oxfordshire. The Rycote Park herd consists of about 80 pedigree Aberdeen Angus Cows, 17 of which are native Aberdeen Angus. The team at Rycote Park Farm primarily produces store cattle, with the top end animals going into the breeding market as young bulls and breeding heifers. The cattle at Rycote Park Farm are predominantly rotationally…

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21Oct 20

Chapel Pill Farm – Somerset

Lester Lavington raises Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) dairy cows at Chapel Pill Farm near Abbots Leigh in Somerset. The dairy cows at Chapel Pill Farm are rotationally managed, grazing one section of pasture before being moved to fresh fields. This type of management allows grass to recover before cows return to graze again; it also keeps the soil properly fertilised and minimises the build-up of internal parasites, thereby avoiding reliance on chemical treatments. Chapel Pill…

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19Oct 20

Midgell Farm – Somerset

Royston Baber raises Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) dairy cows at Midgell Farm near Backwell in Somerset. The dairy cows at Midgell Farm are rotationally managed, grazing one section of pasture before being moved to fresh fields. This type of management allows grass to recover before cows return to graze again; it also keeps the soil properly fertilised and minimises the build-up of internal parasites, thereby avoiding reliance on chemical treatments. Midgell Farm supplies Lye Cross…

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13Oct 20

UK Farmers ‘Collateral Damage’ in Post-Brexit Trade Deal Considerations

UK farmers will have woken up this morning to the news that measures in the Agriculture Bill 2020 to ensure future trade deals will meet UK animal welfare and food safety rules were rejected by the government. Ministers have ruthlessly and serially reneged on pre-Brexit and pre-election manifesto promises to protect food and farming standards around food safety, environment and animal welfare. Instead, we have another empty and equally unbelievable comment from Defra’s Victoria Prentis that the government is “absolutely…

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12Oct 20
NBA Blog

Is the National Beef Association missing the point?

Farmers across the world could be forgiven for feeling somewhat unloved at the moment – and it’s probably fair to say that those with cattle have been unfairly singled out as being solely responsible for the climate emergency. Against that backdrop the UK beef industry’s self-proclaimed representative body, the National Beef Association (NBA), appears to favour the further intensification of beef production in the UK (at the expense of sustainable, grass-fed systems) as the most ‘climate friendly’ solution looks frankly…

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