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  • Livestock rustling and theft

    I'm a trainee journalist specialising in food issues. Would anyone be interested in telling me about the experience of having their livestock stolen or an attempted theft? I am keen to hear from farmers firsthand about this growing issue. What can be done to prevent it? It's for a feature article...
    Posted to Talking Point (Forum) by milkandtwosugars on Thu, Feb 23 2012
  • Question about animal drinking water (Urgent)

    Hi, does anyone have information about the quality required for animal drinking water in the context of the treatment of stormwater using a wetland system? Is stormwater treated by a wetland system safe for farm animals to drink? Would greatly appreciate ANY relevant information/resources - thanks very...
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by tiiiii12 on Thu, Apr 7 2011
  • Mixed farming or factory farming?

    Author Name: Jules Hayward Efficient farming or factory farming? In the last 12 months, several proposals to create ‘super dairies’ or ‘super piggeries’ have hit the headlines. It’s creating a stir in both the farming community and the general public.
    Posted to Farming Futures Blog (Weblog) by anonymous on Mon, Sep 27 2010
  • Climate news and knowledge#2

    Author Name: Will Frazer In the last couple of weeks there has been talk of uncertainty about investment in AD, innovative responses to the impacts of the dry spell, spiced up sheep and super cows...
    Posted to Farming Futures Blog (Weblog) by anonymous on Fri, Jul 9 2010
  • Organic Livestock Farming

    Out soon - "The Complete Guide to Organic Livestock Farming" Discount Pre-ordering is available at The Book Depository: or at Amazon UK:
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Mon, Mar 22 2010
  • Re: MRSA - much ado about nothing?

    It would be a grave mistake to dismiss consumer and FSA / public health authority concerns about MRSA as being the result of a conspiracy by ???not sure who you are suggesting here - Universities??? Public & NHS concern about MRSA has been fuelled by the meteoric rise in MRSA-associated deaths from...
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Thu, Nov 13 2008
  • Guide to Antibiotic Medication

    A new manual on using antibiotics for animal treatment has just been published. It covers pets and fish farming as well as cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry and horses. A contents list and review can be found here:
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Thu, May 15 2008
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