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Stackyard is an on-line farming magazine bringing news, views and comment. Links to farming related web sites worldwide - cattle associations, sheep societies, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, auction marts, farm machinery, property, rural estate agents.

Jennifer Mackenzie


edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

NEMSA Stalwarts Central to Both Breed – and Britain
Mule sheep breeders, like their stock-in-trade, are hardy types. Many have little choice, as custodians of some of the highest and most remote hill and upland farms in the north, ideally suited to the resilient breed.
England's Trees to be Quarantined
Environment Secretary Michael Gove launches the first Tree Health Resilience Strategy to protect England’s trees from pests and diseases for generations to come.
Beef Farmers must Safeguard their Business from Uncertainty
Despite huge uncertainty in the agricultural sector, beef farmers must start to make decisions now in order to protect their business in what is likely to be a more volatile future marketplace.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 33 cattle, 190 spring lambs, 2,706 prime hoggs and 2,121 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 24th May 2018.
Animal Welfare Research Leads to European Law Reform
Ground-breaking research aimed at improving bird welfare during poultry production has directly led to a change in EU law.
Consider Trace Elements as Grass Growth Accelerates
Livestock farmers are being urged to ensure that nutritional needs are met as spring grass growth accelerates and trace element intakes maybe compromised.
NSA Facilitates Defra Research at Breed Society Forum
The National Sheep Association’s Breed Society Forum proved the perfect platform for discussion on the future of UK sheep farming at the annual gathering of UK sheep breed societies.

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