The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF)

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  • Livestock goes free entry for all

    Livestock goes free entry for all

    FREE ENTRY FOR ALL VISITORS  Farmers, their families and staff, farm contractors and students, consultants, vets and all in the supply trade will gain free entry to Livestock 2016.  MACHINERY MOVES INSIDE This year, ...

  • RABDF Prince Philip Award goes to DeLaval

    RABDF Prince Philip Award goes to DeLaval

    DeLaval has been presented with the RABDF Prince Philip Award by His Royal Highness at Buckingham Palace, this week. The honour was made to the global dairy equipment company for research and development in the field of dairy farming and the most ...

  • Making more from forage: Bishop Burton farm walk 18 Feb

    Making more from forage: Bishop Burton farm walk 18 Feb

    Realising the true value of forage this coming season will come under the microscope at a farm walk staged at Bishop Burton College, Beverley on Wednesday 18 February. Organised by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers and animal nutrition ...

  • Dairy farmer mentors wanted - RABDF Entrepreneurs in Dairying programme

    Dairy farmer mentors wanted - RABDF Entrepreneurs in Dairying programme

    The search is on for mentors to aspiring dairy farmers currently participating in Entrepreneurs in Dairying, the new business training programme launched earlier this year by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers. Dairy producers and those ...

  • Annual report from Cattle Health and Welfare Group (CHAWG)

    Annual report from Cattle Health and Welfare Group (CHAWG)

    The second Cattle Health and Welfare Group (CHAWG) report to examine the state of GB’s cattle health and welfare, published in June 2014, highlights the need to prioritise health and welfare issues, set defined targets and collaborate across ...

  • Livestock Event National Dairy Show Results 2014

    Livestock Event National Dairy Show Results 2014

    Stall bookings for cattle reached record levels at the Livestock Event, at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and 3 Thursday July. Over 200 stalls were allocated for the National Dairy Show, together with over 145 pedigree beef cattle. “Last ...

  • The Livestock Event 2014: More Livestock + New Technical

    The Livestock Event 2014: More Livestock + New Technical

    The Livestock Event, the UK’s leading livestock trade show held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July and organised by RABDF Events, will be welcoming a record 400 livestock entries and over 450 trade exhibitors, providing the most ...

  • Livestock Event: National Dairy Show - there`s still time to enter

    Livestock Event: National Dairy Show - there`s still time to enter

    Stall bookings for the Livestock Event’s National Dairy Show have exceeded 200 stalls so far, however with five days to go to the booking deadline, there’s still time to enter. “The National Dairy Show staged at The NEC, ...

  • Livestock Event: Farm Health Planning Seminars – The Joint Farmer- Vet Approach

    Livestock Event: Farm Health Planning Seminars – The Joint Farmer- Vet Approach

    Farmers and their vets will be teaming up to share how they have proactively addressed some of the most common and challenging health issues found on  beef and dairy units in the Farm Health Planning seminars to be staged at Livestock Event at ...

  • The National Dairy Show: free stall places, best show circuit facilities

    The National Dairy Show: free stall places, best show circuit facilities

    The Livestock Event’s National Dairy Show is scheduled to take a lead by offering exhibitors the best facilities on the show circuit with more free stall places and more time to showcase their cattle to the biggest commercial dairy farmer ...

  • Association of Robotic Milkers meeting: Livestock Event, Thurs 3 Jul

    Association of Robotic Milkers meeting: Livestock Event, Thurs 3 Jul

    Plans for a new collaborative group of dairy producers with robot milking systems are underway to enable them to exploit the new technology more readily, share best practice and ensure a positive public image. Called the Association of Robotic ...

  • Changes to TB cattle movement controls

    Changes to TB cattle movement controls

    This measure builds on changes made in 2012 and 2013 to TB cattle controls and is consistent with the “Strategy for Achieving ‘Officially Bovine Tuberculosis-Free’ Status for England”. The aim of the Strategy, published on ...

  • Livestock Event to stage world first live robotic demonstration

    Livestock Event to stage world first live robotic demonstration

    The world’s first combined live robotic milking and feeding system demonstration at an exhibition will be staged at the Livestock Event, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July by its organisers the Royal Association of British Dairy ...

  • The Livestock Event: exploiting potential exports

    The Livestock Event: exploiting potential exports

    The Livestock Event will be flying the flag for all British exhibitors – both livestock and from the supply sector, interested in exporting activities at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 July. Organiser, RABDF Events has ...

  • Livestock Recommendations - Farming Regulation Task Force

    Livestock Recommendations - Farming Regulation Task Force

    At the Oxford Farming Conference the Secretary of State announced:  From 2016, the introduction of a generic 10 mile rule for CPH allocation across farmed species, alongside a new solution for dealing with land being used for temporary ...

  • The Livestock Event 2014: new dedicated pig and poultry feature

    The Livestock Event 2014: new dedicated pig and poultry feature

    The Livestock Event, the UK’s leading livestock trade show is launching a new dedicated feature for pig and poultry producers at the 2014 event, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July.  Specialist advice on feeding, health, ...

  • Proposals for new bovine TB control measures: tackling transmission between cattle herds

    Proposals for new bovine TB control measures: tackling transmission between cattle herds

    The documents below explain Defra’s further proposals on bovine TB cattle measures, and why these changes are needed.  Defra are seeking stakeholder views, and welcome your comments on the proposals by 10 January 2014.  RABDF ...

  • The Livestock Event 2014: more livestock + new technical

    The Livestock Event 2014: more livestock + new technical

    The Livestock Event, the UK’s leading livestock trade show is launching new features and in response to visitor demand is increasing the livestock presence at the 2014 event, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July. In addition, it ...

  • Monitoring cow nutrition

    Monitoring cow nutrition

    This month 2013 NMR/RABDF Gold Cup winner Bill Higgins updates us on the latest news from Wilderley Hall Farm, Pulverbatch, Shropshire, and in particular cow nutrition. Following on from last month’s article we are a third of the way through ...