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How Will Agriculture Be Affected by Review on Antibiotic Use?

Reducing the unnecessary use of antibiotics in agriculture globally is one of the main conclusions in the O’Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance published last week. 1,427 more words

How are Farmers Dealing with Biosecurity?

Animal health and welfare are key in good livestock farming.

Improved biosecurity aims to safeguard and even improve animal health.

Biosecurity measures are based on the principle of avoiding direct and indirect contact between groups of animals and reducing the general infection pressure. 450 more words

Is Russia Nearing Self-sufficiency in Meat?

How far has Russia come down the road to self-sufficiency in the meat sector?

The government has declared the aim of not relying on meat imports to sustain the market and the latest figures show that the country is moving more and more rapidly to relying on domestic supplies. 756 more words

#tacotuesday it's a wrap! Pibil spit roast pork and rotisserie chicken, buttermilk slaw and chimchurri

I really didn’t mean to make #tacotuesday a thing..

Yet it seems to just creep up on us!


This outing used up some more of that wonderful spit roast free range pork stored in the inside freezer.. 215 more words

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Sausage making time! (And hogget chops, jersey royals and purple broccoli).. 

Whenever I need a good think about things.. Sausage making helps me through it! You can see a bunch of them here!


These ones I am making with great chipolata style skins .. 171 more words

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Crispy spit roast hog fritters .. Equals DELICIOUSNESS! 

Having roasted this fantastic local free range antibiotic free piggy.. ( I did a charity do on May Day holiday you see!).. If the rain hadn’t of come down do hard ( hey it’s bank holiday it has to rain right!) it would have been superb.. 192 more words

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Nutritional value and seasonal availability of feed ingredients for pigs in Uganda

In this study, the nutritional values and seasonal availability of 43 local feed ingredients for pigs in Uganda, were estimated based on nutrient analyses and literature values, information needed to develop low-cost balanced rations for pigs on smallholder farms. 139 more words

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