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Changes in store for Dairy Shorthorn breeders

AS from January 2018 the Dairy Shorthorn Society’s Coates herd book will be closed to animals other than those by a registered Dairy Shorthorn sire from either the UK or elsewhere in the world. As a result, the society’s semen company Red Cattle Genetics will be rebranded as Shorthorn Sires UK (SSUK). By ANGELA CALVERT.


Arla seeks key European trade assurances

Yorkshire’s largest dairy processor, Arla, has urged the Government to protect British dairy farming as it embarks on formal negotiations over Britain’s exit from the European Union. By BEN BARNETT