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April 17th 2014

April NADIS webinars

Please find the link to the April Parasite Forecast and Disease Alert webinars: http://webinars.nadis.org.uk/distributors/nadis-scotland.aspx (Scotland) or you can also view them in our newly launched Disease A-Z App Search for NADIS at your App store or use these links: Android: NADIS Farmer: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.writemedia.nadis.farmer Apple iOS: NADIS Farmer: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/nadis-farmer/id731900546?mt=8&uo=4 Webinar topics covered include: PARASITE FORECAST Nematodirus and Coccidiosis [...]

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April 16th 2014

TB movement control notice

Here’s a link to an updated TB Information Note about changes to TB cattle movement controls – removal of the common land pre-movement testing exemption. If you have any further questions, please contact your local AHVLA office or the bTB Engage mailbox (bTBengage@defra.gsi.gov.uk).

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March 20th 2014

PEDIGREE BREEDER NOTICE

BREEDER NOTICE – As of 1st March 2014, all pedigree Aberdeen-Angus calves MUST be birth intimated to the Society within 27 days of birth which is exactly the same time frame for applying for a BCMS Passport. You can of course, register your calf at this time if you so desire.

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The winners of Scotland’s champions in the 2013 Countryside Alliance Rural Awards were announced on 4th March at a reception at Holyrood. Four inspiring Scottish businesses will now go forward to the grand final at the Houses of Parliament in April. This competition is an annual celebration of rural produce, skill, enterprise and heritage through [...]

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Highland Wagyu (home of the Mohmar Angus herd) are looking for an experienced,enthusiastic herdsperson to join the team. Must have a passion for cattle with a wide degree of knowledge and understanding of pedigree beef cattle. All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence, please contact martine@wagyu.co.uk

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Veterinary Inspection times for Newark are 4pm to 7pm on Friday 28th March 2014 and 7am to 8.30am on Saturday 29th March 2014. Judging starts at 9am Saturday 29th March with the sale starting at 12pm. To view the full advert for the event click here.

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As part of the ongoing National BVD Control programme – XLVets will be holding a number of meetings in association with local auction marts across England advising farmers on how to reduce their risk on farm and at the point of sale.  The meetings will be hosted by both a local vet and auctioneer and [...]

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Central Scotland Aberdeen Angus Club Multibreed Quiz Night in the Lovat Hotel, Perth at 7.30pm on Thursday 6th March 2014. All Welcome.  Teams of 4. Cost £10/head includes quiz and buffet.  Raffle. Entries Deadline Wednesday 26th February to Clare McGowan (01575) 560236/07752337548 or Email: inchislaangus@gmail.com

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The Border Club AGM is to be held in 8 days time - on Wednesday 26 February 2014, (7pm for 7.30pm). The venue is the Cross Keys in Kelso and will be followed as usual by a meal.

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February 12th 2014

New Irish Presidential Team

Irish Council members low res

The Irish Presidential Team has been elected with John Tait, Midleton, Co Cork, standing as President, Alan Cheney, Trillick, Co Tyrone, elected as Vice President and  taking the Junior Vice President position is Mack Crowe, Mohill, Co Leitrim.

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