Farmers and crofters are being reminded to manage cattle according to their body condition score following reports of an increased number of caesarean sections in calving cows.
Feed trials hosted by Bruce and Jane Mackie at their dairy farm at Middleton of Rora, Peterhead, have convinced the couple that they can happily feed their cows on a ration containing a locally-sourced alternative to imported soya.
An animal lover who took out a bank loan to save three cows from slaughter has thanked the sanctuary that has offered them a new home.
Methane produced by burping cows and other livestock is not responsible for increasing global temperatures, according to an expert in air quality.
After a 15 year ban, months of debate, public meetings and community concerns, cows have finally returned to the village street in Plockton.
A row has erupted over the return of cattle to Plockton's main street.
A north east farmer has been banned from keeping cattle after three of his cows had to be put down.
Consistently being able to breed and bring out quality pedigree and commercial stock requires good stockmanship and a huge amount of hard work, but it’s something the Robertson family from Tomintoul has been achieving for decades.
Dairy farmers who supply Muller on a non-aligned contract face a price cut at the start of next year.
Angry villagers have branded plans to let cattle once again roam their local streets and beachfront as “nonsense”.
Cows may once again roam free in a Highland village - a decade-and-a-half after the tradition was hit with a shock ban.
Angry farmers have claimed their livestock were “terrorised” by the industrial-strength fireworks set-off to celebrate the opening of the north-east’s offshore windfarm.
A pair of well-known faces on the agricultural show circuit is preparing to take a team of 10 commercial cattle to the Royal Highland Show next week.
This Northern Irish family had unexpected visitors today as a herd of cows invaded their front garden.
Scottish beef producers will receive their share of Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme (SSBSS) payments worth £38 million in the next few weeks.
Organisers of the Black Isle Show believe the success of farming-related television programmes have encouraged the general public to take an interest in all things agricultural.
Aberdeen & Northern Marts (ANM) is preparing to host two major cattle sales next week.
Dingwall and Highland Marts is preparing to host its annual show and sale of bulls next week.
Government and farming industry patience has finally expired with beef producers who are failing to clean up herds infected with the scourge of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD).
Fire crews were called to rescue 30 cows from a lorry after it tipped over on a busy north-east commuter route.
A Scottish breeder secured the top price of 9,000gn at a select sale of Limousin females in Carlisle.
A leading Scottish animal feed firm has hailed the results of a study into the use of its grain preservative product.
The Highland Area Aberdeen-Angus Club is hosting a special event as part of the World Angus Forum later this month.
Eating quality and consistency are the two main aims at Glenbervie, according to estate manager John Lohoar.
Simmental bulls met a flying trade with 14 lots selling to a five-figure sum at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales.
The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) has backed calls to reduce the amount of antibiotics used in cattle.
Farmers and crofters enrolled in the Scottish Government's new £45million Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) will be told this week what animals need to be tissue tagged.
A well-known Highland farming family is hosting a free beef and sheep event this week.
The Aberdeen-Angus breed put on its best show yet at the 18th Black Beauty Bonanza at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.
Aberdeen-Angus enthusiasts from across Scotland and further afield will gather at Thainstone next month for the 17th annual Black Beauty Bonanza.
Cattle-breeding is a family affair for the Watties with three generations of the family involved with the enterprise.
New IVF technology to speed up the cattle breeding process was unveiled on a Scottish farm earlier this week.